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  • Alzheimer’s: Early Signs…Maybe Prevention

    Just to be right up front about it, there presently are no cures for Alzheimer’s Disease.  There is some evidence to encourage taking vitamin D to help stave off some forms of dementia, but it is not the rigorous...

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  • Resources for Families with Alzheimer’s Disease

    Count slowly from one to sixty-seven…one thousand one, one thousand two, one thousand three… By the time you reach 67, one more person in the United States will have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease.  In fact, one in three...

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  • Sweet Hearts and Pancreatic Health

    Happy Valentine’s Day…a couple days late. February is American Heart month, so why would I start by talking about your older loved one’s pancreas?  Let’s start with the fact that one in four adults over age 65 develops diabetes. ...

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  • Tech Scams Target Older Adults

    Anyone who has raised children in the 21st century can probably remember helping their young ones learn how to stay safe while out of the house, and later while driving the car and in between while surfing the internet. ...

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  • Plug In and Light Up the Holidays

    Who doesn’t love indulging during the holiday season? Rich food, delicious drinks, and decadent desserts make every gathering something to look forward to. This is a time of year to celebrate, but it’s not a time to stop thinking...

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  • Thanksgiving Clean-up

    “It has been forever! You look so different!”  Joyful cries of greeting such as these are so common at the holidays that we don’t notice them. However, if someone has changed but we don’t feel comfortable mentioning it, that’s a very...

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  • Respite Care – The Holiday Gift to Yourself

    Be honest if you’re a caregiver and you can answer YES to more than one of these questions. Sit tight if you can affirm more than one per set. Do you feel depressed? Sluggish? Physically Drained? Have Hopeless thoughts?...

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  • 21st Century Caregiving

    It was the extended family that took care of the children as well as mom and dad as they aged during much of the last century.  Today life is both different and complicated.  The family has changed in numerous...

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