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Lifestyle Changes For Alzheimer's & Other Dementias: Understanding Alzheimer's & Types Of Dementia (5 of 7)

A discussion about the lifestyle changes for patients with Alzheimer's disease or other dementias, outside help, and other services.

Laid Back Socially Active Adults Do Best In Senior Years

A laid back personality can prevent stress from taking its toll on an older adult. Now there is evidence that relaxed personalities may have a lower risk of dementia, too. Make sure your senior is doing everything he or she can to stay active, even if it means hiring companionship help.

Why Seniors Become Frail

In a women's study released in 2009, researchers at Columbia and Johns Hopkins Universities discovered the important role activity plays in the fight against frailty and shed new light on what causes the condition.

Living Large

It might be called the tale of two Boomers: One day you hear that older adults have never been healthier; they're working out and buffing up at YMCAs and fitness clubs throughout America, and living longer as a result. At the same time, half of middle-aged adults between 55 and 64 have high blood pressure and two and five are obese, according to the National Center for Health Statistics. A recent study by Purdue University reveals a more complex picture of the cost of obesity for Boomers…

Cooking Under Pressure

The Home Instead Senior Care® network is arming seniors and family caregivers with nutrition resources for healthy aging.

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The physical limitations of aging often make shopping, cooking and dining a challenge for many seniors who want to stay healthy.

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