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Recommended Reading Through the Wilderness of Alzheimer’s Twin Cities MN
Through the Wilderness of Alzheimer’s By: Robert Simpson, Anne Simpson Nearly four million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, a debilitating neurological disorder affecting the memory that places great stress on the sufferer as well as the caregivers. Robert and Anne Simpson share the story of Bob’s early onset of Alzheimer’s in order to give families accurate, […]
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Senior Housing General Tips

Senior Housing General Tips From the “Questions to Ask” series at www.SeniorsE-Guide.com Deciding where to live as one ages, presents new challenges for many seniors. Anticipating and planning for this stage of life is difficult because how well we will age and how long we will live is unpredictable. Average life expectancy is lengthening, increasing the potential […]
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Parkinson’s Drug in Pipeline

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New Report on Parkinson’s Drug in Pipeline A new report released by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) outlines 37 new Parkinson’s disease drugs either in clinical trials or awaiting review by the Food and Drug Administration. According to the report, several of the 37 medications are “disease modifying therapies focused on protecting the […]
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Coping With Caregiver Burnout

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How to Cope With Caregiver Burnout By Claudia Fine Caring for someone can take a lot out of you — physically, mentally and emotionally — but it doesn’t have to cause caregiver burnout. Learn more about the warning signs of caregiver burnout, and find out how to handle caregiver-related stress. A Portrait of the Burned–Out Caregiver  Your parent, spouse or friend […]
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Elderly Health Care Dealing With Depression Twin Cities MN
The Chemistry of Joy, by Henry Emmons, MD The classic book that New York Times bestselling author Dr. Larry Dossey called “a valuable guide for anyone wishing to find greater exuberance and fulfillment in their life,” The Chemistry of Joy offers a unique blend of Western science and Eastern philosophy to show you how to treat depression more naturally […]
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Increase Your Chances of Avoiding a Heart Attack: Advice for your loved one in Assisted Living

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Increase Your Chances of Avoiding a Heart Attack: Advice for your loved one in Assisted Living Last month, a report by the American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology recommended extending statin drugs to a wider pool of people to prevent heart attacks as well as strokes. Previously, a high cholesterol level was the […]
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“Another Country” Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders

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“Another Country” Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders Recommended Reading from Choice Connections of Minnesota “Another Country” by Mary Pipher Navigating the Emotional Terrain of Our Elders Mary Pipher, author of the bestselling and groundbreaking Reviving Ophelia, which charts the troubled passage of girls into adolescence, has nimbly covered yet another psychological passage: that into […]
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The Truth about Seniors and Romance

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The Truth about Seniors and Romance by Anthony Cirillo guest contributor to Caring.com There is a tendency toward age bias in our society. Typical stereotypes are that seniors are “slow” or have poor memory, for example. There are also misconceptions surrounding Seniors and romance.  Lets examine a few of them. Misconception: When you’re old, relationships are […]
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