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Why Balanced Grandparenting is Great for Both Kids and Their Grandparents

Did you know recent research suggests taking care of your grandchildren at least once a week benefits grandparents’ overall mental health? How? You strengthen your brain by doing more mental activities that require using your memory, analyzing and managing a task in a fast pace

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Memory and Aging: Fears, Fallacies and Facts

By Deborah DiGilio, MPH (Director, APA Office on Aging) Everyone has had the experience of losing their keys, misplacing their wallets, or forgetting someone’s name.  For people nearing or over age 65, such common memory lapses can be frightening. They wonder if they have Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or another type of dementia. Developing Alzheimer’s disease… Read More ›

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