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The next meditation program!

The next meditation and musings program will be on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 4 to 6 pm at the Kent Free Library. We will use Gregorian chant music as a backdrop for meditation. Call or sign up ! CLICK HERE     Notice: JavaScript is required for this content.

Alzheimer’s update

Exercise can help people with Alzheimer’s stay healthy, prevent certain diseases, and have better sleep habits. Help them try all 4 types of exercise: endurance, strength, balance, and flexibility. Endurance: Take walks or dance together. Strength: Lift weights or household items such as soup cans. Balance: Try Go4Life balance exercises, using a wall or a

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Alzheimer’s Online Info

There is so much information about Alzheimer’s and dementia available online—how can you tell which information you can trust? Ask yourself these questions: Is the website run by a Federal agency, medical school, or large professional or nonprofit organization? When was the information written or the webpage last updated? Does the website offer unbelievable solutions

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Alzheimer’s

As a caregiver, you might feel impatient when the person with Alzheimer’s struggles to find words or forgets what they want to say. Here are some ways to communicate more effectively with your loved one: Ask questions that require a yes or no answer. For example, you could say, “Are you tired?” instead of “How

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7 Tips when choosing a nursing home

No matter your reason for looking into long-term care, here are some tips to keep in mind when choosing a nursing home or care facility: •Consider. What is important to you—nursing care, meals, physical therapy, a faith community, hospice care, or Special Care Units for dementia patients? Do you want a place close to family

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Yoga May Be Good for the Brain By Gretchen Reynolds June 1, 2016 5:31 am A weekly routine of yoga and meditation may strengthen thinking skills and help to stave off aging-related mental decline, according to a new study of older adults with early signs of memory problems. Most of us past the age of

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Tame your brain!

How silence actually affects our brain What if the time we spent in silence with no other noise or stimulus could actually improve our memory and brain function? That’s what scientists are discovering in new studies that show when mice were exposed to two hours of silence a day, that cells the hippocampus actually grew.

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