Aging

Posted on July 24, 2014 by Jamie Floyd On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos released a statement indicating the owner of their franchise, Pat Bowlen, is stepping down as a result of his diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Bowlen has been living with the disease for a few years, but chose to keep this private. As I listened to the
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Posted on August 1, 2014 by Beatrice Huston Culturally speaking, we place a great deal of emphasis on physical health and the actions we take to keep our bodies healthy. But what about our brains?  As some of us age, we experience a decline in cognitive ability, memory loss and a general lag in mental
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Posted on July 31, 2015 by admin Women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s and the reasons remain unclear. According to the Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report: Women make up almost two-thirds of American seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease. Among those aged 71 and older, 16 percent of women have Alzheimer’s and other
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Posted on February 26, 2018 by Atria Senior Living If you have ever worked in a soup kitchen, donated blood or spent a Saturday afternoon cleaning your local beach or park, you know volunteering is good for you! People enjoy doing things that bring more meaning and purpose to their lives. Older adults are no
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