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Healthy Aging – a radio show with Debbie Caneen

Take a few moments to listen to some interesting information on Healthy Aging presented by Debbie Caneen. Each show will focus on a topic of aging that may affect us (or our caregivers) as we age! Enjoy a variety of

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms & Diagnosis

Go to the interactive symptoms checklist » Deciding if a child has ADHD is a several step process. There is no single test to diagnose ADHD, and many other problems, like anxiety, depression, and certain types of learning disabilities, can

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What Are Anxiety Disorders?

What are anxiety disorders? Anxiety disorders range from feelings of uneasiness to immobilizing bouts of terror. This fact sheet briefly describes the different types of anxiety disorders. This fact sheet is not exhaustive, nor does it include the full range

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Anxiety and Panic

What is anxiety? Anxiety can be a normal “alarm system” alerting you to danger. Imagine coming home and finding a burglar in your living room. Your heart beats fast. Your palms get sweaty. Your mind races. In this situation, anxiety

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Anger Management

Anger management is a process of learning to recognize signs that you’re becoming angry, and taking action to calm down and deal with the situation in a positive way. Anger management doesn’t try to keep you from feeling anger or

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Taking Care of Yourself

Introduction If you have Alzheimer’s disease, it’s important to understand that your life is not over. Living with Alzheimer’s means dealing with some life changes sooner than you had anticipated. You can live a meaningful and productive life by taking

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Mild Cognitive Impairment More Common in Older Men Than Older Women

NIH-supported study suggests gender differences in cognition problems Older men may be at risk of developing mild cognitive impairment (MCI), often a precursor to Alzheimer’s disease, earlier in life than older women, according to a study appearing today in Neurology.

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Alzheimer’s Coping With Changes

Introduction Alzheimer’s disease will bring significant changes in your day-to-day experiences. Things you once did easily will become increasingly difficult. The following suggestions may help you cope with changes in your daily life and plan for changes that will occur

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Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s

This information is provided by the Alzheimer’s Organization (alz.org). Experts have documented common patterns of symptom progression that occur in many individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and developed several methods of “staging” based on these patterns. Staging systems provide useful frames

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