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A Sense of Community

...  keeping in better physical shape, lowering the risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s and developing a sense of community without having ...

6 Holiday Risks to Your Elders

...  respiratory problems, poor circulation, memory impairment, dementia or other mental illness, it’s important that you pay close attention ...

Current Studies About Seniors and Fitness

...  the memory and learning capacity of the brain and slow dementia. One study looked at older women between 70 and 80 who were living ...  suggests that physical activity interventions to prevent dementia may have the best window from midlife to older ages. Those in the ...

Feen: By My Side

...  make it right if I made a mistake. She is 92 now and has dementia. So, I sit beside her when she knits and straighten it out for her if ...  example. I can’t even imagine the struggle of having dementia. But, she does well and one reason is because she has her caregivers ...

Caregiving Stress Part II: It Hits Women the Hardest

...  constant caring for a person with a chronic illness or dementia. It is beginning to be recognized as a serious health issue, but it is ...  And it is at its worst for women caring for Alzheimer and dementia patients. In a recent study covering an 18-month period, self-rated ...

Alaska is Aging: Our Elders Will Need our Help

...  constant caring for a person with a chronic illness or dementia. We’ve discussed the dire affects the syndrome can have on the ...  frailty and an increasing growth in the incidence of dementia and Alzheimer’s. And there will be times when Alaskans will ...

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