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Good for the Brain: 17 insights from Preventing Dementia Mooc

What is good for the brain? 17 quick lessons from the Preventing Dementia Mooc. Aerobics, strength training and even alcohol!

Photo by Lukas Budimaier on Unsplash I blogged last week on the 9 Things I learnt from the Preventing Dementia Mooc where I took on the first module. Today’s post is on the second module which essentially covers what’s good for the brain. The second module goes abit more indepth into the various prevention measures such as exercise, health foods, …

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9 Things I Learnt from a Preventing Dementia Mooc

Is it possible to prevent dementia? Is it genetic? Photo by Alex Harvey 🤙🏻 on Unsplash Last week, I started on the May 2018 Preventing Dementia MOOC by Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre. It is aimed at answering the question on the minds of many — Can dementia be prevented? The course covers the risk factors of …

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Five big insights on Alzheimers/Dementia

We started a Facebook group of caregivers, healthcare professionals and people who care about alzheimers/dementia last year. Through this, we learn more about the community of caregivers and the condition everyday. People in the group share various articles of what other countries are doing about dementia, videos of caregivers and persons with dementia who share …

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The horrifying effect of sugar on dementia

Sugar speeds up dementia. My grandma's experience with sugar and the effect on her memory and moods.

My family had the most shocking discovery about sugar recently. During the Christmas holiday, I brought my grandma down for a walk and to reward her for exercising.. i gave her some Garrett popcorn that I got for Christmas. We don’t really have much sweets at home so this was a treat for her. I …