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The Brain Benefits of Bilingualism

In an increasingly connected world, the everyday advantages of being able to speak multiple languages are easy to recognize. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, bilingualism…

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Real-Life Love Stories That Will Banish Your Inner Cynic (Video)

All too often, we walk around in a jaded mindsetómaking assumptions about the selfish motivations behind the actions of strangers, colleagues and acquaintances. Apart from being purely unproductive…

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Scientists Uncover Special Memory Trick for Seniors

We've all heard the "Those who can't do, teach," maxim. But based on the findings of a new University of Florida study, perhaps the better phrase would be "Those who can't remember, should teach." …

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Horses Have a Miraculous Effect on People with Alzheimer’s

The breathtaking majesty of equine power and grace has given horses a storied place in the lives and legends of human beings. Now, a new study from Ohio State University has found that horses can also…

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The Shocking Alzheimer’s Revelation that Could Impact 600,000 Americans

Memory loss is often regarded as the hallmark of Alzheimerís, but more than 10 percent of Alzheimerís patients have little or no trouble with their recall, according to a surprising, new Mayo Clinic r…

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Dog Helps Alzheimer’s Patient Regain Speech (video)

Research has proven therapy dogs have helped Alzheimer's patients with sundown syndrome. But, sometimes the family dog doesn't even need training to help people with Alzheimer's. Lisa Abeyta posted th…

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What Makes a Person Compassionate?

Compassion, both for ourselves and for others, is a key component of maintaining well-being as we age. A new study has uncovered which elements play a significant role in developing this deep sense of…

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This Printer Could Prevent Seniors From Getting Pneumonia

A new senior-focused food product promises to make meals safer and more appealing for elders by utilizing one of the most exciting recent inventions: the 3D printer. The culinary world is no strang…

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Is Stress a Contributing Factor to Alzheimer’s?

Although much remains to be learned about the causes of mental decline, it has been well documented recently that stress is an important contributing factor, including to the development of Alzheimer'…

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7 Things You Donít (But Should) Know About Geriatric Psychiatrists

The term 'geriatric psychiatrist' may not be as ubiquitous as a regular psychiatrist, but these specially-trained experts in elder mental health have a vital role to play in the coming decades, as Ame…

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