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Is This Normal? Typical Brain Responses to Aging

If you ever tried to remember the name of what’s-his-face or where the heck you put your glasses, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re likely experiencing typical brain responses as you age. However, if you or a loved one is experiencing more concerning memory lapses or confusion, it may not be typical aging at all.

Early-Stage Dementia: 3 Tips to Future-Proof Your Plans

A dementia diagnosis is life-changing, and most people experience a period of grief and uncertainty as they try to come to terms with it. While devastating, an early diagnosis can be a blessing in disguise for people who do not have up-to-date documentation regarding their legal, financial and healthcare matters.

Vaccinated? Reconnecting After COVID-19

Can’t wait to party with your loved ones like it’s 2019? As we complete our vaccinations, many of us are eager to celebrate and reconnect. But even with the vaccine, many older adults are understandably hesitant to get out there with the virus still very much in our midst – and picking up where they left off may not be easy, or even possible, for people with memory loss.

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Dementia’s Obsessive Mind

Dementia can cause anxiety. Anxiety can cause obsessive thoughts. Obsessive thoughts can cause anxiety. Anxiety can cause increased fear in people diagnosed with dementia. This can be a chicken-or-the-egg situation, but regardless of what comes first, obsessive thoughts can be cause for worry. Obsessive thoughts in seniors living with dementia can lead to specific and troubling behaviors.

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