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My Dementia Diary 19 - Babbling

At times, I’ve heard my young nieces, intent on playing with their dolls, babbling as they travel in imaginary worlds. This is quite normal for girls of their age. 164 more words

Life Journey

Improving Heart Health Could Prevent Frailty in Old Age

New research has shown that older people with very low heart disease risks also have very little frailty, raising the possibility that frailty could be prevented. 606 more words

News And Articles

Youth is wasted on the young...

A letter to a spectacular young woman in my life who graduates from high school today.

I met you just over eighteen years ago. Your arrival was years in the making, wanting, wishing, hoping and praying. 682 more words


Hi Everyone,
Here is an hour long interview I had with Micheal Pope,  CEO of ASEB (Alz Services of East Bay) this morning on aging and giving care. 54 more words

Thriving in the wonder years after 40! (podcast)

Learn how to find purpose, beauty, adventure and fulfillment as a woman in her 40’s, 50’s, 60’s and beyond!  (Leslie Leyland Fields)


To download podcast, right click… 13 more words


Hot Weather Can be Dangerous for Seniors

Now that spring is upon us it is important for seniors to remember to take precautions as outdoor temperatures begin to heat up.  A study from the University of Chicago Medical Center reports extremely hot weather can be dangerous for the elderly and that approximately 40% of heat-related fatalities in the U.S. 342 more words


What's in Your Wheelhouse?

Seems like everyone has a wheelhouse these days, a metaphor to describe their specific skill set. I hear the term from friends that are still slugging it out in corporate America. 448 more words