Living Well Blog

December 28, 2020
America has a loneliness problem.  A report released in 2020 found that more than three in five adults are lonely. Many say they feel left out, poorly understood or short on companionship.  Loneliness is associated with poor health outcomes including cognitive decline, depression and longer… See more
December 28, 2020
We all have a friend or two we’ve known for years and still adore. Too often, these gems don’t live near us anymore. We can count on them for support and great conversation, but that happens by phone and text these days.  As much as we love our dearest friends far away, they can’t fulfill our… See more
December 28, 2020
We reach out to friends to solve problems. We call them to share good news. We meet them for walks, for lunch, for card games. All the while, and with every interaction, we grow healthier – without stepping foot in a gym or counting a single calorie.  More than 20 years of research connect… See more
October 16, 2020
What's your risk for dementia and how can you lower it? Find answers in our brain health center. While we know that exercise has many health benefits — it can help prevent or treat cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and even certain cancers… See more
October 9, 2020
What's your risk for dementia and how can you lower it? Find answers in our brain health center. Watch this MDVIP-exclusive webinar with Dr. Majid Fotuhi. Dr. Fotuhi, a national-recognized neurologist in the field of memory and brain… See more
By Lara Hitchcock, MD, FAAFP
September 21, 2020
Dr. Lara Hitchcock discusses how she uses the screenings in the MDVIP Wellness Program to help track patients' brain health.
September 17, 2020
What's your risk for dementia and how can you lower it? Find answers in our brain health center. Dementia is on a lot of people’s minds these days. It’s a rapidly growing public health problem affecting around 50 million people globally (… See more
September 13, 2020
What puts you at risk for dementia and Alzheimer's disease? MDVIP-affiliated physician… See more
September 13, 2020
What's your risk for dementia and how can you lower it? Find answers in our brain health center. It’s difficult to plan for a loved one’s memory disorder. Cognitive decline occurs gradually, and the signs/symptoms appear slowly and are often… See more
September 13, 2020
Dementia is an umbrella term for advanced cognitive impairment. It includes Alzheimer's… See more
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