Archive for: February, 2012

How Are Touchscreens Affecting Our Everyday Lives?

How Are Touchscreens Affecting Our Everyday Lives?

Touchscreen technologies are sweeping the nation. The most popular touchscreen, carried in the pockets of millions of people, is the smart phone. Living in an age of constant change, developers also successfully incorporated touchscreen technology to revolutionize the computer into a portable device known as the Tablet PC. But have you ever stopped to realize just how many touchscreens you use on a daily basis?

 
 

Anti-Aging: Exercise-Keeping You Young

Anti-Aging: Exercise-Keeping You Young

For those that want to look and feel younger, exercise is key to maintaining not only a healthy, youthful appearance but also a positive outlook on life. Taking the time to care for your body through a regular exercise schedule will reduce the consequences of aging. Below, we list four topics to consider when . . .

 
 

Getting Ready for Tax Work – 2012

Getting Ready for Tax Work – 2012

By now, your 2011 tax work should be ‘in the can’ and well on its way to your tax preparer. If it’s not and you’re dreading the idea of even getting started on it, perhaps it’s time to rethink your approach to annual tax work.

Here in our back offices where we oversee several entities, we’re already 1/12th of the way through our 2012 tax work. That’s right, January is already done.

 
 

Alzheimer’s Disease – Researchers Discover Importance of Tocopherols and Tocotrienols

Alzheimer’s Disease – Researchers Discover Importance of Tocopherols and Tocotrienols

Swedish researchers have discovered that the lower your brain levels of tocotrienols and tocopherols (the entire family of vitamin E) the higher the chance that you will experience mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer’s disease. The study led by Mangialasche, F. and colleagues from Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden discovered that among study participants, high serum levels of vitamin E were associated with approximately a 50 percent reduction in the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.

 
 

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

What is Alzheimer’s Disease?

Alzheimer’s disease (AHLZ-high-merz) is a brain disorder characterized by progressive brain cell failure. It is the most common form of dementia, which is a family of diseases that leads to the inability to function normally in daily living activities. As the illness advances, it affects a patient’s memory, as well as learning, reasoning and communication skills. In the latter stages, personality and behavior may be altered, including bouts of paranoia, suspicion, delusion, and hallucinations.