The Balanced Approach to Alzheimer’s

According to Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 3 seniors in America die with Alzheimer’s disease or another kind of dementia. Due to the aging of the baby boomer generation, there has been a huge increase in the number of cases of those suffering from early onset Alzheimer’s, with 200,000 Americans out of 5.4 million being under the age of 65.  However, alleviating the challenges that the disease brings and reducing the level of decline to memory, cognitive function and general wellbeing is possible. 

For those already diagnosed with the disease, there are still effective methods to reduce the rate of decline while improving daily life. Leading a healthy, balanced lifestyle is one such method that could prove beneficial. The idea of having a healthy lifestyle might initially inspire thoughts of bland diets and having to quit your favorite bad habits but it is possible to lead a healthy lifestyle with an emphasis on balance.

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5 Effective Activities for Preventing Dementia

Dementia is a mental disorder that can prevent its victims from living a normal life and exposes them to potentially life-threatening dangers. According to a report published in the Journal of American Geriatric Society, elderly people who are suffering from dementia are three times more likely to experience preventable hospitalizations. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to lower the risk, such as brain exercises. These can help keep your brain in a good condition by preserving old neuroconnections and forming new ones. Here are 5 recommended activities for preventing dementia.

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