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Cynicism May be Leading You to Dementia

Do you suspect others have ulterior motives more often than not? Do you feel that others only assist you because they'll want something in return? If you tend to look at the world through this lens you may be more…


Can Learning NOW Prevent Alzheimers?

  • October 10, 2012
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Alzheimers is a feared and dignity-stripping blight on many of our images of old age.  Recent research in neuroscience notes that those with Alzheimers have a shrunken hippocamus--inhibiting their ability to create new memories and access old ones.  Amazingly, the…


Could Walking Upstairs Prevent Alzheimers?

  • September 10, 2012
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Many view aging as a predestined journey towards senility, dementia or Alzheimers...or at least that's what current American statistics would have us believe.  Those with Alzheimers have no ability to create new memories and store them in their hippocampus --…


Meditate your Loneliness Away

  • August 28, 2012
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Loneliness and social isolation can be a major contributor to some common neuro-degenerative diseases like alzheimers. A new study led by Carnegie Mellon University's J. David Creswell offers the first evidence that mindfulness meditation reduces loneliness in older adults. If meditation…

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