How to Improve Your Memory After Age 50

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See Why Exercising Your Brain Can Be Lots of Fun! You can super-boost your brain and get it to work like it did five, 10, 15, even 20 years ago — using nothing more than a simple deck of playing cards. And that’s just one of many simple, enjoyable card games you’ll find in Dr. […]

Sleep Helps Protect Your Brain

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I love the way I feel after a good night’s sleep. My body is rested; my mind feels clear and alert; and I am happy to just linger in bed and relax. Of course, this delightful state is eventually interrupted by an alarm going off or the dog barking for me to feed him. But […]

The Mental Science Of Aging – Is It All In Your Head?

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Do you ever notice that you may sometimes spend a little too much thought time or energy on worrying about your aging process? I have to admit that I have been guilty of that, and with our youth-obsessed culture – thanks to our American media, its not hard to have that happen! Well, researchers are […]

Forgetfulness: Knowing When To Ask For Help

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Maria has been a teacher for 35 years. Teaching fills her life and gives her a sense of accomplishment, but recently she has begun to forget details and has become more and more disorganized. At first, she laughed it off, but her memory problems have worsened. Her family and friends have been sympathetic but are […]

“A Huge Alzheimer Tsunami Is Coming At America’s Women”

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The burden of Alzheimer’s disease on women is huge, with 65% of all patients being female (3 million in America) and 6.7 million women caring for somebody with the disease, says The Shriver Report, a collaboration between California’s First Lady Mary Shriver and The Alzheimer’s Association. Woman’s Nation takes on Alzheimer’s reveals how enormous the […]