Stories tagged: memory
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017
Aging boomers, lack of funding for Alzheimer’s may lead to ‘major social and economic crisis’
The devastating impact of Alzheimer’s disease on his own mother – and on his father, who struggled to care for her – first prompted Gerry Richman to take a hard …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016
Dr. Zorba Paster: Work conditions may affect your memory and brain function later
New research shows that your work conditions and environment can affect your memory and function later in life.
Fri., May 13, 2016, 5 a.m.
Deep sleep puts the ‘REM’ in remembering
When it comes to mental health and cognitive function, the importance of rapid eye-movement sleep – that deep, restorative stage of sleep that we cycle in and out of throughout …
Mon., Oct. 19, 2015
Memory 2.0 Café uses tablet, smartphone technology to help those with memory loss
iPads help restore memories for elderly, caretakers.
Mon., May 12, 2014
Pet project: Spokane painter memorializes animals for grieving families
They say all dogs go to heaven. In the Inland Northwest, the most special of our canine companions also make it to Pat Adams’ canvas. Adams is a Spokane painter …
Mon., Dec. 9, 2013
Stage actors share secrets for strong memories
If you ask boomers to list their top 10 aging anxieties, “declining memory” often ranks high on the list. This prompted us to think about a particular class of people …
Tue., May 18, 2010
Dr. Gott: Memory loss has variety of causes
DEAR DR. GOTT: Is there anything I can do about my memory? I am 25 and seem to have a real problem remembering things, whether it’s studying for a test …