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In the middle of the pandemic, I am grateful for many things. I know I have plenty of food, a roof over my head, and money to pay my bills. I try to express gratitude for remaining well throughout this attack from a monster virus. I am thrilled and humbled to be in remission from…Read More ›
Most likely, dementia does not increase risk for COVID-19, just like dementia does not increase risk for flu. However, dementia-related behaviors, increased age, and common health conditions that often accompany dementia may increase risk. In addition, diseases like COVID-19 and the flu may worsen cognitive impairment due to dementia. • For people living with dementia,…Read More ›
Alzheimer’s News There is much new research to report. One such study is looking at the Glia cells in our brain which can remove amyloid-beta and tau tangles, but sometimes cause damage and inflammation. In Australia, ultra sound has been used to clear amyloid plaque. There has also been auditory/visual stimulation in MIT research to…Read More ›
Republic Services Shares Recycling Tips at Parkway “When in doubt, throw it out” was the take-away at a recent presentation by Chris Flaugher of Republic Services for Parkway staff, Sustainability Seekers and Council reps. He explained that the contamination in the recycling industry grew from an average of 5% in earlier years to as much…Read More ›
Don’t Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier Contributed by Ellie Svenson When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you’re trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low, and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit,…Read More ›
Dear friends, We want you to know about two helpful resources from the United Church of Christ for ministry in the COVID-19 pandemic: COVID-19 daily “brief” from the UCC The briefing separates facts from falsehoods and fear, supplying valuable information for the duration of the pandemic crisis. This resource is prepared by…Read More ›
Women are at the epicenter of the Alzheimer’s crisis. Almost two-thirds of American seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease are women. An estimated 3.5 million women aged 65 and older are living with Alzheimer’s. Women in their 60s are more than twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease over the rest of their lives as they…Read More ›
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