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Can Cartoon Videos Make You Feel Better About Memory Loss?

Laughing in the face of danger is an oft-touted courage-building technique, but learning to laugh in the face of dementia may seem downright impossible — if not a bit uncouth. Families affected by …

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This At-Home Test May Be Able to Tell You if You Have Dementia

A pen, a piece of paper and 15 minutes may be all you need to determine whether you or a loved one have early signs of cognitive impairment, which may lead to dementia. The threat of an Alzheimer’s…

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Why Laughter May Beat Medications for Dementia Treatment

When it comes to dementia, a big belly laugh may be the best medicine. New research indicates that laughter may be just as effective as antipsychotic medications for reducing anxiety in elderly people…

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The Dangers of Urinary Tract Infections

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor Urinary tract infections (UTI) aren't just a nuisance – they can cause serious health problems. Symptoms of UTIs A urinary tract infectio…

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