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At Home Exam Helps People Identify Signs of Alzheimer’s

By |May 4, 2014|Categories: Breaking News, Psychology, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , |

Early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is crucial to the success of the treatment process and researchers have developed a new way to help detect the disease at home.

The SAGE Test

An early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s can help individuals begin treatment earlier, thus catching the disease in the outset and hopefully slowing its progress over time. Waiting months or years after symptoms appear to discuss them with a doctor or seek treatment can be extraordinarily detrimental and cause you to miss out on opportunities to help stave off the disease and reduce the severity of those symptoms. Researchers[…]

Low Levels of Omega-3 Fatty Acids Linked to Brain Aging

By |January 26, 2014|Categories: Advice, Breaking News, Psychology, Retirement Planning|Tags: , , , |

Foods high in omega-3 fatty acids have long been praised as food vital to brain functioning. A new study found more evidence that points to the importance of omega-3 fatty acids in helping maintain brain health.


Researchers analyzed data from a recent study called the Women’s omega-3 fatty acidsHealth Initiative Memory Study to determine the effect that consumption of omega-3 fatty acids has on the brain. They compared health records of 1,111 women who were an age of 70 years old and had no signs of dementia at the start of[…]