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7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's Feature
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7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's

There are no surefire ways to prevent or cure Alzheimer's, but there are some preventive strategies.

6 Common Myths About Aging
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6 Common Myths About Aging

Don't be fooled by these popular misconceptions about getting older.

Knowing When It's Time: Six Signs an Elderly Person Needs Assisted Living Arrangements
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Knowing When It's Time: Six Signs an Elderly Person Needs Assisted Living Arrangements

It's never easy knowing when an elderly person needs more care. Here are some signs you can discuss with the person's health care provider to help with the decision.

Winter Safety Tips for Older People
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Winter Safety Tips for Older People

Winter is here, and for many Americans, so are snow, ice and chilly winds. Learn how cold is too cold for the elderly and get must-have safety tips.

7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's
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7 Easy Ways to Prevent Alzheimer's

There are no surefire ways to prevent or cure Alzheimer's, but there are some preventive strategies.

10 Ways to Enhance Your Memory
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10 Ways to Enhance Your Memory

Some memory loss may be inevitable, but these 10 tips can help you keep your memory sharp and possibly delay dementia.

11 Benefits of Green Tea You Didn't Know About
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11 Benefits of Green Tea You Didn't Know About

Green tea is less processed than most teas and therefore has many health benefits, including high levels of antioxidants and polyphenols.

Old Drug May Boost Brain's Memory Centers
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Old Drug May Boost Brain's Memory Centers

A long-used drug called methylene blue may rev up activity in brain regions involved in short-term memory and attention, a small study suggests.

Exercise May Help People Who Already Have Memory Loss
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Exercise May Help People Who Already Have Memory Loss

Older people who have memory and thinking problems may get a slight benefit from exercise, a new study suggests.

Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk
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Loss of Y Chromosome in Men Tied to Alzheimer's Risk

Men who lose Y chromosomes from their blood cells as they age may have an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.

Alzheimer's Gene May Show Effects in Childhood
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Alzheimer's Gene May Show Effects in Childhood

A gene related to Alzheimer's disease may start to show effects on brain structure and mental sharpness as early as preschool, a new study suggests.

How to Make Your Home Safer for Someone With Alzheimer's
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How to Make Your Home Safer for Someone With Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease creates physical, mental and emotional challenges. Here are some tips for making your home physically safer when caring for someone with Alzheimer's.

When Dad Can't Remember: How to Deal With Memory Loss
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When Dad Can't Remember: How to Deal With Memory Loss

It can be frustrating, even heartbreaking, when your parent has dementia. These tips on routines, communications and coping with emotions can help.

People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's Risk
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People-Oriented Jobs May Help Lower Alzheimer's Risk

Brain-challenging jobs—especially ones focused on people—may help shield a person's mind against the ravages of age-related dementia, a new study finds.