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6 Neurological Conditions and Symptoms You Should Look Out For
The nervous system is a complex, highly specialized network. From sight to smell and walking to speaking, our nervous system organizes, explains and connects...
Apr 05
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Watch for These Early Warning Signs of Mental Illness in Seniors
Your mother has always been a worrier, but it seems like she’s anxious about everything these days. Your dad says he’s not sleeping well. When you question...
Mar 07
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5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp as You Age
There are all kinds of gimmicks that claim to keep your brain strong and prevent dementia, from over-the-counter supplements to brain training programs....
Feb 09
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5 Essential Bathing Tips for Dementia Caregivers
If you have teenagers, you know how important bathing can be. And when a shower is skipped, you’ve got no hesitation marching your kids in the direction...
Dec 07
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Is Lewy Body Dementia Different from Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s?
Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) affects more than 1 million individuals in the United States, making it one of the most common types of dementia. In fact, the...
Nov 16
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7 Ways to Care for Senior Loved Ones with Mental Illness
Life is full of little tasks. From restocking the coffee maker in the morning to when you brush your teeth at night, your day is full. For most of us,...
Nov 09
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The Risk of UTIs as You Age
When you think of urinary tract infections (UTIs), you may think they occur mostly in young adults, especially women. But UTIs are the most common type...
Oct 30
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Pencils Down! What Does a Cognitive Test Measure?
*Flashback to the day of your SAT exam* Your foot taps the floor in time with the ticking of the classroom clock. You’re wiping nervous sweat off your...
Oct 16
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Caring for Loved Ones with Frontotemporal Degeneration
It’s estimated that between 50,000 and 60,000 people in the U.S. suffer from frontotemporal degeneration (FTD). FTD is not a single disease. It covers...
Oct 06
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Helping Seniors with Mental Illness Cope with Pandemic Isolation
At the end of a busy day, a little separation from work or your kids can be just what the doctor ordered. Even while isolating during the pandemic, life...
Oct 05