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How Music Therapy Affects Memory

How Music Therapy Affects Memory

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, the number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is growing — and growing fast. An estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s. Because the disease currently has no cure, researchers are continually looking for ways to … read more

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Activities to Successfully Engage Persons with Dementia

According to a 2019 Alzheimer’s Association report, an estimated 5.8 million Americans are currently living with Alzheimer’s disease. This sad and startling statistic means many of us know someone who has this terrible illness and are all too familiar with the devastating effects … read more

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How an Ounce of Prevention Can Save Your Life

The rising health risks associated with our overplanned, busy lifestyles have become common knowledge in the popular press over the last 10 years. It is well advertised that Americans are more overweight than other developed countries, with 39.8 percent of adults categorized as … read more

Gardening Made Easy for Boomers

Gardening Made Easy for Boomers

As you get older, don’t let your interest...

You’re a baby boomer. Your green thumb, and your knees and back, seem to bend with more effort. (Was 1968 really 50 years ago?) Don’t let your interest in gardening wane — gardening is important to physical and mental wellbeing as you get … read more

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Being Conscious of Asbestos in and Around the Home

Today we know it as a carcinogenic material, but for most of the 20th century, asbestos was praised as a “miracle mineral” that was used in a wide variety of industries and materials. It was an important addition in ships, boilers, insulation and … read more

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10 Doctor-Recommended Healthy Habits

Are you looking for tangible ways to improve your health? Not sure where to start? Consider the top recommendations from the American Medical Association (AMA). “From time to time, it’s important to consider your personal goals, and how you can make positive health … read more

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Tips for Healthy Aging

Healthy aging can often be credited to one key factor: prevention. To help remain active in retirement, it is important to listen to the body’s signals and understand the needs required for a healthy body. Experts recommend always viewing your health through a … read more

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Mayo Clinic’s 10 Tips for Avoiding Falls

During the winter season, you may need to pay closer attention to watching your step. But fall prevention is something you should work on year-round. Even if you’re active, healthy and full of life, statistics show that you have a greater chance of … read more

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