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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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Retired NFL Players at Applewood Our House with Foster Kittens

Retired NFL Players at Applewood Our House with Foster Kittens

  Retired NFL players delight Applewood Our House residents with their stories; Memory Care Home is also fostering two kittens in pilot program   ARVADA, CO—May 26, 2017—Retired NFL players and cuddly kittens attracted a crowd of nearly 100 residents, family and friends recently at the Applewood

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Osteoporosis Strength Training for Men – Seniors Benefit from Weights

Osteoporosis Strength Training for Men – Seniors Benefit from Weights

  Osteoporosis strength training is not just for men, but in today’s society, the media places more emphasis on women developing this bone disease Television commercials blare out the risks of osteoporosis, doctors schedule bone density tests, and nutritionists stress the importance of getting sufficient calcium in the

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Help For Seniors – Where To Go When You Need A Loving Hand

Help For Seniors – Where To Go When You Need A Loving Hand

  Where do you turn when you need help for seniors? Family members, friends, and other caregivers strive to do the best for elderly loved ones. To help them the most, you should learn about the numerous programs that are available for them through your local, state,

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Lessons We Can Learn from Dementia – Listen and Ask Questions

Lessons We Can Learn from Dementia – Listen and Ask Questions

What are some of the lessons we can learn from dementia? We can learn about them in a classroom. We can read books, watch videos and listen to audio about the subject. Or, we can learn through experience of taking care of someone who has dementia. We

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