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The Best Gift of All
The Best Gift of All

It’s that time of year when we rack our brains trying to find the perfect gift for our loved ones. Our elders can be difficult to shop for

All, Blog post, Elders, Family and Relationships, Holidays

Changing the Culture of Ageism
Changing the Culture of Ageism

Jeff Rubin, author and advocate for positive aging, shares these thoughts about how we can start (or continue) to value insights about our lives observed by people of all ages, from young children to older adults.

All, Blog post, Elders, Aging

Are you a helicopter child? - the importance of this topic is growing
Are you a helicopter child? - the importance of this topic is growing

MarketWatch, a leader in trending news, picked up the Helicopter Children story written by the PBS/nextavenue.org reporter.

All, Blog post, Elderly Care, Elders, Family and Relationships, Helicopter Children

Maintaining Brain Health: The Cognitive Benefits of Music for Seniors
Maintaining Brain Health: The Cognitive Benefits of Music for Seniors

Research has shown that music can help stimulate cognitive functioning as well as memory in elderly people suffering from the effects of dementia. A study of senior citizens (aged 69 on average) revealed that those who listened to compositions by Mahler or Mozart performed better in a test of both episodic and semantic memory than when they were exposed to no music or to white noise.

All, Blog post, Elders, Health

Blue Sky White Clouds
Blue Sky White Clouds

Eliezer Sobel, author, artist, musician, and by his own description, a human being, has been caring for his parents for many years. His father Max had been the loving caregiver for his mother, Manya, who is in her 16 th year of Alzheimer’s Disease! Three years ago, Max suffered a traumatic brain injury and now is also in full time care at home.

All, Blog post, Elders, Communication, Alzheimer's

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Gum Disease Leading to Alzheimer's

Janice King, co-founder and CEO of TRI-OLOGY, a breakthrough oral health product focused on strengthening oral health for overall systemic health. Janice is a 20-year researcher in the area of oral health and the oral-systemic connection, a formulator with three U.S. patents and co-founder of NOWsystem, Inc. With a grant from the National Science Foundation, Janice and co-founder Dale Winetroub are currently researching the risk factors relative to age-related Alzheimer’s Disease.

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