Strawberries May Fend Off Alzheimer’s

Could strawberries as a snack or in your cereal, salads or smoothie help protect your brain from Alzheimer’s? Maybe so, according to a new study from researchers at RUSH. RUSH researchers found that a bioactive Read More

Dementia Risk Impacted by Diet

People who eat the highest amounts of ultra-processed foods like soft drinks, chips and cookies may have a higher risk of developing dementia than those who eat the lowest amounts, according to a new study Read More

Alzheimer’s disease Impacted by Gut Bacteria

New research from Lund University in Sweden has shown that intestinal bacteria can accelerate the development of Alzheimer’s disease. According to the researchers behind the study, the results open up the door to new opportunities Read More

Can Caffeine Ward off Dementia?

Among a group of older women, self-reported caffeine consumption of more than 261 mg per day was associated with a 36 percent reduction in the risk of incident dementia over 10 years of follow-up. This Read More

4 Tips to Improve Your Mental Health

Mental health is just as important as physical health, but many people fail to take it seriously until it’s too late. If you’re not happy with the state of your mental health, there are several Read More

Top Foods to Boost Mental Health

It’s spring, well, officially at least! But as we all know, cold temperatures can and will stick around for many weeks after the start of spring. To help boost and maintain our mental health on Read More

How to Cope with Dementia Naturally

Finding out that you or a loved one has dementia is a devastating and confusing time. You may have considered the possibility that you, or a family member, might have dementia for several months, or Read More

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When your brain is healthy, it has the blood flow required for peak performance. A healthy brain is essential for living a long and full life. When your brain is healthy, you’re better able to pay attention, solve problems, communicate, and much more.

Poor brain health is more serious than you think

  • Failing brain health is a public health epidemic.
  • The brain begins showing signs of cognitive decline as a person enters their 20s.
  • 3 out of 5 Americans will develop a brain disease in their lifetime.
  • By 2030, the total cost of Alzheimer’s, dementia, and stroke is expected to exceed $1 Trillion.

Brain health matters no matter your age. The choices you make today can help you have a healthier brain tomorrow.

Life expectancy is increasing in the United States, which experts believe will likely be associated with an increase in the prevalence of cognitive impairment and dementia. An aging population with multiple factors that do not support a healthy brain will produce an increased number of people with dementia.