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How Dementia Caregivers Are Combatting Stress and Isolation Through Chorus Groups

Music can be soothing and comforting in many ways. While music is frequently used to calm dementia patients, now an innovative musical chorus is using it to reduce stress for the caregivers of those with dementia. Read More

Healthy Brains Require Healthy Food – Here’s a Brain-Boosting Salad Recipe

A healthy brain is just as important as a healthy heart. It requires exercise that pumps fresh blood and oxygen to the brain and healthy food that provides the brain with nutrients. Read More

Three Things to Know About Early Alzheimer’s Diagnosis

Scientists and physicians are still working on ways to accurately diagnose Alzheimer’s disease. Although the signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease like forgetfulness, wandering and the inability to recognize loved ones are well known, they are not considered a clinical diagnosis. As it stands now, that can only be obtained after death. Read More

Three Lifestyle Changes To Make in Your 30s to Curb the Onset of Dementia

If you are in your 30s your older years may seem light years away; it could be a crazy thought that the early signs of dementia may exist then. Yet, the way you live today can directly impact the health of your brain in decades ahead. Read More

Five Yoga Postures for Fall Prevention

The ancient practice of yoga is enormously beneficial for the body and the mind. It reduces stress and anxiety and improves the function of nearly every organ in the body. Yoga improves core strength, loosens the joints and builds muscle, helping to prevent falls in the elderly. Read More

Move for Minds: The Campaign to Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s Disease

Move for Minds is a campaign to raise funds to support research on Alzheimer’s disease in order to find a cure. It is also a campaign of hope for those who have loved ones with the devastating disease. Read More

Caregiver Burnout: 10 Ways to Manage Caregiver Stress

Caregiving can be highly stressful, exhausting and isolating. It is also essential to the health and well-being of someone you love who needs care. Read More

The Mental and Physical Effects of Family Caregiving

For many people, the new responsibility of caring for a loved one is a steep learning curve. It involves learning how to care for your loved one’s mental, physical and emotional needs while juggling the additional responsibilities it brings to your life. You must also learn to be upbeat and positive with your loved one while dealing with the roller coaster of emotions that comes from seeing them ill or declining through the stages of dementia. Read More

A Meal for the Mind – Brain Health Recipe

This Brain health recipe is well-suited for a caregiver or an advanced-level cooking senior. This vegetarian recipe will charge up your senses, and stimulate your mind during the preparation and consumption of this rich meal. Read More

Stroke Care: How to Help a Parent Recover from Stroke at Home

Recovering from a stroke is a lifelong process made up of tiny steps over the course of many months and years. It is not a process with a specific time frame or goals that can be accomplished according to a set schedule. In order to help your parent recover from a stroke at home you need information and support. Recovery is a long process and the more you know the easier it will be.
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