At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs

At Last, Aid for Senior Nutrition That Offers More Than Crumbs

Long before the coronavirus hit, nutrition programs that served the nation’s older adults struggled to keep up with a growing demand. Often, they could not.In Charlotte, N.C., and nine surrounding counties, for example, the waiting list for Meals on Wheels

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Covid-19 news: EU drugs regulator reviewing Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Covid-19 news: EU drugs regulator reviewing Johnson & Johnson vaccine

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool Olivier Tchimou, a student pharmacist administers the vaccine to a student in Riggleman Hall.Stephen Zenner/SOPA

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12 Ways to Beat Loneliness

What They Do, How They Work

Whether you’re a social butterfly or a shy wallflower, you’re human and therefore wired for connection with others. After living through a year of social distancing recently, many people found themselves feeling more alone than ever. And that isn’t good

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Yehuda Ben-Yishay, Pioneer in Treating Brain Injuries, Dies at 88

Yehuda Ben-Yishay, Pioneer in Treating Brain Injuries, Dies at 88

Yehuda Ben-Yishay was born on Feb. 11, 1933, in Cluj, a city in the Transylvania region of western Romania. His father, Chaim Ben-Yishay, was a businessman; his mother, Leah (Finkelstein) Ben-Yishay, was a seamstress.His family went through World War II

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Dementia-Related Psychosis: The Caregiver’s Role

Caregivers Feel the Strain In Tough Holiday Season

Treatment for dementia-related psychosis is different for everyone. But one thing’s for sure: As a caregiver, you play a big role in your loved one’s care plan. With your help, they can have a better quality of life for as

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Dementia-Related Psychosis: Strategies That Help

Dementia-Related Psychosis: Strategies That Help

There’s no cure for dementia-related psychosis. But there are steps you can take to help you and your loved one live with the disease and its symptoms.“Delusions are notoriously hard to treat, whether they’re dementia-related or not,” says Carolyn Fredericks,

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Recognizing Psychotic Symptoms of Dementia

Prediabetes May Harm Your Brain

Many of the 50 million people or so who are living with dementia also have psychosis. You may hear doctors use the term “psychotic episodes.” It’s when a person struggles with determining what is real and what is not.It can

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