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6 Essential Steps To Aging Well

6 Essential Steps To Aging Well

  If you want to age well, there are certain things you can do. It requires focus in all areas of your life. Here are six essential steps to aging well.   1. Get Active As you age, your metabolism will begin to slow down. Being active

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Having the Talk – 5 Tips for Discussing Your Aging Parents Future

Having the Talk – 5 Tips for Discussing Your Aging Parents Future

  Discussing your aging parents future while they are still healthy allows you to better understand their wishes. Doing it later might cause complications between you and your parents, as well as other family members. As your parents get older, it’s important to discuss the future with

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How a Lack of Sleep May Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

How a Lack of Sleep May Cause Alzheimer’s Disease

  There is scientific evidence that a lack of sleep may cause Alzheimer’s disease. Sleep is a natural part of human biological processes, but many people find that getting a good night’s sleep is a challenge in today’s hectic world. Juggling schedules, working late into the evening,

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Outdoor Activities for Seniors with Dementia – 7 Fun Ideas

Outdoor Activities for Seniors with Dementia – 7 Fun Ideas

  Feeling the warmth of the sun on the skin, hearing the sound of chirping birds, or breathing in fresh air is beneficial for all of us. Therefore, outdoor activities for seniors with dementia helps their mental and physical health.   Safety First   Your loved one’s

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Music Therapy is Helping People with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Music Therapy is Helping People with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

  Music therapy is helping seniors with Alzheimer’s and dementia every day. No one knows the origin of music, but it is believed to have existed before documented history. Historians believe it began from the noise of thunder, or the rhythm of a flowing stream. Human music

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Caring for Elderly Parents – 14 Ideas for Senior Caregivers

Caring for Elderly Parents – 14 Ideas for Senior Caregivers

  Caring for Elderly Parents is an enormous responsibility. During the best of times, it requires a lot of time, patience, and understanding. Are you up for the task? As the average life expectancy of Americans tops 78 years, Baby Boomers (those born between and including 1946

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Health Benefits of Olive Oil – Powerful Medicine for Brain and Heart

Health Benefits of Olive Oil – Powerful Medicine for Brain and Heart

  There are multiple health benefits of olive oil. Its use dates back centuries, and it is used for health and beauty today. How do you use olive oil? If you’re only cooking with it, you’re missing out on some great benefits. Olive oil has been used

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What is a Stroke – Learn About Reducing the Risks

What is a Stroke – Learn About Reducing the Risks

  What is a stroke? Although, most of us have seen someone with a stroke, some people are still confused about what it is. Nearly 800,000 people fall victim to strokes in the United States each year.  A stroke occurs every 40 seconds.  As the fifth leading

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Funeral Pre-Planning – How Seniors Can Benefit

Funeral Pre-Planning – How Seniors Can Benefit

  Funeral pre-planning is not a topic that any family wants to discuss. We know that it’s impossible to live forever. However, we want to forget about it until that day approaches. When someone passes away it is a traumatic experience for the family members that are

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Vascular Dementia – Symptoms, Treatment, and Prognosis

Vascular Dementia – Symptoms, Treatment, and Prognosis

  Vascular dementia is the second most common type of dementia after Alzheimer’s Disease. It afflicts up to 20 million people across the world at any one time, a figure that is expected to keep growing as the population ages. Like all age-related dementia, it involves the

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