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Loneliness Can Lead to Self-Isolation

We often think that isolation can lead to loneliness, but the opposite is also true. Of course, someone who is isolated from people – or isolated from exposure to new and different people – could become lonely. However, there is…

Sleep’s Role in Cognitive Health

Sleep is a regular biological process that everyone experiences. While scientists have yet to pinpoint a clear, explicit reason why humans sleep, it remains one of the body’s most important processes. The act of sleeping affects several systems and parts…

How Alzheimer’s Disease Progresses

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain disease that impacts memory, thinking and behavior. Symptoms of Alzheimer’s tend to gradually develop over years, and worsen over time. The disease generally progresses in three main stages: early, middle and late. Alzheimer’s disease affects…

7 Lifestyle Choices That Support Cognitive Health

Every decision has some type of consequence — some are better than others. When it comes to short-term and long-term cognitive health, certain lifestyle choices can have severe, irreversible negative impacts on brain function. For example, smoking is considered a…

5 Foods to Support Brain Health

It is common knowledge that food is essential to power bodily functions. Lesser known is the fact that food plays an important role in cognitive function, too, with different foods providing different essential nutrients for the brain. While having a…

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a common condition that is estimated to affect at least 1 percent of people aged 60 and over around the world. It is the most common motor brain disease, and the second most common age-related degenerative brain…

Mental Health Action Day 2023

Taking action to help with mental health issues is important at Conversations to Remember. Many individuals, including senior citizens, experience challenges with mental health. Seniors may face issues like depression due to loneliness and cognitive decline from dementia. Through Conversations…

The Current Impacts of COVID-19 on Senior Citizens

With March 2023 marking the third year since the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the United States, the effects of the virus are still being felt. In particular, the lives of senior citizens have been greatly impacted by restructured living communities,…