Health

Montana Senior News — Silent Killer Hypertension

Beware of the Silent Killer — Hypertension

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By MARY ANN REUTER — Silent but deadly, hypertension can cause serious health complications like heart disease and kidney failure. Screening, early treatment, and lifestyle changes can mean the difference between life and death.
Walk to End Alzheimer's

Lessons from Inside Alzheimer’s

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Alzheimer’s manifests itself differently in every person. The disease gives us important opportunities to rise to be our best selves.
Alzheimer's Warning Signs During the Holidays

Alzheimer’s Warnings Often Show During Holidays

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It isn’t surprising that the time when family members are most likely to recognize the first signs of developing Alzheimer’s disease or dementia in a loved one comes during the holiday season. Family members and friends who have not seen one another for months, or even a year, gather, and the signs of memory loss or behavioral change become obvious.
Five Tips to Get Better Sleep

Senior Health: 5 Ways to Get Better Sleep

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Like many things in life, the manner in which we sleep alters considerably as we age. The deep, enjoyable sleep that leads you to be totally unaware of the outside world and its sounds, is known as “slow wave sleep.”
Ruby's walk for Alzheimer's

Ruby’s Story

Alzheimer's Association supports families throughout their journey.
MSN 345 - June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

The impact of Alzheimer's is profoundly felt throughout the state. Currently in Montana, 20,000 people are living with Alzheimer’s with an estimated 5.7 million across the country. The Alzheimer’s Association® urges individuals throughout Montana to get involved and raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.