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  • None of the Above…

    While everyone is awaiting the next vaccine to prevent COVID-19 or help in the treatment of the condition among those who have contracted the virus, too many Americans already suffer from medicinal proliferation.  Too much of a good thing...

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  • COVID’s Other Deadly Toll

    During this pandemic, over 13,000 more Alzheimer’s and other dementia patients have died than expected from these cognitive disorders, and it’s not the virus.  Those with any of the forms of dementia living in facilities designed to protect them...

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  • It’s Not a Sprint

    I think it occurred to me Sunday afternoon last week, and I was anticipating Monday.  But Monday was Labor Day.  Of course it was, you may say, but that meant that a pandemic that started before Spring had now...

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  • When Confusion Is Good for You?

    Confusion usually means we are not getting something right, but in physical training and even physical therapy, muscle confusion can be the best thing to help your body stay on your feet, lift properly, and more.  We got a...

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  • That’s Not A Senior Moment

    We all hear the phrase used as an excuse for a bit of memory lapse … that it’s just a “senior moment.”  It doesn’t seem to be ageist, because in older adult communities the phrase gets tossed around about...

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  • The Other Epidemic

    …you know, the epidemic that predated this COVID pandemic … the one that will be made even worse by the COVID pandemic … the one for which there is no vaccine … the one that can result in dementia? ...

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  • Heard or Herd?

    I am really, truly, seriously, absolutely in need of good news – heard news and herd news.  Today, I am happy to say that I can share good news about both!  Let me start with the first part  –...

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  • Hold Your Friends Close and Stangers Closer

    Miss your friends, your older loved ones and those summer get togethers in the backyard?  We can get together at distance with friends and family in manageable numbers while maintaining distance, but there is no chatting around the water...

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