Abnormal, aggregated forms of TDP-43 protein play a role in the development of certain brain diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Recently, NIA-supported Mayo Clinic researchers discovered that TREM2, a protein found on certain immune cells, can help protect the brain from TDP-43-related harm. The… Continue reading TREM2 protein seems to protect brain cells from toxic TDP-43 protein
Isometric Heel Bridge Lay down flat on your back. Raise your knees by moving your feet closer to your buttocks, until your legs are bent at about a 45 degree angle. Keep your feet flat on the floor, so that you can press through your heels. Then raise your hips and hold it for one… Continue reading Three Back Pain Relief Exercises For Seniors
Make 4th of July activities fun for seniors When older adults are included in group celebrations like 4th of July festivities, they feel more connected with family and friends and more engaged in life. But some traditional activities might not be well-suited for seniors. Fortunately, there are many creative ways to adapt Independence Day activities to meet… Continue reading 16 WAYS TO ADAPT 4TH OF JULY ACTIVITIES FOR SENIORS
Dear Residents, Families, and Friends: This communication follows a letter sent to you previously from the facility related to COVID-19. Since identifying one employee who tested positive at our recent monthly testing in April, the employee has not returned to the facility since April 14. We implemented twice weekly testing in which we identified one… Continue reading COVID precaution protocols.