In addition to its physical benefits, dancing also promotes psychological and mental well-being. The benefits of dancing are most evident in studies investigating its impact on various conditions including Type 2 diabetes, Parkinson's and dementia, all prominent diseases in the senior population.
President and Chief Operating Officer, Home Care Assistance
Lily Sarafan is President and Chief Operating Officer of Home Care Assistance, a global senior care company headquartered in Palo Alto. A recognized industry expert, she oversees the company's day to day operations including growth strategy, sales, marketing, business development, technology and communications. Lily has been featured by over 100 media outlets including Forbes, Smart Money and Entrepreneur, and is the co-author of an award-winning book series on healthy longevity. Lily received master's and bachelor's degrees from Stanford University and serves on various nonprofit boards in the San Francisco Bay Area.
It is a well-known fact that taking on the role of the primary caregiver for a loved one is often so stressful and draining that it can take a toll on your well-being increasing your risk for chronic stress and depression. But studies have found that caregivers do reap real physical and cognitive rewards.
11/08/2012 12:24 EST
In observance of World Alzheimer's Month, we have put together a list of foods with protective benefits against Alzheimer's disease. It's important to take note which of these foods you are consuming on a daily basis and which you may opt to include in your daily diet.
10/03/2012 08:16 EDT
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