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What about Alzheimer's in the family? Harvard

Regular readers know that my family has suffered at least one case of Alzheimer’s and one or two of general dementia. I think it is fair to say that mental illness damages the entire family either directly or indirectly. 732 more words


The key to living a happy life

It takes years to learn what others seem to know early on — how to be happy.

Turns out, there are things you can do to enjoy life more, and some of them are really easy. 52 more words

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When to take the keys from your elderly parents

It’s one of the most difficult decisions adult children will have to make — is it time to take the keys away from mom and dad? 99 more words

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Falls lead to declines in seniors

Eat less; move more; live longer remains the mantra of this blog. Incredibly, as important as these factors are, as we age, the move more… 330 more words


The keys to feeling young and aging well

Physical activity is the closest thing experts say we have to the fountain of youth.

Even small amounts of physical activity play a major role in preventing heart disease, diabetes, cancer and depression. 60 more words

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Tea drinking may help prevent dementia - Harvard

Good news for tea drinkers or all stripes. A study in the December 2016 Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging showed that drinking tea frequently is associated with a lower risk of dementia, especially for people who are genetically predisposed to the disease, … 207 more words


Older Obese Adults Can Benefit From Moderate Exercise

Eat less; move more; live longer. It’s never too late to start exercising according to researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center

Moderate-intensity exercise can help even extremely obese older adults improve their ability to perform common daily activities and remain independent. 525 more words