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8 Great New Year’s Resolutions To Turn Your Health Around In 2015

Making New Year’s resolutions to better ourselves is a time-honored tradition only slightly older than the tradition of breaking them within the first month of the new year. Maybe we’re too ambitious in our goals, making grand and unrealistic plans to turn our lives around. The good news is, working on making yourself healthy doesn’t …

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Studies Show Dancing Can Slow Effects Alzheimer’s

November was Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, but the four weeks passed by pretty quietly. Research for Alzheimer’s is still arguably underfunded considering that someone in the United States develops it every 67 seconds, and it is the 6th leading cause of death in this country. But we are still managing to learn ways to fight off …

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Preparing for an Uncomfortable Conversation: How to Talk to Your Kids about Funeral Arrangements

Death is a fact of life, an event that will happen to all of us eventually. But just because it’s one of the few things that’s universally occurring, doesn’t make it any easier to deal with. When death happens, it means losing a person very dear to us and learning how to live life without …

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Different Types of Dementia: More Than Just Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is usually the first thing that comes to mind when people think of dementia, but it’s more than that: it’s a cognitive decline that’s not part of the natural aging process. It’s also not a single disease the way Alzheimer’s is, but a collection of signs and symptoms, depending on what part of the …

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