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  • Non-stop anger, swearing, negativity and paranoia - is this normal? May 29, 2020
    This is an "is anyone else having to deal with this" question. My father, mid-90s, has become really difficult to be around. His GP says he has dementia (not sure if it's Alz -- my dad declined the opportunity to visit a specialist when we took him for a check-up 5 months ago). He's never […]
  • My 85 year old grandfather with alz loves fidget spinners May 28, 2020
    My uncle got some in a gift bag from an event he went to months ago. While visiting him in February my grandfather with bad Alzheimer’s was obsessed with them, so my uncle let him keep them. They have been a game changer for my grandpa who could never sit still. He sits at the […]
  • NPR's Here & Now May 28, 2020
    Mom's getting popular for all the worst reasons... The NPR show Here & Now has done a piece on the challenges when COVID-19 smashes into Dementia. A producer of the show found our story of Mom surviving COVID through the Stumped Town Dementia blog and interviewed me about our experience. We are just one of […]
  • Help May 28, 2020
    Hey guys, I look after my old man — he’s 72, unfortunately quite ill with cancer and a brain aneurysm — and he’s proved pretty ducking resilient all included. He’s the type of person you’d call in an emergency, a good man. I’m here because his MCI has gotten worse and I would love help […]

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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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