Taking Care of Ourselves and Each Other As We Age


In my early years I had an innate understanding that individual choices determine health outcomes. After years of practicing medicine as a Physician Assistant, my greatest learning confirms what I always knew, prevention is the best medicine.

From Normal To Lost

Do you Know the Difference between Normal and Abnormal Memory Loss? Mild memory loss with slower processing time is a part of normal aging but progressively worsening memory loss, difficulty reasoning and the inability to learn new skills, is not normal aging. Stages of Change 1. Normal aging 2. Mild Cognitive Impairment 3. Pre-clinical symptoms

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The Reminiscing Connection

For those with Alzheimer’s the therapeutic effect of reminiscing is particularly important as it taps into a visceral place, far deeper than memory alone.  By bringing past experience into consciousness, “life review”  improves well being for seniors. Reminiscence techniques aid in communication. By bringing what is hidden into awareness, distress and stress behaviors begin to

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