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  • Taken the last few years for granted... December 2, 2020
    My grandmother was diagnosed with alzheimers/dementia 3 years ago, about the time I moved out and away from home. My mom also relocated across the country and has been making trips back and forth every couple of weeks since my grandma was moved into a nursing home, and eventually into a mental care facility. Things […]
  • Great grandma December 2, 2020
    Let me start off with saying, I am incredibly thankful that I managed to meet my great grandmother. I'm 20 years old and not many people can say that. I haven't really confirmed with anyone, but I'm more than certain that she's nearing or already at the end stage of Alzheimer's. She can't speak anymore, […]
  • Sundowning? December 2, 2020
    I live with my grandmother and she's 81. She's okay throughout most of the day and some nights (not all) she comes out of her room around 1:00 AM and she's very insistent that she's just getting up because she chose to. I don't believe this and even if I did, it's not normal considering […]
  • How were you told about your health condition? December 2, 2020
    Hello all. I am conducting a study for my master's course and need adult (18+) participants who have been diagnosed with a mental of physical health condition by a health practitioner. We would like to know about: The diagnostic consultation - including your experience and opinions How you responded to the diagnosis Your wellbeing The […]

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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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