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Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts

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Screen Shot 2017-01-22 at 9.37.54 PMOn Wednesday night at 10:00 pm,  Public Broadcast Stations (WGBH, Channel 2 in Boston) will air Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts. It will focus on the projected explosive growth in the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s by 2050, and Read More…

The Worried Well: Am I Getting Early Alzheimer’s?

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“Some days I can’t remember a person’s name, and it really bothers me. I am afraid that I am getting Alzheimer’s.” This common worry plagues a large group of people, the “worried well”.

The reality is that everyone occasionally forgets names of people and places. These lapses increase as we age, Read More…

Keeping Hydrated

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Summer is almost here! While enjoying warmer temperatures and outdoor venues, remember to drink plenty of water. The need to keep hydrated is more important for older people than for the general population for two reasons:

Our body composition is about 70% water. However, as we age, that percentage decreases, making Read More…

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