The Age Factor

With a presidential election looming, “age” is in the news, especially with two presidential candidates either hovering just past or below 80. While we’re not here to predict the outcome of the 2024 presidential race, we can point out that the process of aging vastly differs from one individual to another. Some people remain vigorous…

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As Anxiety and Stress Increase, Mental Health Issues Are on the Rise

Stress levels are up. According to an American Psychologist Association / Harris Poll, in 2023, more Americans experienced higher levels of stress, with the percentage of mental health issues increasing among all age groups. What’s causing the problem? Some consider triggers to be post-pandemic disorders and trauma caused by global disruption, natural disasters, and shaky…

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How to Communicate with Someone with Alzheimer’s Disease: Surprising Things You Should Know

In 2021, Lady Gaga was performing at Radio City Music Hall with the late, great Tony Bennett, who was suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease, yet he managed to remember the lyrics and songs they were both singing. Suddenly, he called her by her name, something he hadn’t been able to do during rehearsals. As she recalled,…

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Good Advice That’s Worth One’s Salt

Yum! Hot dogs, salsa, potato chips, dips! With Labor Day and autumn BBQs on the horizon, those tasty morsels are on everyone’s menu. Yet their high sodium content should also be on everyone’s radar. According to a recent study as reported by Prevention and Science Daily – adding salt to prepared foods can actually lead…

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