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Grandmother and granddaughter playing a board game.

Easy Ways to Include the Seniors in Your Family in Holiday Traditions

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Holiday activities that include several generations provide solid bonding opportunities. Use these ideas to plan activities for your family’s holiday gatherings. The holidays are a time of year families often spend together. If you will be hosting a celebration that involves multiple generations of your family, planning intergenerational activities will give everyone a chance to […]

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Senior couple smiling outdoors.

Regain Hope and Strength While Caregiving

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Take steps to recognize symptoms of caregiver stress and avoid burnout Caregivers are unpaid individuals, typically a spouse, child, neighbor, or friend, who assist with activities of daily living and medical tasks. These informal caregivers often fill in gaps between medical professionals or paid aides to meet the needs of individuals. The National Alliance for […]

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How Alzheimer’s Changes the Brain – 4 Minute Video

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This 4-minute video, How Alzheimer’s Changes the Brain, shows how Alzheimer’s affects the human brain and looks at promising ideas to treat and prevent the disease. It is presented by the National Institute on Aging. Please scroll down for the complete transcript of this video. Transcript In healthy people, all sensations, movements, thoughts, memories, and feelings […]

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The Doctor Diaries: What Physicians Wish Patients Knew

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Revelations about weight loss, medical information on the internet, and more by Joanne Jarrett, M.D., AARP The Magazine, June-July 2018 Joanne Jarrett, M.D., polled dozens of doctors to find out what they’d tell you if only they could, and here are the results… We are working on your case, even if it looks like we have disappeared. Physicians […]

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