According to dictionary.com, dementia is defined as a severe impairment or loss of intellectual capacity and personality integration, due to the loss or damage to neurons in the brain. Essentially, those affected with the disease lose most or all ability to adequately function in society and need constant care. Anyone who has spent an extended…

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It’s a commonly known fact that as we age, our balance becomes worse and worse. If that isn’t abundantly clear to you, then perhaps you’ve forgotten about this commercial…https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6wEezef9wOU. As we get older, poor balance can be attributed to a number of factors…having older joints and decreased muscle strength are common causes, but the most…

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As we continue to age our short-term memory becomes more and more strained. Do you notice that you find yourself looking for your car keys more than normal? Or, are you forgetting the names of people that you recently met? If so, don’t be alarmed, it’s just part of getting older (ugh…)! We most certainly…

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There are tons of factors that can ultimately lead to an Alzheimer’s diagnosis at some point in your life. Extremely scary sentence to read…we totally understand. Doctors and researchers speculate that the disease is caused by a “perfect storm” of health risks, genetics, head injuries, diet, and several other factors. Of course, much of this…

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