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3 Tips to Use Tai Chi and Dance to Benefit the Brain of Older Adults

An organization that provides in-home senior care, like Homewatch CareGivers Northshore must understand and recognize the importance of taking care of ones’ mind and body, physically, mentally, and emotionally. Exercises that engage the mind and body improve memory and other measures of cognitive functions. Tai Chi beats stretching and conventional exercise and can also help reduce…

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New Alzheimer’s Drug Slows Memory Loss in Early Trial Results

The new drug slowed cognitive decline and reduced amyloid plaques, shown lower right in a colored light micrograph of an Alzheimer’s patient.CreditSimon Fraser/Science Source By Pam Belluck July 25, 2018 The long, discouraging quest for a medication that works to treat Alzheimer’s reached a potentially promising milestone on Wednesday. For the first time in a large…

Alzlheimer’s Status Update

This fall, thousands of people have joined walks in their North Shore Communities to help raise money for Alzheimer’s care and research. During November’s National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, the Alzheimer’s Association is still actively raising awareness about this disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States and the seventh…