Blogs

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ALZHEIMER’S AND DEMENTIA

Our very own Dr. John DenBoer recently did a Facebook LIVE post explaining the difference between Alzheimer’s and dementia. Since this is such an important topic and many people have a misunderstanding when it comes to the two, let’s explore the differences. It is helpful to look at dementia as an umbrella category for all […]

HOW TO STAY ACTIVE IN NURSING HOMES

There comes a time when we get older that we may need to consider living in a nursing home. This can be an overwhelming decision. If you do decide to live in a nursing home, make sure that you are staying socially and physically active so that you can have the best experience possible. It […]

FOODS TO EAT THAT ARE GOOD FOR YOUR BRAIN

Brain health is important, especially as we grow older. Brain exercises along with physical exercise can help mitigate the onset of dementia. However, keep in mind that nutrition is also just as important. Think about adding these “superfoods” into your diet to increase your odds of maintaining a healthy brain. Smart foods help feed your […]

INTRODUCING SMART’S CAREGIVER COFFEEBREAK

At SMART Brain Aging, we are thrilled to introduce SMART’s Caregiver Coffeebreak starting on February 6th. The free support group will offer a safe place for dementia caregivers to open up about their feelings. The support group will be held every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm at the Arizona Dementia Center […]

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY PLACES ON THE RISE

Living with dementia can be difficult and often times the world around us is not ideal for those suffering with dementia. Luckily, there are some places that go the extra mile and become dementia friendly to make things easier on those with dementia. Here are just a few examples I have come across that has […]

This is Dementia Set to Premiere This April!

SMART Brain Aging’s very own dementia specialist, Dr. John DenBoer, has been working endlessly for the past few years to find ways to eradicate dementia. His story is now being told through his very own documentary, This is Dementia. Dementia is growing at an alarming rate and there are many misconceptions surrounding the disease. Many people […]