Memory Care Monday: Churlish!

Welcome to another Memory Care Monday post! Just a bit of housekeeping before I get to the word of the week. Today is the first day of my November topic, Dementia. But, last month the topic was Obesity. I have been seeing some chatter about obesity being the main reason people were dying from Covid. […]

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Memory Care: Chromosome

Hello, and welcome back to another Memory Care Monday post. When I first started this blog, at the end of 2018, my most popular posts were these learn a new word a week posts. I don’t recall why I stopped doing them, but I got to #10 out of 100 on the list. Since I […]

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Be mindful of your brain: learn a new language

Hello, and welcome to Monday! These last 9 days in June will be dedicated to Brain Health. Dementia and Alzheimer’s are diseases of the brain. Along with general Brain Health I will focus on Dementia and Alzheimer’s as well. But for today’s post I am going to discuss Language Learning and how it can help […]

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How well do you know your kidneys?

This post was intended for yesterday, however, WordPress has not been working correctly. Anyway. How well do you know your kidneys. I have been talking about Stress in the month of April, and last week I discussed Stress and the kidneys. But, do you know what your kidneys are, where they are, or exactly what […]

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The MIND Diet

Returning to an old, but popular article topic, Memory Care.  I just read about a new diet that studies have shown may decrease the risk of getting Dementia, or Alzheimer’s.  The MIND diet, which is a variation of the DASH diet and the Mediterranean Diet.  The MIND diet focuses a lot on berries that boost […]

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Memory Care Monday: How Memories are Made

Happy Memory Care Monday! I hope everyone had an amazing weekend. I worked all weekend, and I am still deciding if these 12 hour shifts are going to work well for me. The video below is very interesting, and explains how our brains make memories.  It is not that long, about 10 minutes, so give […]

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Memory Care Monday: Revisit Old Memories With Photos

Updated 10/18/2021 Hello all my wonderful readers!  Today, for Memory Care Monday, I am going to tell you about one of my most favorite things, taking and looking at pictures.  Now these serve two different types of memory, short term, and long term.  Taking new pictures, and then looking at them in 6 months, or […]

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Memory Care: Circumlucotion

Updated 11/8/2021: I realized after I thought I picked up on the list where I left off, that I actually covered more words than I thought. Before I get to this week’s word, I was contacted by someone who wanted to know what it means to give medical advice, and why I would not do […]

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Memory Care Learn A New Word A Week Challenge: Belie

Updated 11/01/2021 Woot woot here comes the next word in our weekly challenge.  Belie is the word to memorize for this week.  Look up the definition of this word then in your journal write the word and the definition 10 times.  Then say it out loud 10 times.  Then try to use belie in a […]

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