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How CranioSacral Therapy Helps with Prevention and Reversal of Alzheimer’s Disease

posted 09.17.2018

By Michael Morgan

There has been an ongoing debate about the causes and prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease for decades. We know there is currently no known cure for Alzheimer’s, despite billions of dollars being spent to find a solution.

In A Country Divided, Who Votes—And Why?

posted 09.12.2018

By Kathy Sykes and Terri Lewinson

In 2018, Americans are sharply divided. The country and Congress are polarized over tax cuts for the wealthy, anti-immigration tactics and increases in mass school and police shootings. Furthermore, Supreme Court politics threaten anti-discrimination policies, as well as pro-union and pro-choice protections. As a result, Americans are unsettled and uncertain about the country’s future.
 

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Anticholinergics and Dementia: The Importance of Patient Education

posted 09.10.2018

By Noll Campbell, Craig A. Solid and Malaz Boustani


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Inside the September–October Issue of Aging Today

posted 09.04.2018

The September–October In Focus section of Aging Today tackles the older voter—how they voted in 2016, and what’s to be expected in 2018 and beyond.


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Creative Solutions Can Combat the Growing Challenge of Older Adult Isolation

posted 08.20.2018

By Romilla Batra

In 2015, Estella, a Spanish-speaking older adult living in the Los Angeles area, was diagnosed with colon cancer and forced to quit her longtime job as a nanny. While undergoing chemother­­apy and radiation, Estella suffered from severe depression. She missed the children she had cared for and reported feeling hopeless. She also was experiencing insomnia, had difficulty con­centrating on daily activities and her medical procedures and anxiety kept her housebound for days on end.
 

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