His wife, Rajni Attavar, made soup for him. Mooliya struggled out of bed. With the help of eldest son, Amith, the 56-year-old subway station agent made his way to a kitchen chair in their Corona, Queens, home. Sweat beaded on his face. His mouth was open. “I wiped his face,” Attavar recalled through tears. “Then
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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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‘I’m so OCD when it comes to my baby — all his outfits must match!’ reads the first tweet that comes up after a quick social media search for ‘OCD’.Others reference the disorder as the reason they don’t like having unread notifications on their phone, another for improper grammar use. These posts aren’t hard to find — there are
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It’s time to harness the power of music. Follow our five tips to start building your new, ultimate feel-good playlist Music has the ability to completely transform our moods. How many times has an upbeat song come on, and suddenly your feet are tapping, you’re singing along, and the worries that were weighing you down
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Our routines have changed completely since lockdown began, and so have the routines of our canine companions. Trainer and author of ‘Easy Peasy Puppy Squeezy’, Steve Mann, shares how we can all make the most of this extended time inside with our dogs While Happiful usually focuses on the human experience, we’re massive dog lovers
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More than just a restless night, insomnia is a sleep disorder that can deeply impact a person’s life. Here, Sassy Smith reveals what it’s really like to experience insomnia first-hand… It’s 4am and I’m lying in bed sobbing, listening to my husband snoring gently beside me, and trying to resist the urge to pinch or
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