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Living with Alzheimer’s: Prolonging Memories

by Joe Lawrence November 11th, 2022 | Aging Well, Health Observance
Imagine hearing that you have Alzheimer's. The fear of losing memories, the fear of forgetting those around you, and the fear of losing the ability to do everyday things you have come to enjoy. There are a few things that can be done to prolong these precious moments.

The one thing that people fear losing the most (after a love one, of course) is the family photos. This is because they are the precious memories of children eating birthday cake or wedding photos or even that loved one whom meant the world to you. If you think about what is
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Is Happiness the Real Fountain of Youth?

by Joe Lawrence September 30th, 2022 | Aging Well
It has long been thought that being happy is good for the soul. Many even attribute the positive emotion to helping someone beat sickness more quickly as evident in the age old quote, "laughter is the best medicine." However, it is becoming more and more evident that happiness can increase longevity and boost immune systems.

It goes without saying, those who are more positive are less likely to worry about every potential pitfall of a situation and thus be less stressed on a daily basis. It is not uncommon to hear of a friend or coworker
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Myths Concerning Healthy Aging

by Kimberly Hays September 23rd, 2022 | Aging Well
There are several myths about what happens as we age, and that certain things are inevitable. This is simply not true. As we celebrate each landmark birthday, we are becoming wiser, and we are constantly reinventing ourselves. We discover new joy in life by adjusting to changes, focus more on friendships and family, and have the time to give back to our community. The myths come from hyperbole created in the media, and sometimes people who have heard the myths and pass them on as fact. To keep things in perspective, here is a list of myths about healthy
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Aging Well: Wrinkle Fighting Foods

by Kimberly Hays August 26th, 2022 | Aging Well
We try to eat well to keep our bodies healthy as we age, and we also want to look as youthful on the outside as we feel on the inside. Although wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process that are influenced by genetics, and other factors like smoking and sun exposure, we can still fight wrinkles by eating the right foods. The Mayo Clinic states that a healthy diet that is rich in particular vitamins and nutrients can help decrease wrinkles. Many of these foods are probably already part of your healthy diet, but an increase in
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Take the Offensive Against Stress

by Joe Lawrence December 31st, 2021 | Aging Well
Stress is inevitable. Every single man, woman, and child will experience stress in their lives. In fact, in many surveys those asked say they have recently (past six months or sooner) experienced major stressors. We cannot hide from stress, but we can avoid it taking control of our lives.

For years we have been taught that stress is dangerous and that you need to avoid stress. This did not pan out well, because we quickly learned stress is unavoidable. Schools of thought such as this actually harmed our psyche, because it made us fear stress.

Then the big push by the
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