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7 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL

Some people are just lucky — they’re born with it. I’m not talking about good looks or money. I’m talking about wanderlust...
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April 5, 2018

TREATING BEHAVIORAL SYMPTOMS OF DEMENTIA WITHOUT DRUGS

Most people think of dementia as affecting memory and cognition, and it certainly does. But some of the most distressing symptoms of Alzheimer’s or other dementias are behavioral and psychological.
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March 6, 2018

WHY DOCTORS SHOULDN’T TREAT ALL OLDER PEOPLE THE SAME

Health care systems have very distinct doctors and procedures for treating children vs. adults — but the division often stops there. People ages 65 and older are largely lumped into the category of geriatric, without considering the vast differences between those in their late 60s or 70s and those in their 80s or 90s.
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November 28, 2017

CAN TECHNOLOGY PREDICT FALLS IN OLDER ADULTS?

The prospect of aging can conjure up a multitude of horrors — a mind stolen by dementia, a body debilitated by illness, a soul crushed by social isolation. For most, fear of falling would be well down the list.But falls are, in fact, one of the more common and consequential risks faced by older adults. The statistics, compiled by the Centers for Disease Control, are both eye-opening and alarming.
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November 26, 2017

CAFFEINATED OR NOT, COFFEE MAY HELP YOU LIVE LONGER

Both studies, one conducted in the United States, one across 10 European countries, found that people who drank even a single cup of coffee a day — decaf and/or caffeinated — lived longer than people who didn’t drink any coffee.
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August 23, 2017
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