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Spikeball. a portable, no-reservations-required game that's kinda, sorta like volleyball. In Spikeball, the net is more like a small trampoline that's placed between two teams of two. Just hit the ball on the net so it bounces up to your opponents who have three chances to bounce it back to you. Includes Spikeball net, backpack and 3 balls.
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Discussion on the long term neurological effects of concussions has been brought into the spotlight with recent events in the news. Many former NFL players are being diagnosed with CTE (Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy) a degenerative neurological disease which manifests with Read More
Alzheimer’s Disease has become a major topic of discussion in the US. With an increase in the number of cases (every 69 seconds someone new is diagnosed with AD in the US) and the rise in age-related health care costs, there has been a push for more research and better diagnostic tools. According to the Alzheimer’s Association’s website, 5.4 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), and it is now the number 6 cause of death in the US. In April, the National Institute on Aging along with the Alzheimer’s Association released updated guidelines for diagnosing the disease. This is the first revision to happen in 27 years. Read More
Following our Top 10 Gift List for Kids that was announced yesterday, we wanted to release our Top 10 List of Gifts for Seniors! All items are hand-picked, expert-tested, certifiable fun ways to a healthier brain, and are sure to please any aging brain. (Really they will please anyone, whether you’re 8 or 108!) Read More
Findings published recently in the journal Nature Genetics identify three genes associated with Alzheimer’s disease, the first major finding of its kind since the discovery since the apolipoprotein E gene APOE4 was identified in 1993. Rather than looking for another Read More
As reported on WebMD, a first-of-its-kind study presented at the Alzheimer’s Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease suggests that caregivers for spouses suffering from dementia are at substantially increased risk of developing dementia themselves. Wives caring for husbands with Read More