Entries by Beverly Engel

Phylis Moore, Altruistic to the Core

Who is Phylis Moore? When you first meet Phylis Moore, her soft-spoken personality misrepresents her true nature. A reserved and gentle woman, Phylis is actually a change-agent in her community and an empowering force in the lives of others. The expression, “change occurs one person at a time” is, in the case of Phylis Moore, […]

Worried About Dementia? Control High Blood Pressure

People, middle-aged and older, often worry about declining memory and the possibility of facing Alzheimer’s disease in the future. While worry gets you nowhere, a new study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Chicago, offers hope that there are actionable steps individuals can take to stave off Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and Alzheimer’s […]

Sharpen Your Sensory Memory and Sharpen Your Recall

Struggling to recall a memory may occur because you failed to register what was going on during the original experience. Thus, it is important to enhance your memory by paying more attention to your sensory experiences. When you put clear images into your mind about what you see, hear, touch, taste and smell, the easier […]

Eat Popcorn with Chopsticks

When something seems new, people pay more attention to it. And when people pay more attention to something enjoyable, they tend to enjoy it more. So, why not eat popcorn with chopsticks or sip cold water out of a martini glass? You can even eat a pizza in an unconventional way. Forego the usual way […]

Feeling Young Could Mean Your Brain is Aging More Slowly

While some people are young at heart, others feel older than their age — and a recent study finds that this ‘subjective age’ may reflect brain aging. Researchers found that elderly people who feel younger than their age had a younger estimated brain age, compared with those who felt their age, or older than their age. The study is the first to find a link between brain aging and subjective age.