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Exercise helps prevent dementia!

As my holiday workouts have a tendency to look like this This article from has inspiering me! Exercise most effective lifestyle choice for preventing dementia, researchers say CHARLIE COOPER  Monday 09 December 2013 Taking regular exercise is the most effective single … Continue reading

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Who doesn’t want to live longer?

check out this article from This anti-aging brain trust is the most interesting startup in Silicon Valley Flickr/ light-seeker December 7, 2013 8:00 AM Christina Farr In September, Google chief executive Larry Page announced his latest “moonshot,” a mysterious new venture to extend … Continue reading

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A great article from

This is a great article! From 10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out by brynnharrington on November 19, 2013 Mid-way through a recent group exercise class, the teacher lost me.  She didn’t lose me because of … Continue reading

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Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy

This is a great article, it explains so much! And the end advice is relevant no matter what “Generation” you are from: 1) Stay wildly ambitious. The current world is bubbling with opportunity for an ambitious person to find flowery, … Continue reading

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When is the right time for your parent(s) to move to a supported living home?

From a recent conversation I had with a neighbor: My neighbor’s Mom kept telling her that “a man is living in the house”. Mom’s female live in care giver said “no it’s just your mom’s Dementia” Who is telling the … Continue reading

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Improving memory and

I was recently watching a video clip with a Lumosity founder Mike Scanlon where he said that he got interested in brain function after both his grandparents were diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Video: The Story Behind Lumosity’s Science With Lumosity … Continue reading

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Can we change diet behaviors of a lifetime? “Increasingly, the Mediterranean diet has become the standard for healthy eating. Adherence to it appears to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease, as well as the … Continue reading

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Should my Dad bring Mom home from her care home?

So I get a call yesterday and my 82 year old Dad wants to bring my 81 year old Mom home from the long term care facility she has been in for the past year since she had her stroke. … Continue reading

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