New stroke risks for women announced

The American Heart Association just released guidelines for preventing strokes in women. The guidelines look at things distinctly female in nature that increase the chance of a stroke and then provide recommendations for treating the problem. It’s not that women don’t share many of the same risk factors that men because we do. But women…

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It takes a village to combat dementia

  Studies have indicated that socialization can play a significant protective role in the development of Alzheimer’s but along with that we also know that once an individual receives a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease, socialization can help even as the disease progresses. The problem is that dementia is a scary diagnosis. It’s made even scarier…

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