After almost 80 years and a multitude of scientific studies to produce the result: a good genetic makeup and wealth really have little to do with maintaining a joyful life as you age. The Harvard Study of Adult Development launched… Read More
It’s not uncommon for people to lose sight of their New Year’s Resolutions by the end of January, but there is no rule that says resolutions can only be made at the start of the year. There’s no time like… Read More
If 2021 will be remembered as the year for COVID-19 vaccines, perhaps 2022 will make its mark in an equally life-changing way: with an Alzheimer’s vaccine that might actually slow or prevent the progression of the disease.  The very first… Read More
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Imagine for a second how it might feel to navigate the cognitive complications of Alzheimer’s disease. The people you love most now seem unfamiliar. The words and phrases that would roll off your tongue without a second thought are now… Read More
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If your child developed a high fever out of the blue, who would you call? It’s a no-brainer; many parents have their pediatrician’s number on speed dial to have ready access to the person they carefully chose to manage their… Read More
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If there is one consistent thing in the race to unravel the mystery of Alzheimer’s, it is change. It seems as if whenever researchers begin to get an understanding of a single piece, new data shifts their hypotheses in a… Read More
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While you may have started by just telling your inner circle, you may be ready to talk about your COPD with more loved ones. However, oftentimes, that can be easier said than done. Talking about your COPD diagnosis and knowing… Read More
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Dementia aggression is one of many challenging changes that can occur in people with dementia, and it is surely one of the most difficult to respond to. A loved one who has always been mild-mannered can randomly experience outbursts which… Read More
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Maybe it was expected, or maybe you were caught off guard. Mom has just received an official diagnosis for a progressive disease that’s likely to make independent living difficult to maintain. While there are a number of questions, one thing… Read More
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What motivates you to get out of bed each morning? The answer is different for every single one of us, of course, but there’s one commonality: it may help you to live longer. Research is showing us that having a… Read More