OSU Team Conducting Survey Research on Dementia Home Care in the Time of COVID-19

September 10, 2020

Story provided by Aging Advocates Family caregivers with a relative with dementia often experience what has been called the ‘unexpected career of caregiver,’ facing multi-faceted, complex, and stressful life situations that can have important consequences. […]

Intermittent Fasting

September 8, 2020

Story provided by TSET Healthy Living Program The world today is overflowing with fad diets and nutritional schemes that promise to get you looking slim and ready for swimsuit season; however, a lot of the […]

Supplements: Are They Worth the Money?

August 16, 2020

Story provided by TSET Healthy Living Program Serving Payne County Most of us browse the internet quite frequently. Odds are you’ve come across countless promotional ads or pictures of popular celebrities talking about the magic […]

OSU Lab for Research and Instruction in Environmental Factors for an Aging Population

August 15, 2020

Story provided by Emily Roberts, Ph.D., Assistant Professor,  OSU Department of Design, Housing, and Merchandising Students and faculty at Oklahoma State University have an innovative new lab for teaching and research. The Human Environmental Factors […]

Women and Caregiving

July 5, 2020

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, causing problems with memory, thinking, and behavior.  Alzheimer’s and dementia can have a devastating impact on families and caregivers, especially women. Not only are women more […]

Preventative Medicine

July 5, 2020

Story by Jada McCullough Preventative medicine is an area of medicine that is designed to focus on the promotion of health and the well-being of people and communities. This specialty aims to prevent and avert […]

Stay physically active while social distancing

June 10, 2020

Melinda Caldwell, TSET Healthy Living Program Coordinator  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirms that being physically active can help foster normal growth and development, reduce the risk of various chronic diseases, and can […]

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month: Learn 10 Ways to Love Your Brain

June 6, 2020

Story by Sarah Bruton and Nicolette Casula We are living in a new social environment, and the Alzheimer’s Association is encouraging everyone to include brain health on their list of self-care. Research shows that healthy […]

Parkinson’s Disease and COVID-19

May 10, 2020

Story by Sabiha Parveen Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common disorder affecting people over the age of 65 years. It is associated with the loss of dopamine in different parts of the brain […]

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