Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese term translated to “Forest Bathing”, is a mindful way of spending time in the woods that allows you to reconnect with nature, providing significant health benefits in return. Generations ago, being in nature was a natural consequence of existence, but with the increasingly institutionalization of older adults, a hyperactive mind, and a…

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Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. The fear of acquiring the disease is of major concern to most aging adults and differentiating normal age loss from a neurocognitive disorder is of utmost concern. I have listed below the ten early signs to look in a neurocognitive disorder…

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A number of specific communication techniques are effective in reducing problematic behaviors and improving day-to-day functioning of people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Reality therapy: Interact with the person with dementia within his or her own frame of reference for the world, even if it has little to do with reality. Validation therapy:…

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Here at Holistic Aging we offer a support program for families that are dealing with Alzheimer’s. It is important to know how we can help and how you can also help them. The first thing you need to do is educate yourself all about Alzheimer’s. Please know that Alzheimer’s Disease begins slowly, it first involves…

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The End of Alzheimer's

Dr. Dale Bredesen’s ReCODE Finding Answers to Alzheimer’s: Almost all of our clients and readers deal with dementia in some form. Alzheimer’s is definitely prevalent among them. I’m always looking for different resources to learn about our clients and how I might be able to help them even from the administrative end of things. Alzheimer’s…

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