Longevity Challenge: Redesigning Long Life

November 7, 2013 | Found In:  Healthy Mind
Longevity Challenge: Redesigning Long Life

According to AARP, 90% of people over age 65 express a preference to “age in place”, or stay in their own homes as they age rather than move to a care facility or other institution. In many cases, though, cognitive and physical decline can make living independently difficult or even impossible.


Emotion Recognition Deficits and Caregiver Burden

August 9, 2013 | Found In:  Healthy Mind
Emotion Recognition Deficits and Caregiver Burden

For many families in which a loved one has some form of dementia, the effects of the degenerative disease on the person’s emotional knowledge can result in a great degree of stress. Indeed, impaired emotion recognition in dementia…