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Exercise For a Healthier Heart: It’s Never Too Late

February is American Heart Month—a great time to consider whether we’re doing all we can to support cardiovascular wellness. Most people today are aware of the heart health benefits of physical activity. Walk by a gym window or any urban trail, and you’ll note that young people today are likely to make regular exercise part… Continue Reading

Should I Be Worried About My Memory?

What’s your greatest fear about growing older? When asked this question, many people respond, “Losing my memory.” This is a fear based on reality. Alzheimer’s disease, the effects of a stroke, or other types of dementia can rob us of our ability to be independent as we grow older. Especially if our parent or other… Continue Reading

As Memory Fades, Emotions Live On

If you have a friend or loved one who has Alzheimer’s disease or a related condition, you might wonder whether the things you do with them have any benefit. “I took Mom out to lunch, and she doesn’t even remember,” sighed one daughter. But here’s some research that confirms what most caregivers sense: people with… Continue Reading