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Senior Health – Obesity Connected with Early Alzheimer’s Disease

Weight gain is unhealthy for most people around the world. It is associated with heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. However, did you know that being overweight could also contribute early symptoms of Alzheimer’s? U.S. Institute of Again neurologist Madhav Thambisetty is using BMI (body mass

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47 Million People Estimated to Have Dementia

It is estimated that the number of people with dementia has increased by 12 million over the past six years. The cost of treating the disease could top three trillion dollars over the next three years. Nearly 47 Million People Now Have Dementia, Report Shows Researchers say nearly

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Vegetarianism – How a Vegetarian Diet Can Fight Against Diabetes

Vegetarianism has become an increasingly popular lifestyle choice. Whether you don’t want to promote animal cruelty or simply don’t like meat, you may be thinking about going on a vegetarian diet. If you have diabetes, the good news is that vegetarian diets are actually highly recommended for

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Top 10 Cities to Get Assisted Living with Technology

What are you looking for in an assisted living facility? Of course you want the facility to take good care of your elderly love one. Yet, some families are looking for more. Technology is playing a big part in the lives of the elderly. It can make

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Sharing Art Helps Medical Students Connect With Dementia Patients

A simple leisurely activity such as sharing art is allowing medical students to better relate to dementia patients. As we get older, our brains age, as well. When we think of working out, it’s usually our bodies that come to mind. Yet, there has been enough research

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Senior Health – Connection Between Senior Driving and Health

There seems to be a connection between senior driving and their overall health. We often wonder why elderly adults want to continue to drive. Younger adults always seem to worry about their older parents or grandparents driving. Once they are over 65, there seems to be a

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3 ways technology will improve elder care

  Take a minute to think about how technology has helped change the lives for the elderly. There are so many ways technology has impacted their lives.   Ways Technology Has Helped Change Seniors Lives   It Keeps Them Safe – Regardless if it is an alert

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Young Adults with Alzheimer’s are Assisting Scientists for Possible Cures

It is a little ironic that younger adults might hold the answers to a disease that affects the elderly. The fact is that Alzheimer’s disease can strike young adults, as well. This is especially the case with certain genes that can be passed along from an elderly

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Senior Health – Women’s Brains Appear More Vulnerable To Alzheimer’s Than Men’s

Researchers have known for quite some time that Alzheimer’s can have a different effect on men and women. However, further studies are showing how much faster women’s brains can deteriorate in certain conditions. There’s new evidence suggesting that women’s brains are especially vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease and

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Understanding Lewy Body Dementia – Why It is Difficult to Diagnose

Lewy Body Dementia Lewy Body Dementia remains difficult to diagnose. Therefore, it is vital to have your senior loved one see a doctor whenever something doesn’t look or feel right. Jennings’ husband, Dean, died in 2010 after living with five years of Lewy body dementia, a disease

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