dementia

How to reduce the risk of cognitive decline with age

How to reduce the risk of cognitive decline with age

Research into how we can keep our brains healthy as we age has gained momentum in recent years. There is now an increased focus on the changes that we can makes to our health and lifestyle, which may prevent dementia. Here are some things that research has shown reduce a person’s risk of cognitive decline with age.

Robin Williams had dementia with Lewy Bodies – so, what is it and why has it been eclipsed by Alzheimer’s?

Robin Williams had dementia with Lewy Bodies – so, what is it and why has it been eclipsed by Alzheimer’s?

Depression, paranoia, Parkinson’s disease, confusion and dementia. The long list of symptoms suffered by Robin Williams is itself confusing, but all of these and more besides, can be accounted for by the disorder bearing the name, dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), which his widow has now announced as his final diagnosis.