ElderCarelink Blog

Have You Had Your Cheese Today?

by Sue Lanza
June 3rd, 2010 at 1:00 am

Here’s a new bit of research that you can sink your teeth into–a newly published study claims that eating cheese can help support the immune system of elders.

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Java Lovers Rejoice! Collection of Studies Shows Caffeine Good for Brain

by Carol Bursack
June 1st, 2010 at 1:01 am

Wow, am I loving this news! As my little coffee bean grinder whines away, I know I’m preparing a health food. I’ve followed studies on caffeine and Alzheimer’s for the last several years. The results have been promising. Studies showing the effects of caffeine on Parkinson’s have a also shown positive results. Read more »

CNN Reports on Caregivers’ Risk of Illness

by Carol Bursack
May 22nd, 2010 at 1:01 am

Hundreds (thousands?) of studies, articles and references to the toll constant caregiving can take on the caregiver’s physical and mental health have popped up over the last years. When I first started writing about this topic, I had to dig to find references. Now they are every place. Still, the subject needs to be kept in front of caregivers and those who love them. Read more »

National Institute on Aging Booklet Give Tips on Alzheimer’s Prevention

by Carol Bursack
May 15th, 2010 at 1:01 am

Alzheimer’s disease, also known as AD, is at this time, incurable. While much research is being conducted on curing and/or preventing this devastating disease, answers could take years or even decades to emerge. Meanwhile, people want to know what they can do now to prevent AD. Read more »