Day: June 5, 2021

Study reaffirms importance of maintaining healthy lifestyle after 80

ExploreStudy reveals how cholesterol can contribute to Alzheimer’s risk

A past study indicated that people with low and intermediate genetic risk and favorable lifestyle characteristics were linked to decreased dementia risk compared to people with unfavorable characteristics. Such links were not discovered in people with high genetic risk, however. Yet the study indicated an association between lifestyle and cognitive impairment didn’t have a noticeable change based on APOE ε4 being present.

“Our results suggest the importance of a healthier lifestyle for cognition regardless of genetic dementia risk and increases our understanding of this relationship in the oldest older adults

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The best camera and photography gift ideas for dad

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When your dad decides to take his photography game to a new level, a smartphone may no longer be enough. Some may want a sports camera to capture their adventures while others may need a mirrorless camera for better family photos, films or artistic shots. Thanks to the rapidly advancing technology, they keep getting better with faster shooting speeds, sharper video and

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Ecological Art Infused by Memoir and Identity

Curated by Eileen Jeng Lynch and installed on either side of Wave Hill’s Sunroom Project Space, Gyun Hur’s So we can be near and Shoshanna Weinberger’s Fragments of Perception speak to one another in their subtle use of materials, particularly mirrored glass, as well as their thematic concern with how the forces of history and environment shape personal and familial identity. More than just resonating with one another, the two installations fit within a trend of contemporary eco-minded art that poetically finds its form through a combination of historical archaeology and oblique autobiography. Such works are notable not only because

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Cruella’s Costume Designer on Dressing Emma Stone

There are many reasons to watch Cruella, the live-action film starring Emma Stone as the titular character and adapted from Dodie Smith’s novel The Hundred and One Dalmatians and Disney’s 101 Dalmatians franchise. Mainly the glitzy and fabulous costumes.

Set in 1970s London during the punk rock era, the story centers on the backstory of Estella, an orphan and aspiring fashion designer who, with the help of her grifter buddies, Jasper (Joel Fry) and Horace (Paul Walter Hauser), lands a job at the posh department store Liberty London and eventually gets hired by Baroness von Hellman (Emma Thompson). Sartorial

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The 6 lifestyle factors that can reduce your risk of dementia by half

People who have parents or siblings with dementia have a 72{1a2a5022a52b7f44d3c003be9afa129e2349806f3225e736ca8b1c4309d27447} greater risk of developing dementia themselves—but there are six lifestyle factors that can curb overall dementia risk by about half, according to a new study in Circulation.

Home- and community-based memory care models

Study details

For the study, researchers looked at health information on 302,239 men and women ages 50 to 73 who had completed a baseline physical examination as part of the U.K. Biobank Study between 2006 and 2010.

How Hebrew SeniorLife is managing the growing dementia population—and how you can too

The study participants, who were

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After Kamloops Discovery, Indigenous Music Summit Refocuses

It’s been impossible to avoid the sadness and shock descended on Canada following the horrific discovery of remains by the Tk’emlups te Secwepemc First Nation at the Kamloops Indian Residential School.

For a lot of people, the discovery at Kamloops of the remains of 215 Indigenous children will be top of mind for a long time. So when the world gathers (virtually) in Ottawa for the International Indigenous Music Summit on Tuesday, it will be a part of the conversation.

I spoke with ShoShana Kish, an Anishinaabewe musician and the founder of the summit.

“This week, we just hit the

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