Category Archives: Wellderly Living

What Are the Different Forms of Dementia?

When someone talks about a loved one or acquaintance with memory loss and confusion, they may typically say that the person has Alzheimer’s disease. However, did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is actually just one form of memory loss? Although Alzheimer’s is the most common type of memory loss, it’s not the only one. Alzheimer’s…
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Why Does Alzheimer’s Disease Affect More Women Than Men?

November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. Alzheimer’s, which is a form of dementia, affects about 5.5 million Americans, according to the National Institute on Aging. Most of those who have it are age 65 or older, and about two-thirds of them are women. In fact, women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop…
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Dolls Help Seniors Cope With Memory Loss

It can be heartbreaking to witness a senior loved one lose their memory to dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Although they may be losing their life memories, they don’t lose their ability to care for others. That’s what makes the nonprofit group Pearl’s Memory Babies so memorable. The idea started when Shepherdsville, Kentucky resident Sandy Cambron’s…
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10 Ways to Live to 100—Advice From Centenarians

As health treatments advance, more and more people are living longer, even with chronic conditions that at one point may have led to an early demise. So, with all that life has to offer, why not live your best life and aim for 100 years young?!  Here are tips on living to 100 shared by…
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13 Ways Seniors Can Have a Healthier Brain

You probably know how important it is to get regular physicals and dental checkups to make sure your body is in tip-top shape, but how about your brain? Is your brain as strong as it could be? Our brain health is critically important at any age, but it’s especially important to maintain and strengthen as…
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