Cognitive Aging

Healthy versus Pathological Aging overview

Healthy Cognitive Aging in the 21st century- article by Mind your Brain

The Healthy Brain Initiative: A National Public Health Road Map to Maintaining Cognitive Health

HelloBrain.eu- an excellent site that provides easy-to-understand scientific info about brain health and more

Cognitive Aging Primer-2016

NIH-The National Institute on Aging on Cognitive Health throughout Life

Information on brain health and evidence on reducing dementia risk

Age-related Memory Loss: What’s normal and what’s not, and when to seek help

How to improve your Memory

NIH-The National Institute on Aging on Healthy Aging, Dementia, and more

Pseudo or Temporary Dementia

Information about Pseudo dementia

Guide to Stroke Recovery -Stroke Recovery Association of British Columbia

Daily Living Guide after a Stroke

Caregiver’s Bill of Rights

Infographic about Alzheimer’s Disease by Meredith Rogers @GeriatricNursing.org

HelpsheetPain in DementiaQandA

Pain_in dementia factsheet

The Alzheimer’s Society

Alzheimers Disease and Dementia basics

MCI Fact Sheet– Fact sheet on Mild Cognitive Decline

AD Fact sheet 2010 – Fact sheet on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)

AD facts_figures_2013

Protecting seniors from Abuse and Neglect

WorkSafe working w Dementia-Discussion-Guide

More information on the concept of successful cognitive aging, how the brain and mind change as we age, and how to support your own healthy cognitive aging process can be found in this article on Cognitive Aging Article.

Educational Videos

Informative data on cognitive aging in easily understandable terms:

Dr Snowden talks about results of the famous nun study and what it teaches us with regard to aging sucessfully

Cognitive Aging versus Alzheimer’s Disease

Healthy Aging of the Brain to Mild Cognitive Impairment

Difference between Alzheimer’s and normal forgetfulness 

How to Tell if It’s Depression or Dementia | Health (2008)

Depression vs Dementia (2013)

Risk assessment with an older woman – dementia or depression? This is a film, in two parts, that explores risk assessment with an older woman. The first demonstrates poor practice, as two nurses display a number of prejudices and poor attitudes towards older people, leading to potentially dangerous and damaging assumptions.