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The 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia which gets progressively worse. It usually begins with mild short-term memory loss which doesn’t appear to be problematic. Since even those without Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia experience memory slipups, it usually isn’t until the condition gets worse that Alzheimer’s is diagnosed. As the brain and nervous system […]

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What’s the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

No one wants to go through, or watch as a loved one develops, Alzheimer’s or any other type of dementia. Although often used interchangeably Alzheimer’s disease is actually one subset of dementia. Dementia Dementia is a set of symptoms. Alzheimer’s disease is one of many diseases that can cause dementia symptoms. The word “dementia” is […]

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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Who doesn’t want to live a long, healthy and independent life? Increase your chance of making that happen by learning about Alzheimer’s disease and how to reduce your risk. A recent study by the Alzheimer’s Association reported an estimated 6 million Americans suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. That’s one in every ten adults, aged 65 and […]

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2020, COVID-19, Quarantine 15

Happy New Year and goodbye to 2020! Most people would probably describe 2020 as a pretty bad year. Certainly there were some shining moments. Some people graduated from high school, college, grad school… Others got married. Babies were born. Yes, good things happened but everything was overshadowed by COVID-19 and the need for social distancing […]

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Use Foods to Lower Your Risk of Dementia and Stroke

Dementia is a term that refers to illnesses and diseases that affect memory. Everyone has heard of Alzheimer’s disease. It’s the most common memory-related disease. It also affects critical thinking, problem solving, and language skills. Dementia is caused by damage to brain cells. Those cells then lose their ability to function properly and they stop […]

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6 Ways You May Be Hurting Your Immune System, Brain And Body

One of the most important things you can do to avoid and fight COVID 19 is to strengthen your own immune system. Start by avoiding anything that could be hurting your brain and body, and weakening your immune system. Here are six things to stop doing right now… Being Sedentary Start moving! A sedentary lifestyle […]

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