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  • Losing Sleep Over Alzheimer’s Disease

    This month I have been posting exclusively about Alzheimer’s because November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month. Most of us probably know someone who has been diagnosed with the condition, a condition that sees a new diagnosis in America...

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  • Getting Rid of a Side Effect of AD

    To anyone with a loved one who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease we geriatric care managers work to give them options in the midst of losing their loved one a day at a time as the condition worsens....

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  • The Basics of Alzheimer’s Disease

    Well, first of all, the basics keep changing, but we try to regularly update you on what we know about the most common dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease. It is especially appropriate given that November is coming up; it’s Alzheimer’s Awareness...

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  • Is This Normal?

    As we age, our bodies give us feedback we’re not used to. Activities that never required a second thought suddenly take some planning. Sometimes it’s hard to know if a new pain or sensation is something that we should...

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  • It Isn’t JUST Depression

    How often have you heard comments like: “Oh, mom is just a bit blue;” or “Her husband died six months ago…she should just snap out of it;” or “He just likes his time to himself.” They are all ways...

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  • Seven Drug – Drug Interactions in Older Adults

    If you are a caregiver to an older loved one, you may find it a bit overwhelming to keep up with all the medications they take each day, and the times of day they take them. But have you...

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  • Insta-Gram: It’s a Date!

    Associate Care Manager Gregory Peebles returns with a series on the Internet and aging. Gregory is both a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) whose work focuses on helping aging adults and folks with limited independence...

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  • Seven Steps to Brain Health

    I like Simple. If you do also, then you will like the American Heart Association’s and American Stroke Association’s “Life’s Simple Seven.” In short, what they find is: what works well for cardiovascular health also shows the promise of...

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