Saturday, April 18, 2015

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Coping with Rheumatoid Arthritis Brain Fog

Yesterday I was putting away the fish I’d just brought at the market into the big white cold thing in the kitchen. As I went back to the hallway to get rid of my keys, I noticed something was off. I was still carrying the fish. I opened the big white cold thing again and found my keys inside.

 

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Finding Joy in the Magic of Spring

The stark landscape of winter has given way to the bright colors of Spring.  The grass is once again an inviting dark green.  The migrating birds are back.  They fill the air with sweet songs and add brilliant splashes of red, yellow, blue and purple to the world.  It is Spring.  It is time to examine our lives and... Read moreChevron

posted 04/13/2015, comments (0)|
Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

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Alzheimer's Caregiver

Creativity May Protect The Brain

I have a number of friends around my age who like to be crafty. For instance, one friend knits, draws, cooks through experimentation (in other words, without recipes), makes jewelry and weaves. Another friend who is an art teacher uses her spare time to knit, photograph and experiment with different crafts. I also have done some creative... Read moreChevron

posted 04/13/2015, comments (0)|
Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard, Health Pro

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Pass the Carbs I don’t want Dementia?!

Medical advice has, for a long time, said that we can reduce our risk of dementia by keeping a healthy weight. The mantra was, and still is, that obesity is the enemy and ups our chances of dementia in old age. But now a large scale cohort study says being underweight in mid to late life significantly increases our risk... Read moreChevron

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide

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Under Minding Our Elders, Carol is an author, blogger and columnist on aging and caregiving support.

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month: How Informed Are You?

There are many neurological diseases that can affect people as they age. Alzheimer’s, of course, is one of the most feared because it is so well known. However, while not as common, Parkinson's disease is also prevalent. This neurological disorder affects an estimated 2 percent of people older than 65.... Read moreChevron

posted 04/07/2015, comments (0)|

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