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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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Walk Your Way to a Bigger, Better Brain

We donít often think about taking our brain on a brisk walk or run but thatís the advice British researchers are offering after studying the potential benefits of exercise for staving off dementia. …

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How a Video Game Might Help Someone With Dementia

Video games and dignified dementia care don't initially appear compatible, but advocates from Alzheimer's Australia Victoria have teamed up with a group of designers from Opaque Multimedia to turn thi…

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Blood Test Could Predict Alzheimer’s. Good News?

Stories about a new blood test that may detect Alzheimer's disease three years before the onset of major symptoms has been making the rounds on most major news outlets. The claim: Georgetown Univer…

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11 Things You Really Need to Know About Caffeine

Is caffeine good or bad for your health?† It may come down to who you are and what your health is like. Before you decide if that coffee, tea, or energy drink habit is right for you, consider the foll…

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Alzheimerís May Be Killing 6 Times More Americans Than We Think

The number of Americans dying from Alzheimerís disease may be hundreds of thousands more than current statistics indicate, according to a new study published in the journal Neurology. In 2010, expe…

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Grilled Food May Be Frying Your Brain

Barbecue season may still be several months away, but a new study suggests that firing up the grill fewer times this summer may be one of the best things you can do for your brain. It's all about m…

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