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  • Connecting the Dots Means Early Detection in Dementia

    One of the other casualties of this extended quarantine is the cognitive consequences of less social interaction and less intellectual stimulation…what we call the “Activities of Daily Living.”  If you have an older loved one with whom you still...

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  • Online Shoppers Beware

    We all think that we could never get scammed, right?  We all think that only other people can be fooled into giving away personal financial information of access, right?  Well, this week I came as close as I want...

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  • If You Can’t See Something…

    If you see something, say something.  We have all heard this about everything from neighborhood watch programs to announcements in airports…that is, back when people actually took flights to somewhere.  But what if you can’t see “something”… something like...

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  • One More Sign of COVID?

    I have written about Alzheimer’s disease…a lot, its warning signs and caregiving probably more than any other topic.  Even in this time of COVID, I still come back to it.  This time it is about the warning sign that...

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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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