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Lifestyle Risks That Can Increase Dementia Risk

Lifestyle Risks That Can Increase Dementia Risk

Dementia is a degrative neurological disorder affecting and estimated 47 million people globally. By 2050, that number may rise to 131 million. It’s on course to become the biggest killer of the 21st century. Right now, there is no way to reverse or cure the onset of dementia. However, there is a promising study just
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Making a Home Safer for Alzheimer’s Patients

Making a Home Safer for Alzheimer’s Patients

With a diagnosis such as Alzheimer’s, families need to start planning. One of the biggest decisions is about where the patient will live. Most prefer to stay in their own homes, if possible. However, staying at home does pose some risks as there are many things in a home that become dangerous to a person
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Keeping Yourself Healthy in A Caregivers Role

Keeping Yourself Healthy in A Caregivers Role

Every day, millions of people across the United States give care to people with mental and physical challenges. They range from family members to trained aides to nurses. No matter which category they are in there is always the risk for mental and physical exhaustion. Fortunately, there are steps and strategies one can use to
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Shedding Light

Shedding Light

We live in a 24-hour world that, thanks to technology, never has to go dark. But there is a thing as too much light—too much blue light. Blue light isn’t always bad. It’s what makes the sky blue. The sun is the primary source of blue light, which has benefits including increasing alertness, regulating circadian
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Take a Stand Against Falls

Take a Stand Against Falls

When retirees experience an accidental fall, it is common for them to try to hide it or downplay the seriousness. Too many people falsely believe that if they are upfront about their accidental falls that someone else will try to limit their independence. In fact, it’s a declining ability for safe gait and fear of
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