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Stalked By The Fear That Dementia Is Stalking You

Am I alone in this? Hardly. Many people, like me, who’ve watched this cruel illness destroy a family member, dread the prospect that they, too, might become demented.

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Memory Cafe Offers Comfort & Connections

Doug and Connie Moore met at seminary. He was a student and pastor of an inner-city congregation, and she was a student and a public health nurse.

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Foods With Flavonol, Like Pears, Wine, Tomatoes Linked To Lower Dementia Risk

People who eat or drink more foods with the antioxidant flavonol, which is found in nearly all fruits and vegetables as well as tea, may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s dementia years later, according to a study.

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Susan Saran wears a chain bearing instructions that she not be resuscitated.

With Dementia Diagnosis, She Documented Her Wishes: They Said No

When she worked on the trading floor of the Chicago Board Options Exchange, long before cellphone calculators, Susan Saran could perform complex math problems in her head.

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Make Taking Care of Your Brain Your New Year’s Resolution

With people worldwide getting their New Year’s resolutions ready, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is encouraging individuals to take 10 steps to promote good brain health and healthy aging. 

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Bea Weiser, 98, Volunteers Helping Dementia Sufferers

Nothing slows down this vibrant and energetic senior who contributes to the daily duties and office tasks three afternoons a week.

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