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Farmers Market Vouchers Available in PA

From Lancaster Farming HARRISBURG, Pa. — To remind residents of the importance of consuming nutritious produce, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding and Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne signed a joint designation this week in recognition of June as the official start of the Farmers Market Nutrition Program in Pennsylvania. While visiting the…

10 Ways to Love Your Brain

From the Alzheimer’s Association  Growing evidence indicates that people can reduce their risk of cognitive decline by adopting key lifestyle habits. When possible, combine these habits to achieve maximum benefit for the brain and body. Start now. It’s never too late or too early to incorporate healthy habits. Break a sweat.…

Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease

What are the signs of dementia and Alzheimer's disease?

From: Finding Your Way, written by Dr. Linda Rhodes Question: What are the signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Answer: Dementia is an umbrella term (literally meaning without mind) for the progressive loss of thinking, judgement, and ability to focus and learn. More than half of dementia cases are caused by…

6 Simple Ways to Regain Your Balance and Prevent Falls

5 Ways to Help Prevent Alzheimer's Disease

Source from Everyday Health Eat Smart  Sticking to a healthy, low-fat diet has been linked to Alzheimer’s prevention. One Harvard study of 13,000 women, age 70 and older, found that those who ate the most vegetables — especially green leafy ones (like spinach and romaine lettuce) and cruciferous ones (like broccoli and…

Have You Developed Bad Sleep Habits?

Source from the Alzheimer’s Care Today E-Newsletter, Alzheimer’s Home Care in Denver, CO  Written by, Greg Elliott Getting a good night’s sleep will make you more productive, alert, and mentally balanced all day long. It will also energize and invigorate you. Most healthy adults need a minimum of eight hours of sleep…

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer's

Source: www.alz.org Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or another dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. Every individual may experience one or more of these signs in…

Understanding the Stages and Symptoms of Alzheimer's Disease

Source: Everyday Health No one experiences Alzheimer’s disease in exactly the same way. As memory loss occurs, it affects cognition (the process of knowing and thinking), coordination, personality, and standard of living very differently from person to person. However, researchers have identified some patterns in the way the disease progresses, allowing doctors to…

10 Real Life Strategies for Dementia Caregiving

Source from LIFE Senior Services As caregivers, we often use intuition to help us decide what to do. No one ever gave us lessons on how to relate to someone with memory loss and dementia. Unfortunately, dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is counter-intuitive; i.e., often the right thing…
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