Month: January 2012

Keeping brain sharp may ward off Alzheimer’s protein who challenge their brains throughout their lifetimes — through reading,  writing and playing games — are less likely to develop protein deposits in the brain linked with Alzheimer’s , U.S. researchers said on Monday. Check out the full story, here.  

ER Visits Risky… “Elderly patients who have visited an emergency department (ED) are three times more likely to develop respiratory or gastrointestinal infections in the week following their return to a long-term care facility…” This article is from a study conducted in Canada about residents of long term care facilities who have emergency room visits and then return home only to experience follow on issues.