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When His Words Didn’t Make Any Sense: Living with Aphasia

October 26th, 2016|

She thought he was cheating and not communicating with her. He was just losing his memory. Learn more about the brain disease that robs people

Your Barre Class is Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

October 25th, 2016|

Remember that the next time you’re grimacing through your 100th relevé of the day!
Ballet barre class is a mix of pliés, relevés, pilates moves and

10 Healthy Benefits of Eating Eggs for Breakfast

October 25th, 2016|

What came first the chicken or the egg? We may never know, but we do know there are many reasons to make them an essential

Explaining Alzheimer’s to Children and Teens

October 25th, 2016|

Making sense of a senseless disease is hard enough for adults. Here are suggestions for helping your teens and children cope.
Most people are aware that

Is Alzheimer’s Hereditary?

October 24th, 2016|

Researchers know that genetics play a role in Alzheimer’s disease, but there are also other factors that may cause it to occur.
An Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis

Aphasia: What Is It? Can It Be Treated?

October 24th, 2016|

This frustrating, complex neurological disorder robs people of their ability to understand or express language.
Though most people haven’t heard of aphasia, a brain disorder occurs

You’ve Just Been Diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease: Now What?

October 24th, 2016|

It’s hard to prepare for the unknown, but there are steps you can take after a diagnosis to help you and your family member cope.

5 Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

October 24th, 2016|

Even though Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, there are many myths and misconceptions about the condition.
Here are the facts: Alzheimer’s is

5 Things Grapes Can Do for Your Overall Health

October 24th, 2016|

There are many ways to enjoy grapes — simply as fresh fruits, tossed in salads, or in juice and wine forms.
But beyond tasting great, these