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Living with Alzheimer’s

by Joe Lawrence November 3rd, 2017 | Aging Well
November is Alzheimer's Awareness month and this is a disease that is not easy for anyone involved. The caregiver and the patient all have many hurdles to overcome while battling the disease. However, there are beneficial things that can be done to ease the process.

One of the first things is to realize the patient is not the disease. Once the label of Alzheimer's is slapped to the person, others tend to write them off. Just because there are some early signs setting in does not mean the person is complete goner. In fact, many patients are forming support groups
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Can Life Return to Normal After Cancer?

by Joe Lawrence October 27th, 2017 | Aging Well, Health Observance
Many people ponder this question at some point. The answer usually evolves into, "Why would I want to return to that 'normal'?"

Dr. Rachel Naomi Remen states it well as, "Cancer can shuffle our values like a deck of cards...the bottom of our deck turns out to be the top card." Most breast cancer patients (and other forms) are knocked so far out of the daily grind they had fallen into prior to cancer, they have no choice but to reflect on life. When faced with possibility of dying, people receive many revelations about how they have lived.

Priorities of getting
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Lower Your Stress Hormones by Beautifying Your Garden

by Editorial Team September 21st, 2017 | Aging Well
Are you experiencing stress at home or at work? Do you often find yourself coming home each day from work with a lack of energy to perform any significant tasks or get outside to exercise? It can be easy to arrive home after a long day and lay down on the couch to watch television, eat a meal, and continue watching television until you go to sleep for the night. While you may feel as those these activities help you to de-stress, gardening is an activity that can challenge you physically and stimulate you mentally while also lowering your
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Top Medical Procedures to Help You Feel Comfortable in the Skin You’re In

by Editorial Team August 5th, 2015 | Aging Well
Everyone has something about them that they wish they could change. Whether it’s having whiter teeth, a smaller waistline, or clearer skin, we all wish we could change something about ourselves. Even celebrities whom we wish we could be like sometimes alter their appearances so that they feel better about who they are. If you’ve found your confidence diminished to the point that your quality of life has changed, it’s time to do something about it.

Luckily, there are several surgical options that you have to make yourself look and feel better from head to toe.

Health Advisory

As you review the
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Who Needs Cancer Testing?

by Editorial Team May 6th, 2015 | Aging Well
Every year many of us attend our annual wellness exams. Our doctors look us over from top to bottom and determine whether or not we are in good health, and we often question them to see if there is anything we need to include in our daily regimens to increase our likelihood of longevity. However, while we have our annual check-ups, we often avoid asking about our need to be tested for cancer.

For many of us, cancer is a four-letter word, and we often want to avoid talking about it for fear that we ourselves may be diagnosed. However, we
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All health and medical information is provided for educational purposes and is not meant to replace the medical advice or treatment of your healthcare professional.