There can be a lot of reasons that your mind feels a bit…dull. Everything from food sensitivities to past head injuries and normal aging can all be factors in retrieving memories, making decisions, or just thinking clearly all day.
To help prevent cognitive decline, experts recommend not only eating well, sleeping enough, exercising regularly, and maintaining good social connections, but also employing certain strategies over time to keep the mind in tip-top shape.
If you have serious concerns about brain function, always consult a healthcare provider for an examination.
Any kind of caregiving is going to require coordinating with other people and entities, such as doctors, therapists, insurance, maybe other family members or non-medical caregivers. This is called coordinated care.
We have created a library of support for family caregivers who may find themselves overwhelmed or confused as the symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.
Caregiving and relationship expert, Barry J. Jacobs, has a new book that focuses on marriage for people a couple of decades into their matrimonial journey.