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Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Impacting Daily Life

Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms Impacting Daily Life

| May 5, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

By Sarah Jones, MPA, MS, CEO of PMDAlliance Often, we think we can spot someone with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Seeing a hand tremor or someone moving slowly can be signs of this progressive, neurodegenerative disorder that affects more than one million people in the United States. Motor symptoms of PD, which also include dyskinesia (the […]

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Boomer Entrepreneurs During Retirement

Boomer Entrepreneurs During Retirement

| April 17, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

In this episode of Boomer TV: Embrace Life, Embrace Age, Empower Dreams, Andy Asher, editor of BloomerBoomer.com talks to Melinda F. Emerson, known as “SmallBizLady,” about retirement income. Melinda F. Emerson, SmallBizLady, is America’s #1 Small Business Expert. She has been a thriving entrepreneur for nearly 20 years and is an internationally known keynote speaker […]

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Clear Out “Junk Talk” To Cause Breakthrough Results

Clear Out “Junk Talk” To Cause Breakthrough Results

| April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Clear Out “Junk Talk” To Cause Breakthrough Results by David Cunningham Springtime is here again, and it’s the ideal time to clear out the clutter in our lives. Clutter is more than that messy closet or that overstuffed garage. It’s also the “junk talk” that keeps us stuck in our current ways of being and […]

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10 Mindfulness Exercises That Bring Us A Peaceful Mind

10 Mindfulness Exercises That Bring Us A Peaceful Mind

| March 7, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

10 Mindfulness Exercises That Bring Us A Peaceful Mind By Andy Asher I always thought there was no big deal in turning 60. I was wrong. While younger, I thought the whole world could be mine and I consigned myself completely to my job and my family. The thing is, my life started happening so […]

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Can Anxiety Make You Fat?

Can Anxiety Make You Fat?

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Is Anxiety Making You Fat? Nancy Bryan, Ph.D. Can anxiety make you fat? The answer is an emphatic “Yes.”  If someone finds it hard to accept this assertion, it may be because it’s hard to grasp how anything that seems to be occurring in the mind could make an apparently unrelated something happen in the […]

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4 Myths About Migraines After 50

4 Myths About Migraines After 50

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

4-Myths About Migraines After 50 While most people will experience head pain at some point in their lives with varying frequency and intensity, many dismiss their symptoms as “just a headache.” But if you have head pain that’s so severe it interferes with daily tasks, and if it is associated with other symptoms like sensitivity […]

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The Reminiscing Generation: Why Memories Matter

The Reminiscing Generation: Why Memories Matter

| January 12, 2018 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

The Reminiscing Generation: Why Memories Matter By Beth N. Carvin As far back as I can remember, I’ve loved biographies and life stories. I read the entire set of female biographies in my elementary school library. The Miracle Worker, the story of Helen Keller and her teacher Annie Sullivan, was my favorite childhood movie. I […]

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WILD IDEAS: Creativity from the Inside Out

WILD IDEAS: Creativity from the Inside Out

| July 19, 2017 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Cathy Wild has spent more than 30 years developing innovative approaches to the creative process both for private clients in the greater San Francisco region as well as corporate clients including Wells Fargo, Pacific Bell, and Pacific Gas & Electric. She has also been a pioneer in somatic (holistic) counseling, the expressive arts, and the […]

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Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement?The Secret to Having a Retirement You’ll Enjoy

Do You Have Enough Money Saved for Retirement?The Secret to Having a Retirement You’ll Enjoy

Approximately four million people in the U.S. retire each year,1 and most of them spend a majority of their adult lives saving money to last through their retirement. But shouldn’t people focus on how they can enjoy this, rather than just endure it? When planning for retirement, many people are uncertain of what it will entail, […]

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Always Possible To Realize Dreams

Always Possible To Realize Dreams

| November 10, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Still Dreaming? By Mary Sue Wallace Improving Your Life Through Improving Your Mind No matter what our age or station in life, we all have our dreams. We have our hopes, desires, ambitions and plans, and we are forever in pursuit of fulfilling our desires. Understanding and using the creative nature of mind consciously and […]

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November Alzheimer’s Awareness

November Alzheimer’s Awareness

| November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Preventing Alzheimer’s Disease By Dr. David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM According to the Alzheimer’s association, 5.3 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) or some other form of dementia. Given that November is Alzheimer’s awareness month, what better time to examine all of the things we can do to help prevent this and other neurodegenerative […]

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Increasing Your Brain Storage

Increasing Your Brain Storage

| November 14, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Is it possible to change the amount of information the brain can store? Maybe, according to a new international study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC). Their research has identified a molecule that puts a brake on brain processing and when removed, brain function and memory recall is improved. […]

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Alzheimer – A Personal Story

Alzheimer – A Personal Story

| November 9, 2014 | 1 Comment | Email This Post Email This Post

Inside The Mind of Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s is one of the most dreaded diseases that usually come with old age. It not only hampers your ability to recall memories, but it also severs the connection between you and your family, which can be mentally devastating for both parties. No stranger to this disease is Greg O’ […]

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Nourishing Memory and Brain Function

Nourishing Memory and Brain Function

| November 5, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Some Food for Thought to Nourish Memory and Brain Function By Peggy Buchanan, director of fitness at Vista del Monte in Santa Barbara CA, a Front Porch community November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, five million Americans live with the disease with that number expected to triple by 2050. But the […]

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The Web = Quality of Life

The Web = Quality of Life

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Improving the Resident Experience in Senior Living Communities Only 59 percent of seniors ages 65 and older use the Internet, according to the Pew Research Center. What if only 59 percent of senior living communities had beds or air conditioning? Communication and access to information is also a basic need, and it’s especially important for seniors […]

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Alzheimer’s Early Detection and Finding Help

Alzheimer’s Early Detection and Finding Help

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

    By Gary Skole  The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia can be devastating not only to the recipient but for their families as well.  It is often met with panic, denial or anger as they anticipate watching their parents or loved ones decline. Although cognitive decline is inevitable, how you […]

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Leaving No One Behind in Alzheimer’s Research

Leaving No One Behind in Alzheimer’s Research

| October 2, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Today in the U.S., more than five million people are living with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer’s disease (AD). 1.  As we live longer, rates of AD have grown dramatically and the disease is now cited as the third leading cause of death in the United States. Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, develops when nerve […]

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Your Brain Health

Your Brain Health

| September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Add these ‘superfoods’ to your daily diet, and you will increase your odds of maintaining a healthy brain for the rest of your life. Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD There’s no denying that as we age chronologically, our body ages right along with us. But research is showing that you can increase your chances of […]

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Most Brain Fit Boomers

Most Brain Fit Boomers

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Fit After 50: How to Take Charge of Your Personal Wellness Are you among the 77 million people born during the baby boom years from 1946 to 1964? If you are, congratulations! Our generation is more fitness-conscious than any other group of 50- and 60-year-olds in history. Baby Boomers are expected to live longer than […]

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Brain Power and Hot Cocoa

Brain Power and Hot Cocoa

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Have you heard that hot cocoa can boost the brain power of active seniors.  The study, first published eight months ago is important for those concerned about senior diet choices.  One of the active ingredients, cocoa flavanols is the principle element that shows to provide significant improvements in certain cognitive assessment tests. First what are […]

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Enhancing Brain Health

Enhancing Brain Health

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments | Email This Post Email This Post

Strategy-based cognitive training has the potential to reverse age-related brain decline according to the results of a study conducted by researchers at the Center for BrainHealth at The University of Texas at Dallas published online in Cerebral Cortex. The novel study examining brain and cognitive changes associated with brain training has found that complex cognitive training significantly improves […]

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