vitamin d and brain health

Vitamin D and Brain Health

This article originally appeared on this website in November of 2014. Chalk up another of the impressive benefits of vitamin D: It can prevent Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases. Several new studies confirm that people with the lowest vitamin D levels are at dramatically increased risk of dementia. (Alzheimer’s is the most common form of … Read more

Aging Gracefully

Aging Gracefully Through Neuroplasticity and Movement with Ageless Grace

Kate Stockman is an old friend of Kathleen’s who has found some keys to staying young through the Ageless Grace program. This is a guest post from Kate. I turned 60 years young this year, and while 60 is the new 40, I am still recognizing differences in my body and brain, both of which … Read more

Statin Drugs and Memory Loss

Statin drugs and memory loss

Statin drugs are among the most frequently used popular prescription drugs in the world, raking in sales of over $35 billion—that’s right billion—a year. For what? They purport to lower cholesterol and thereby prevent heart attacks. In fact they do lower cholesterol, but the evidence linking statins to heart attack prevention has been called into … Read more

love garlic

Your Heart and Body Love Garlic

There’s no doubt that garlic is one of nature’s healers. There’s more research almost on a weekly basis that shows garlic lower blood pressure as well as prescription drugs, lowers the risk of certain types of cancer and it serves as a potent antimicrobial that is doubly important during cold and flu season. It’s powerful … Read more

Ballroom Dancing

Ballroom Dancing: A Great Brain Health Strategy

We all want lifelong brain health. There is simple memory decline that my friends and I like to call “senior moments;” then there is a condition called age-related cognitive decline and finally the serious and ultimately fatal impairments like Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Knowing that Alzheimer’s runs in the female line of my … Read more