Study Shows Elderly People with Purpose and Meaning in Life Avoid Alzheimer’s and Cognitive Decline

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Study says ‘purpose in life’ helps seniors elude Alzheimer’s, cognitive decline A recent study shows elderly people with purpose and meaning in life avoid Alzheimer’s and cognitive decline. The Rush Medical Center, funded in part by the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health, studies issues relating to dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. […]


Winning Dementia Patients’ Cooperation

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Winning the cooperation of a dementia patient depends in large part on the caregiver’s attitude and skills. Following these tips will likely result in cooperation. Attitudes That Invite Dementia Patient Cooperation Many caregivers get emotional satisfaction from their relationships with dementia patients. Nancy L. Mace and Peter V. Rabins, authors of The 36-Hour Day, remind […]