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One Way You Could Make A Difference

June is Brain Health Month.  With the variety of fear and angst that we may feel as we age, one of the most worrisome prospects according to recent studies in aging is about developing dementia.  Currently in America there are more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s where it has become the 6th leading cause of death.  Every 66 …

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Normal Aging

When I am speaking to groups about dementia the nervous energy in the room increases while discussing the early warning signs of dementia.  There is a growing concern about, “What is normal?” Most people believe or at least want to believe that poor memory is just a natural part of aging. Reported by the Boston Globe’s on line paper, “… …

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Dear Lyn—January 2016

Dear Lyn, I took my mother, who is 87, to her doctor’s appointment today.  I was visiting from out of town (usually get home 4-6 times a year). Physically everything checked out okay, but when the doctor asked her some questions she seem confused – she couldn’t tell him the month and she thought the year was 2005 (the same …