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  • Folic Acid Supplements Could Prevent Dementia
    Folic acid supplementation could effectively prevent dementia in some people, recent research suggests. The possibility that low folic acid is a modifiable risk factor for dementia has been extensively studied. Dementia is linked to the ...
  • Emotions and Weight Affect Testosterone Levels
    A recent study suggests men's testosterone levels are significantly affected by their health and lifestyle choices. Testosterone levels reduce by about one percent a year in men over 40. A team from the New England Research ...
  • Aging is a Time for Letting Go
    So much of young adult life is about acquiring. Throughout our twenties and thirties, most people look for a mate, a good job, financial security, a good car, a fit and healthy body, a circle ...
  • Stay Sexy Your Entire Life!
    If you are over 50 and want the best that life has to offer, you probably desire a passionate, stimulating sex life. If you are under 50, you probably wonder what you have to look ...
  • Caregiving Is a Two-Way Relationship
    Helpers and elders are, of course, male as well as female. But for purposes of clarity, I am using the feminine pronoun, since most people in caregiving relationships are female. Women traditionally take on the caregiving ...
  • Dividing Things, Not Families
    It was 10:45 on a warm summer day. Outside a stately mansion, parked on either side of the front door, were two large moving vans. Inside, the two van drivers and their assistants were becoming ...
  • Taking Medication: Special Concerns in Older Adults
    Have you ever been concerned about relapse after missing a few doses of antibiotic pills? Do medications tie knots in your stomach and make eating a chore? Did you ever forget if you’ve already taken ...

 

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