Aging and the Brain: What’s Normal and What’s Not?

Our bodies change as we age. In general, we see changes in our hearing, hair, or even height. We may also notice changes in our vision or our sleeping patterns. Memory changes occur, too. For a growing number of aging Americans, Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia may take hold. William Pendlebury, MD, medical […]

As we age we lose muscle and strength, a medical term known as sarcopenia. As our muscles get smaller, we become weaker. The loss of strength is consistent with a loss of mobility and independence. The quality and quantity of daily consumption of protein are important in slowing this progression. Here’s why and how. What […]