Balance – “The Sixth Sense”

Aristotle introduced us to our five senses: sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing. But, what about a sixth sense - Balance? Hearing is one of the five senses, which is half of the inner ear. What is the other half? It is our vestibular system or “balance system.” This highly complex system coordinates eye and head...
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Younger/Early Onset Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Alzheimer's is not just a disease of old age. Younger-onset (also known as early-onset) Alzheimer's affects people younger than age 65. Up to 5 percent of the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s have younger-onset. Many people with early onset are in their 40s and 50s. In the United States, it is estimated that approximately...
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