This couldn’t be more timely or necessary. As many as 16 million Americans are projected to have the disease in 2050.
It’s an emotional topic for me. My paternal grandmother died of Alzheimer’s after ten-plus years of suffering from its various torments room-bound in an assistive living facility that completely, humiliatingly, drained her bank account. I’ve tested positive for the genes. Memory loss: early signs and symptoms.
Here are Jane Brody’ssleep hygiene tips, many of which you probably already know. And I still don’t do them. I’m looking specifically at: Avoid alcohol in the evening. Jane Brody, hon, I like alcohol in the evening.
But I’ve enrolled my kids in non contact sports. The sports of nerds: chess and music lessons. Specifically, the ukulele for my daughter, 8, who has no idea how much this is going to be a Foundational Memory And Something For Which She Never Forgives Me.