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  • I found some much needed grace today... August 6, 2020
    I have had a really hard time coming to terms with my dad's Alzheimer's. His behaviors were getting so frustrating and I was getting so angry with him. I also have some baggage regarding things that we were never able to resolve before the disease really hit and now, obviously, we can't. I try to […]
  • Need some advice for my grandma with Alzheimer's August 6, 2020
    I've been a CNA for about 3.5 years and have worked in Nursing Homes, Assisted living facilities, and even Home Health. I know how to take care of the elderly, but haven't really dealt one on one with Alzheimer's patients. I moved back to where my family lives to help take care of my grandmother. […]
  • I always thought Alzheimer's was just memory loss August 6, 2020
    I live with my gf and her great grandma who suffers from Alzheimers. I want to gain a better understanding of it and what it does because all i ever see or hear about is how people with it cannot form new memories but i didnt know that wasnt the extent of it. She does […]
  • Luxury long term care facilities - need advice PLEASE! August 5, 2020
    Immediately before the covid outbreak (weeks) we made the incredibly difficult decision to place my dad in a very expensive luxury accommodation long term care facility. He had been in their physical rehab and was flourishing. It was such a blessing to happier than he had been since his dementia had progressed. It was life […]

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The Aging Body

The body goes through many changes starting at adolescence. As a person ages the brain, eyes, ears, mouth, smell, heart, liver, lungs, kidneys, bladder, colon, metabolism, and so on starts to change. The body functions start declining which affects reproductive organs, blood, cells, tissues and so on. To slow aging one must exercise, eat right …

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The Brain and Healthy Aging

Growing older and learning from your mistakes is a clear sign that our brain is improving. The brain will improve as we learn. In return, it helps us to live a better life. We live longer and learn new skills that help us to develop a healthier way of living. Our brain has learned a …

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Healthy Aging Starts with Stress Reduction

People are often unaware of what stress can do to their body and mind. Stress is bad for the heart. Stress will give you headaches, or make you feel depressed. Stress can do many harmful things to your body and mind, yet in some instances stress is good. Balancing stress is the key to living …

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Activities Promoting Healthy Aging

Lack of activities can prevent you from living healthy. When you do not enjoy activities, you may feel fatigue or find it difficult to sleep at night. When you awake in the morning, you may feel tired until you finally fall asleep. As we, age our body changes, and we have to make changes to …

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