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As awareness of Alzheimer’s disease grows and more people are diagnosed early into the disease, we are seeing more families fighting back and living well with Alzheimer’s disease. It’s a ...

Knowing the Emotions of a Family Coping with Alzheimer’s Disease

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When you ask people what living well means to them, you will get an array of answers. For some, it’s about being happy, for others it’s about their health. But for the family faced with ...

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When you ask people what living well means to them, you will get an array of answers. For some, it’s about being happy, for others it’s about their health. But for the family faced with ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post How to Live Well with Alzheimer’s

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When you ask people what living well means to them, you will get an array of answers. For some, it’s about being happy, for others it’s about their health. But for the family faced with ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post How to Live Well with Alzheimer’s

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When you ask people what living well means to them, you will get an array of answers. For some, it’s about being happy, for others it’s about their health. But for the family faced with ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post How to Live Well with Alzheimer’s

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When you ask people what living well means to them, you will get an array of answers. For some, it’s about being happy, for others it’s about their health. But for the family faced with ...

How to Live Well with Alzheimer’s

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My brother said my mom did not have alzheimer's because she is too old (92). He said it starts in the 60's.

Mike Good commented on Anonymous' post Can you be too old to have Alzheimer's?

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via Unsplash.comEveryday something new comes along that “may” prevent or “may” slow the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Everybody wants their vitamin, supplement, or intervention to be the ...

Beyond the Basics - How Else Can You Stave Off Alzheimer’s?

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via Prayitno/Flickr.com[View the story ""Still Alice" Puts Alzheimer’s in the Spotlight" on Storify]"Still Alice" Puts Alzheimer’s in the SpotlightStorified by #HERchat· Mon, Feb ...

Mike Good commented on Marisela Ramirez's post Oscars 2015: Julianne Moore Wins Best Actress for Still Alice

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via Unsplash.comEveryday something new comes along that “may” prevent or “may” slow the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Everybody wants their vitamin, supplement, or intervention to be the ...

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Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition that damages the brain’s ability to function. Common symptoms of AD include forgetfulness, problems remembering things, confusion about time, and ...

Mike Good commented on Denise DeWitt's post How the Brain Changes with Alzheimer's Disease

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Which is better, an electric or manual toothbrush? People frequently debate this question. Electric toothbrushes are commonly thought to be more effective but there are times when manual ...

Mike Good commented on Michele Blacksberg RN's post Which Toothbrush is Better: Electric or Manual?

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In the weight loss discussion there is much talk about whether you should cut carbs to lose weight. My answer to that question is: yes and no. I answer no, because there are some carbs that ...

Mike Good commented on Dr. Daemon Jones' post Should I Cut Carbs to Lose Weight?

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For many parents, organized sports have a bad reputation. The media magnifies stories of overbearing hockey dads and overzealous dance moms so it is not a surprise that many parents have backed ...

Mike Good commented on mariasmith76's post Top 3 Reasons Your Child Should Play Organized Sports

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EmpowHER has had many questions in our very lively ASK section about hand sanitizers. With school back in session and winter approaching (sorry!), looking at the pros and cons of hand sanitizers ...

Mike Good commented on Susan Cody's post Does Hand Sanitizer Live Up to Its Promises?

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Over the past 2 years, I've been researching Alzheimer’s disease on a daily basis. I've seen a lot of headlines over that time. It seems as though each week there is a new theme about ways to ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post Worrying about What Causes Alzheimer’s May Cause Alzheimer’s

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Over the past 2 years, I've been researching Alzheimer’s disease on a daily basis. I've seen a lot of headlines over that time. It seems as though each week there is a new theme about ways to ...

Worrying about What Causes Alzheimer’s May Cause Alzheimer’s

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Every once in a while my knees make a cracking sound. Is there something wrong? What could this be?

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Having the right caregiver providing home care for aging seniors is paramount. The right person will greatly reduce worry about needs being met and that the senior is being kept safe. The ...

Mike Good commented on Michele Blacksberg RN's post Hiring a Home Caregiver? 6 Things You Should be Asking About

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The holidays typically bring us together with family and friends that we don’t see on a regular basis. Now that the holidays are over, you may be sitting there re-hashing interactions you had with ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post Are Your Concerns about Your Loved One’s Health Legit?

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The holidays typically bring us together with family and friends that we don’t see on a regular basis. Now that the holidays are over, you may be sitting there re-hashing interactions you had with ...

Are Your Concerns about Your Loved One’s Health Legit?

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With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, many of us will now turn our focus towards buying gifts. I’m one of many adult children that live far from my family. Because of this distance, visits ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post This Holiday Season Give the Gift of Love to a Caregiver

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With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, many of us will now turn our focus towards buying gifts. I’m one of many adult children that live far from my family. Because of this distance, visits ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post This Holiday Season Give the Gift of Love to a Caregiver

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With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, many of us will now turn our focus towards buying gifts. I’m one of many adult children that live far from my family. Because of this distance, visits ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post This Holiday Season Give the Gift of Love to a Caregiver

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With Thanksgiving in the rear-view mirror, many of us will now turn our focus towards buying gifts. I’m one of many adult children that live far from my family. Because of this distance, visits ...

This Holiday Season Give the Gift of Love to a Caregiver

For people with Alzheimer’s disease, art and music therapy can provide outlets for communication and connections with the past, even after memories and speaking ability are ...

Mike Good commented on Denise DeWitt's post Art and Music Therapy Prompt Connections for Alzheimer’s Patients

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From turkey with all the trimmings to pie with all the fillings, America’s eating fest is Thanksgiving. “The average holiday dinner alone can carry a load of 3,000 calories. And many nibble ...

Mike Good commented on Joanne Sgro-Killworth's post Healthy Versions of Your Favorite Thanksgiving Dishes

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If you are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease then it’s likely that you spend a lot of time with them. This on-the-job training has taught you many things about the disease including how ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post When Someone Visits a Person with Alzheimer’s for the First Time

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Being a caregiver can be emotionally and physically exhausting. If someone you know is taking care of someone who is elderly, disabled or seriously ill, there are many things you can do to help ...

Mike Good commented on Denise DeWitt's post 9 Ways You Can Help a Caregiver

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We know more about caregiver stress these days, and the challenges that caregivers face on a daily basis. There are caregiver support groups and more information about respite care. But while ...

Mike Good commented on Susan Cody's post 5 Challenges Caregivers of People With Disabilities Face Daily

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If you are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease then it’s likely that you spend a lot of time with them. This on-the-job training has taught you many things about the disease including how ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post When Someone Visits a Person with Alzheimer’s for the First Time

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If you are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease then it’s likely that you spend a lot of time with them. This on-the-job training has taught you many things about the disease including how ...

Mike Good commented on Mike Good's post When Someone Visits a Person with Alzheimer’s for the First Time

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If you are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease then it’s likely that you spend a lot of time with them. This on-the-job training has taught you many things about the disease including how ...

When Someone Visits a Person with Alzheimer’s for the First Time

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Losing weight can be an uphill battle for most people. It takes time, focus and energy to do the things that need to be done to lose weight. Logistically, it really is quite simple though. ...

Mike Good commented on mariasmith76's post Can a Fitness Tracker Help You Lose Weight?

Almost two-thirds of those with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States are women. 1The first obvious reason for this is that women live longer, but longevity alone does not explain the large ...

Mike Good commented on Michele Blacksberg RN's post Why Alzheimer’s May Affect More Women Than Men

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Recently, researchers proclaimed that a number of everyday products contain substances that receive little attention but may pose potential cancer threats. Each chemical compound received a rating ...

Mike Good commented on Brionna Kennedy's post Protecting Your Health: 6 Cancer Causing Chemicals You Can Avoid

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For four years, I lived with and helped to take of my grandmother until she passed away in my arms, three years before her one hundredth birthday. I was deeply honored to be able to spend the ...

Mike Good commented on Dr. Daemon Jones' post When You're a Caregiver: How to Stay Healthy Yourself

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A small but potentially significant study sheds a new light on the dire prospects of Alzheimer's disease. The research only involved 10 participants with Alzheimer's disease but nine of them ...

Mike Good commented on Jody Smith's post Alzheimer's Disease: New Research Reclaims Memory Loss

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Currently, it is estimated that 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer's disease. This includes about 200,000 people under the age of 65 who have developed early onset Alzheimer’s disease. Many ...

Mike Good commented on Michele Blacksberg RN's post Alzheimer’s Disease: 10 Things You May Not Know

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I've heard Coconut Oil Is great for helping people who have dementia and Alherimers. Is that true? Looks like Mayo Clinic in Arizona has even done studies on this.

Mike Good commented on Michelle King Robson's post Can Coconut Oil help Prevent Dementia and Alzheimer's?

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Being a caregiver is a tall order for a strong, compassionate person. Compassion is what made you decide to take on this role. Strength is needed in order to follow through on your ...

Mike Good commented on Jody Smith's post Caregiving Requires Compassion and Strength -- For Yourself Too