Memory Matters

At Miami Jewish Health, we are very passionate about the subject of age-related changes to memory and the mind. In fact, MIND Institute at Miami Jewish Health has been a leading center for the latest, state-of-the-art experimental treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and associated neurocognitive disorders for more than 20 years. In this section of our blog, we share our knowledge about keeping your memory sharp and your mind healthy as you age.

October 17, 2022

Art Therapy in Memory Care

Art therapy provides many benefits for adults with dementia. Try out this paper flower-making crafting activity with your loved one.

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June 29, 2022

Is Memory Care Right for Your Loved One?

Memory care communities provide specialized care for seniors with certain cognitive issues. But is memory care right for your loved one?

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September 1, 2021

Activity Ideas for People Living with Dementia

These enriching activities for people with dementia offer fun, creative, and productive ways to spend time with your loved one.

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July 30, 2021

What is Sundown Syndrome?

Sundown syndrome can be exhausting for both patients and caregivers. We discuss the causes of sundowning and how to mitigate the symptoms.

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July 14, 2021

How Multi-Sensory Stimulation Can Aid Older Adults Living with Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias

We discuss how seniors can use multi-sensory therapy to inhibit depression and enhance the quality of life when living with dementia.

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June 25, 2021

Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia? The following are the differences between these neurocognitive disorders.

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June 16, 2021

FDA Approves New Alzheimer’s Disease Drug

The FDA recently approved aducanumab – a drug that may slow the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. We cover why the drug was approved and how it works.

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February 23, 2021

The Seven Stages of Dementia

This blog examines each stage of dementia and its symptoms, as well as the associated changes in personality, mood, and behavior.

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February 22, 2021

Mental Confusion – What’s Normal, What’s Not?

As we age, some memory changes are normal. Here are symptoms to look for if you suspect you or a loved one may have a memory disorder.

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