Combating Isolation

Combating Isolation

We know that proper sleep and a healthy diet fight against the common causes of death, cognitive decline and heart disease; however, many neglect another root cause of illness: loneliness.

With the ‘over 65’ population group increasing, and the number of elders without children on the rise, society is faced with an isolation problem.

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Alzheimer’s In The News

Alzheimer's in the news

This month saw Alzheimer’s in the news when exclusive footage from a forthcoming PBS documentary Alzheimer’s: Every Minute Counts debuted on NextAvenue.org.

The clip focuses on tips offered by Dr. Rudolph Tanzi (Harvard Medical School) to reduce the spread of memory loss. His advice includes the usual suspects: maintaining a healthy diet, getting exercise, and (our favorite) getting 7-8 hours of deep sleep per night.

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