Cocoa May Help Reverse Memory Loss

(CNN) — An apple a day might keep the doctor away, but if that doesn’t work, you might want to try a chocolate bar. A study published in Nature Neuroscience found a link between a natural compound in cocoa and reversing age-related memory loss. The compound, called flavanol, increased blood flow and neural connections in … Continue reading »

Waterford Grand Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — A brand new senior living community opened and it’s living up to its name. The Waterford Grand just started welcoming its residents and it has a unique environment. There’s independent, assisted living and memory care for Alzheimer’s patients all within one community. The tranquil waters of the Waterford Grand and the Willamette … Continue reading »

Free Memory Screenings Tuesday

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s National Memory Screening Day. Local Fred Meyer stores are teaming up with the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America to provide free memory screening. A 2010 survey found 92 percent of those polled had never had a memory screening by a primary care physician. Screenings are not a diagnosis, but they can direct … Continue reading »