Aging and Obesity = Alzheimers?

September 10th, 2018
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Twenty years ago the impact of aging and health was not on most peoples radar screens. The Boomer generation tended to ignore the issues of getting older, long-term care and how caregiving would impact their families and their... Continue Reading

Can Mom’s Dementia Be Fixed?

September 5th, 2018
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An estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimers dementia in 2018. This number includes anestimated 5. 5 million people age 65 and older and approximately 200,000 individuals under age 65 who have... Continue Reading

Report: 'Star Trek' Star Diagnosed with Dementia

August 29th, 2018
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Like so many aging Americans on the planet earth, Star Treks Nichelle Nichols has been diagnosed with dementia, according to reports. Nichelle was best known for playing Lieutenant Uhura on the TV show Star Trek. According to... Continue Reading

Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk with Lower Blood Pressure: Report

August 23rd, 2018
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Some 150 million people worldwide are expected to be affected by dementia by 2050. However, there are a few steps that have been scientifically proven to reduce the risk of degenerative brain disorders like Alzheimers and... Continue Reading

Former Astronaut Buzz Aldrin Fights Family’s Dementia Claims

August 16th, 2018
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Buzz Aldrin, the former astronaut and the second man to land and walk on the moon with the historic Apollo 11 flight with Neil Armstrong, is fighting with his children over control of his estate and whether he has dementia. Continue Reading

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Adult Day Care an Answer for Older Americans?

August 14th, 2018
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We know what childcare is. Did you know there is an adult version? Adult Day Care has become a big part of helping older Americans and their families. As more people require long-term care services and supports families have... Continue Reading