General Medical · Health

Memory, Aging and Dementia

The symptoms of dementia vary depending on type, but all of them are characterized by nerve cell death that results in loss of memory, language, and other cortical functions, including the ability to communicate, reason and participate in daily activities.
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Books · News

The Wednesday Five

In this week's Wednesday Five: Our picks for riveting biographies and memoirs about the brilliant and revolutionary lives of 20th and 21st century women.
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Old Issues: Aging Alone

I am saddened by the system of eldercare, sorely lacking in preventive measures, with older people left alone in the care of strangers and with visits becoming further and further apart Ageism is so common here, we barely notice it.
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