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Online Chair Yoga Beneficial For Isolated Older Adults With Dementia

Dementia doesn’t just involve cognitive decline, it also results in deteriorating physical function. Chair yoga offers a safe, effective and evidence-based physical option.

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Which Leisure Activities Are Linked To Lower Dementia Risk?

Leisure activities, such as reading a book, doing yoga and spending time with family and friends, may help lower the risk of dementia, according to a new analysis.

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Loneliness Associated With Memory Loss

Prolonged loneliness in adults over 65 may be an important risk factor for accelerated memory aging, according to a new study.

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Learn Your Parents’ Financial Plans ASAP

My mom died at age 61, when I was 31. Seeing her headstone in a field of others smacked me with a brutal, if obvious fact: Everyone, including everyone’s parents, will die.

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No Time for Self Care? Even Small Doses Can Help

The act of self care means using strategies that promote healthy functioning and enhance our well-being.

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Medicaid Weighs Attaching Strings To Nursing Home Payments to Improve Patient Care

The Biden administration is considering a requirement that the nation’s 15,500 nursing homes spend most of their payments from Medicaid on direct care for residents and limit the amount that is used for operations, maintenance, and capital improvements or diverted to profits.

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