Aging & Gerontology

Exploring the psychological science on aging.

Lunch & Learn 7/21/16: Seniors Bullying Other Seniors (RSVP TODAY)

RSVP today (July 15) Saline Memorial Behavioral Health Lunch & Learn Thursday, July 21st, 2016 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Saline Memorial Hospital Health Education Bldg. Classroom 1 1 CEU Credit Ethical Management of Seniors Bullying Other Seniors A presentation by Theresa Horton, MNSc, APN Director of Education – South Central Center on Aging Donald W.…

Wellbeing Tips for Alzheimer’s Caregivers

Arkansas Psychologists Provide Tips on Improved Well-Being in Alzheimer’s Caregivers Little Rock, Arkansas, November 25, 2015— A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia can be emotionally overwhelming for the individual as well as the family.  As we recognize National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Caregiver Month this November, it’s important to be aware of the unique…

2 Rules to Use When Talking to Someone with Dementia

The Arkansas Psychological Association’s very own Public Education Committee Chairperson, Kristin Addison-Brown of NE Neuropsychology, PLLC, was recently asked by the folks at the APA’s Your Mind Your Body to write an article on working with dementia patients. It’s a great article. Here’s a sneak peak. As a geriatric specialist, I am often confronted with…

Is coffee good for your brain?

Is coffee good for your brain? By Kristen Addison-Brown, PhD, NEA Neuropsychology, PLLC Coffee lovers rejoice! According to CBS News, a recent study out of Italy suggests just that! Now, don’t get too excited. There were limitations: Benefits were NOT seen in those drinking more than 2 cups per day. So, those of you glued…