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Dementia Is Rooted in Insulin Brain Toxicity

Majid Ali, M.D.

All Known risk factors of dementia are first known risk factors of hyperinsulinism (insulin toxicity and then of Dementia.

Dementia Is rooted in insulin toxicity. 286 more words

Alzheimer's Disease

This is a disease that mostly strikes older people that gradually destroys the brain, especially memory.  It’s especially terrible in the early stages when you remember enough to remember you’ve forgotten something, but not what it was and it leads to anger and panic attacks and all sorts of bad times. 60 more words

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#SoCS July 22/17 - Sealing/Ceiling

Linda’s #SoCS prompt this week…

Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “sealing/ceiling.” Use one, use both, have fun!

Have you ever decorated before?

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#SoCS July 22/17 – Sealing/Ceiling

  

Linda’s #SoCS prompt this week…
Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is: “sealing/ceiling.” Use one, use both, have fun!
Have you ever decorated before? I am not one for volunteering for this kind of thing. Ask me to choose decor and furniture, decide on the palette for a room fine! But painting or wallpapering? Tedious, messy and smelly! Still, last year we made the decision to get the kids into their own rooms, and as we were going to be changing things around pretty majorly, decided that the rooms needed a lick of paint. I was all for calling the decorators in, we know a lovely guy who is a dab hand at getting a quick, neat coat of paint on a wall! But, there were other ideas in place… Next thing you know, my sister-in-law, who loves decorating, volunteered a few days to get the paint on the walls and ceilings… and before you know it, we, as in my sister-in-law,  Hubby Dearest, and I, were to be officially decorators for the week! How did that happen? All I know is that it took us about 4 days of hard graft, aching backs and necks, along with splodges of paint streaking my hair to get things done… painting ceilings are definitely not my forte! And don’t make me tell you about the skirting board mess ups and door frame palavers! I accidentally shut a door still wet and opened it just in the nick of time, before sealing myself permanently into a paint fume-filled room! Still, it got done. I can tick that off my list. I have told Hubby Dearest that next time he has a bright idea to do things home things himself, not to include me unless he has asked! And to be on the safe side… he is to remember, we do have the number for that nice man….

Another Possible Indignity of Age: Arrest

Confrontations with police officers are increasing as the ranks of older Americans swell and dementia becomes more widespread.

Published: July 21, 2017 at 05:30AM

Health By PAULA SPAN… 65 more words

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Blade, forever love, Alzheimer’s? Boots Anson Roa, Freddie Webb star in ‘TLS: Memoirs of Timog’

Putting together the traditional belief that love is forever, the reality of Alzheimer’s disease and Blade, the Philippines’ biggest chain of car accessories shops, is a brilliant idea. 473 more words

ENTERTAINMENT AND ARTS

Social worker explains 5 behaviors common in dementia and how to deal with them

Five classic behaviors that typically arise in someone who has Alzheimer’s disease or another type of dementia can be confusing and frustrating to caregivers.

Understanding what drives those behaviors may help. 611 more words

Mental Health/emotional Health

Both Patients and Researchers Have a Role to Play in Preserving Brain Function

Reposted from the Mass General Giving Website

Brain health is key to living a long and happy life.

Too many Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s and other brain conditions that rob them of their memories, their independence and their lives. 323 more words

Research