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COVID-19 and Alzheimer’s Disease

If you or a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, you have most likely been impacted by COVID-19. While there isn’t information on any connection to Alzheimer’s disease and COVID-19, we know that older adults and those with serious chronic health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and lung disease are at higher risk for serious […]

Tools to calm our coronavirus anxiety

As we slowly make our way through the COVID-19 pandemic, we also face another condition that acts like a virus: anxiety. Not one of us is a stranger to the panic and stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic as we collectively struggle with seemingly unanswerable questions like: How long will this last? Will my family […]

How to beat loneliness when practicing social distancing

For years now, former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy has been ringing warning bells about a quietly spreading epidemic: loneliness. According to Dr. Murthy, a lack of meaningful connections and long-term feelings of isolation have been linked to a host of mental and physical health problems, from depression and anxiety to cardiovascular disease. The […]

What you should know about the coronavirus

Updated on April 28, 2020 As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) dominates news headlines, it’s natural to feel afraid or anxious. The situation is rapidly changing and the healthcare community is still learning how coronavirus spreads, how severe it is, who is most at risk and how it will affect our communities. On behalf of […]

The 10 steps for healthy aging you need to know

Researchers don’t yet fully understand what causes Alzheimer’s disease in most people. Even so, there are certain lifestyle habits that experts recommend to help keep our bodies and brains healthy as we age.    Here are ten steps for healthy aging that are recommended by the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA): Eat a balanced diet. Try to eat plenty of healthy fats, fruits and vegetables and avoid processed foods. Generally, foods that are […]

Is the keto-diet diabetes friendly?

There’s no doubt that one of the best ways to manage type 2 diabetes is through healthy eating and counting carbohydrates. One newly popular diet that researchers are investigating is the keto diet and its effectiveness in managing obesity and diabetes. The keto diet, which has been promoted by celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Lebron James, provides 99% of […]