memory

A smiling woman putting a hearing aid in her ear
Can your hearing affect your thinking and memory? The answer appears to be yes.
A close up of older hands holding an old photo of a young man
Understanding differences between individuals is crucial for understanding how memory functions or declines in older adults, researchers say.
Two smiling women doing water aerobics in a pool
Aerobic exercise — which gets your heart pumping out more oxygen-carrying blood — may play a role in improving your thinking and memory skills.
A woman getting a vaccine shot from a female medical professional
A yearly shot to prevent flu or pneumonia might reduce your chances of getting dementia.
A woman and girl picking fruit together outside
To substantially lower your risk of dementia caused by Alzheimer’s disease, here’s a to-do list that a new study suggests may help.
KatherinLin
Women are twice as likely to get Alzheimer’s disease as men, but for years, doctors assumed that was simply because women lived longer. Now it appears there’s more to it.
Alzheimer's vs. Cognitive Aging infographic
The Institute of Medicine today released a groundbreaking new report that spells out what older Americans can do to keep their brains healthy into very old age, while offering insight into the lifestyle habits and medications that can lead to cognitive decline.
Business people talking
You’ve probably heard the tips. Visualize something about the person that will remind you of the name: Rose — the woman wearing the pink sweater. Spike — the guy with the hair. Repeat the name either mentally or out loud.
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