Tag: dementia

AUAA… Episode 66 – Slowing Down Dementia – Penn State Health

AUAA… Episode 66 – Slowing Down Dementia – Penn State Health

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment December 4, 2019

>>Thanks so much for watching Ask Us Anything About Slowing Down Dementia from Penn State Health. I’m Scott Gilbert. When an individual is diagnosed with dementia, a lot of questions surface immediately. They may wonder, ‘How long will I live?’, ‘How will it affect my lifestyle?’, and ‘Is there a cure?’. Now, unfortunately, the answer […]

Infectious Encephalitis –  Dr Sylviane Defres – My Brain and Medicine 2019

Infectious Encephalitis – Dr Sylviane Defres – My Brain and Medicine 2019

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment November 19, 2019

Hi, and thank you very much for inviting me, I think this is my first time at this event. So I do have lots of different hats, and so I did run the ENCEPH UK program grant, and I’ll give you a little bit of information from that but not too much. What I was […]

Healthy Aging: Promoting Well-being in Older Adults
Session 3: Addressing Details of Treatment, Including Antipsychotic Medication Use and Case Examples

Session 3: Addressing Details of Treatment, Including Antipsychotic Medication Use and Case Examples

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment October 14, 2019

>>IT’S NICE THE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD OCCURRED BEFORE THIS THIRD SESSION BECAUSE IT REALLY DOES SET UP WHAT WILL HAPPEN FOR TWO NEXT LEVELS OF GRANULARITY WHERE WE HEARD ABOUT PERSON-CENTERED PLANNING GENERALLY AND THEN ABOUT PERSON-CENTERED PLANNING SPECIFIC FOR PEOPLE LIVING WITH COGNITIVE SYMPTOMS. THE THIRD SESSION BOTH A DEEP DIVE INTO THE COMPLEX […]

12 Bad Habits That Damage Your Brain

12 Bad Habits That Damage Your Brain

By Bryan Wright 100 Comments October 7, 2019

Brainy Dose Presents: 12 Bad Habits That Damage Your Brain Your brain is the control system for all of the activities that occur in your body. But did you know that most of us engage in daily habits that actually hinder our brain’s ability to do its thing? Even worse, many of these habits can […]

The right  ‘dose’ of exercise to save your brain

The right ‘dose’ of exercise to save your brain

By Bryan Wright 2 Comments October 4, 2019

Any doctor will tell you that if you’re worried about cognitive loss and the threat of dementia, you need to get some exercise. It’s just that Dr. Wendy Suzuki is more vocal than most. She’s the author of the book “Healthy Brain, Happy Life” and she speaks all over the country about exercise and brain […]

We Are Undefeatable: Get moving with your health condition

We Are Undefeatable: Get moving with your health condition

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment September 28, 2019

♪That’s life (That’s life)♪ ♪That’s what all the people say♪ ♪You’re riding high in April♪ ♪Shot down in May♪ ♪But I don’t let it, let it get me down♪ ♪’Cause this fine old world it keeps spinnin’ around♪

A “Low-Dose Aspirin” for Dementia? Drug Ready for First In-Human Testing

A “Low-Dose Aspirin” for Dementia? Drug Ready for First In-Human Testing

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 23, 2019

Those grants are supporting the development of a compound that I actually was involved in starting from scratch. From concept all the way to now a drug that is going to go into humans for the very first time. There are three main targets that people have focused on when thinking about therapeutics for Alzheimer’s: […]

JAMA Internal Medicine Study Links Chronic Pain and Dementia

JAMA Internal Medicine Study Links Chronic Pain and Dementia

By Bryan Wright 1 Comment September 14, 2019

Chronic pain is an epidemic in the US, but this study, appearing in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests that the consequences of chronic pain may extend beyond quality of life issues. Researchers led by Elizabeth Whitlock at UCSF examined data from the Health and Retirement Study, a longitudinal survey study of just over 10,000 older adults. […]

Help Your Parents Navigate Dementia | Palliative Care, Hospice & Dementia with Heather Suri

Help Your Parents Navigate Dementia | Palliative Care, Hospice & Dementia with Heather Suri

By Bryan Wright 0 Comment September 13, 2019

Hi everyone, welcome to joy and dementia my name is Laura Smothers-Chu and I am the CEO and founder of Befriended Heart where I help daughters navigate their parents dementia and These daughters are long-distance daughters like me and they are also providing the Caregiving support so they’re not the caregiver that lives with the […]