The Real-life Memory Thief: Alzheimer’s Disease and its Potential Causes.

Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is a progressive neurological disorder that involves the deterioration of brain cells. It is common among the elderly, rare among young people, and is characterized initially by memory impairment, which later leads to more serious symptoms such as difficulty in reasoning, planning, perception, and language. Symptoms may vary in terms of severity. The commonness…

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How Smart Home Tech Can Help Aging Parents Stay at Home Longer

For the vast majority of seniors, maintaining independence while staying at home is extremely important. However, if you are caring for aging parents or other seniors, you may worry about their well-being, especially if you work or live some distance away. If you can’t be around all the time, you may be overwhelmed with concerns…

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End of Life Planning and Decision Making – Having the Tough Conversation

No one enjoys end of life planning, whether about yourself or someone you love. The very subject presents some awkward, uncomfortable, and emotional issues. However, the consequences of not having this discussion can be much more painful. In reality, the sooner you discuss the decisions that have to be made, the better. Families who have made end of…

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