dementia

Study: Negative Thinking Increases Risk For Dementia

(CNN) - A new study has found that negative thinking may be a new risk factor for dementia. The study found that repetitive negative thinking in later life was linked to cognitive decline. The study examined negative thinking behaviors…

Air Pollution + Heart Condition Ups Dementia Risk

(CNN) - Air pollution combined with a heart condition can greatly increase one's risk for dementia. That's according to a study published on Monday in Jama Neurology. Researchers studied adults with an average age of 74, for up to…

CMC Joins Forces with UC Berkeley for Caregiver Technology Study

Columbus Memory Center will support University of California, Berkeley researchers in an innovative study focusing on an in-home technology system designed to reduce negative effects on dementia caregivers. The nine-month study includes installing…

St. Francis Hosts Free Educational Community Event

Every month St. Francis hosts a free event focused on helping people live healthier lives. The program is called Prime Time and the goal is to provide educational opportunities and resources to help people…

Healthy Habits Can Lower Risk Of Dementia

(CNN) - Healthy living isn't just good for you body, it's good for your brain. People who watch what they eat, work out regularly, keep drinking to a minimum and don't smoke are less likely to get dementia. Even…

Oaks at Grove Park Grand Opening

WLTZ is a proud partner of the Alzheimer's Association Georgia Chapter and today we were on hand to help celebrate the grand opening of the Oaks at Grove Park which is…