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How to Nurture the Spirit During Retirement Years

In Ageless Living, Care Facility, Healthcare, Nutrition, Wellness, Wireless Technology by Ashley Evans0 Comments

Originally posted on SunriseSeniorLiving If you’ve felt a growing desire to explore your spiritual side as you’ve grown older, you’re not alone. According to a Gallup poll, more than 70 percent of Americans over the age of 65 say that nurturing their spirit or being part of a religious organization is very important to them. Both of these practices can …

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A Good Care Home Activity Coordinator Will Understand Each Resident’s Uniqueness

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Originally posted at carehome.co.uk by: Sue Learner The best thing about being a care home activity coordinator is “seeing someone completely absorbed in an activity and the smile it puts in their eyes,” reveals Tamzin Moloney, who works at Oakfield Care Home in Bath. Tamzin Moloney, activities coordinator at Oakfield Care Home Being occupied and active is known to improve one’s …

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Alzheimer’s: Brain’s protective mechanism revealed

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Published on Medical News Today by Ana Sandoiu Fact checked by Jasmin Collier Buildups of “clumpy” proteins in the brain are well-known hallmarks of Alzheimer’s, but not everyone who has them goes on to develop this neurodegenerative disease. Why is that? New research investigates. Tangles of the protein tau and plaques of beta-amyloid are known to be precursors of Alzheimer’s disease. …

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Being Unaware of Memory Loss Predicts Development of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Originally posted on DementiaToday on October 12, 2017 (Centre for Addiction and Mental Health) While memory loss is an early symptom of Alzheimer’s disease, its presence doesn’t mean a person will develop dementia. A new study at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found a clinically useful way to predict who won’t develop Alzheimer’s disease, based on …

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Reducing Joint Pain in Fall and Winter

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Originally posted on aplaceformom by : Kimberley Fowler When the cooler temperatures of fall and winter strike, it is not uncommon to hear complaints about increased joint pain. Some people believe that there is a correlation between fluctuating temperatures and precipitation levels, and the pain they experience within their bodies. Robert Newlin Jamison, PhD, is a professor in the departments of …

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7 Ways Technology Helps Family Caregivers

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Originally posted on aplaceformom by:  Jennifer Wegerer Seniors and technology — two words not often linked together without a pang of frustration. But family caregivers know differently. In fact, research shows the important role that technology plays in senior care. Learn about the latest technology trends for family caregivers and some made-to-order tools. Ways Technology Helps Caregivers According to Pew, approximately …

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Long-Term Care Home Checklist: Avoid lost clothing and hold on to your knickers!

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Originally posted at elderpilot on Mar 1st, 2015 in Long-Term Care, Tips They say there are few things with absolute certainty except death and taxes. I would like to add one more item to the list: lost clothing in Long-Term Care. The number of individuals who lose some of their clothing within 48 hours after admission is staggering. Why the …

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The Ultimate Productivity, Simplicity, Finance, Happiness & Weight Loss Hack

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Originally posted on zenhabits BY LEO BABAUTA I’ll share the ultimate hack in just two words: letting go. These two words, if practiced and lived, can be the key to all the self-improvement in your life: Productivity: By letting go of trying to do everything, or be updated about everything, you can focus on just what’s important. This simple focus can …

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Dementia: Study helps to unravel the cause of brain cell death

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Originally posted on medicalnewstoday by Honor Whiteman. Dementia arises as a result of brain cell death, which may lead to a decline in learning, memory, and other cognitive functions, but precisely what triggers this process has been unclear. Now, a new study helps to shed some light. Researchers found that lack of a gene called lysine specific histone demethylase 1 (LSD1) …

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Why Jobs of the Future Won’t Feel Like Work

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Originally posted on ted.com Speaker: David Lee We’ve all heard that robots are going to take our jobs — but what can we do about it? Innovation expert David Lee says that we should start designing jobs that unlock our hidden talents and passions — the things we spend our weekends doing — to keep us relevant in the age …