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  • My step dad just had his 49th birthday and unsure if he will make 50. July 1, 2020
    My step dad has gotten to where he can’t even hardly speak anymore. He will say a word or two, then nod saying yeah. It also seems like he has been regressed back to a child in some ways. It’s a really sad disease, and to be in his condition at this age is just […]
  • Alzheimer doubts July 1, 2020
    I am worried about my father, sometimes he forgets where he left such a thing, sometimes he murmurs that we move them, also today he told me 3 times if I was going to take a bath, he has no problems working, much less, but I am worried about this type of behavior, he is […]
  • Any advice on communicating a move? July 1, 2020
    We are moving my Grandma from assisted living into an adult family home on Friday. I’m trying to figure out the best way to tell her Friday that she is transitioning to her new home. She is very attached to her current place of residence, but can no long afford it and needs higher level […]
  • Memantine for dysthymia and anxiety July 1, 2020
    I am sorry but this sub seems apt to ask this sort of question since i believe some of you may be taking it, so i was just wondering if anyone knows anything about its effect for both dysthymia and social anxiety through your readings about it or experience with it. And if they do […]

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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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