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Hearing Loss as a Risk Factors for Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer’s Disease


Detection of dementia at the earliest stages has become a worldwide scientific priority because drug treatments, prevention strategies and other interventions will likely be more effective very early in the disease process, before extensive brain damage has occurred. Research results reported at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) 2017 provide clues about associations between cognitive...
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How Walking Can Promote Stroke Recovery


In the initial days after a stroke, it may be difficult or impossible for your loved one to walk. However, as they regain that ability it is important to constantly practice walking in order to promote stroke recovery. Recovery from stroke is a lifelong pursuit with small gains made over the course of months and...
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When is Aging in Place a Practical Idea for Seniors?


In 2015 AARP found that 90% of seniors want to stay in their home, and do so for many years. However, with a catastrophic event like a serious fall, onset of dementia, and inability to perform activities of daily living, seniors are more realistic about the need for long-range planning. Often the demands of maintaining...
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5 Natural Ways to Treat Shingles


The Varicella zoster virus that causes chickenpox stays dormant in the body long after the illness subsides. In later life, the virus can become active and cause an illness known as shingles. The blistering rash develops along the nerve pathways across the torso, which makes the affliction itchy and uncomfortable. Antiviral medications help shorten the...
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Texas Investor Guide Is Back and Updated for 2017


You asked, we answered. The State Securities Board’s flagship publication, the Texas Investor Guide: Strategies for Investing Wisely and Avoiding Financial Fraud, is back in stock, updated for 2017, and available for free. The Investor Guide provides unbiased, straightforward information on the time-tested principles of investing and shows you the tools you need to research financial...
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The Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Notice to File for Candidacy Released


A message from Patty Bordie, Director Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area:  The Texas Silver-Haired Legislature Notice to File for Candidacy has been released (see attached notice: tshl-notice-to-file-for-candidacy-2017). The vision of the Texas Silver-Haired Legislature (TSHL) is that applied wisdom, energy, and experience of aging will improve the lives of all Texans through education,...
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Guess What? Investment Promoter Arrested in $6M Fraud


Bobby Eugene Guess, who promoted himself as a financial maven through radio advertising and investment seminars in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, was arrested Dec. 19 following his indictment on charges related to the multi-million-dollar sale of investments in an Internet advertising company. A Collin County Grand Jury indicted Guess Dec. 15 for securities fraud, theft, money...
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4 Tips to Avoid Timeshare Selling Scams


Many Timeshare owners find that as situations change, they can no longer use or afford their Timeshare as planned. When considering utilizing a company to help you get out of your Timeshare, you need to be aware of what to look for and make sure to use a reputable business. Avoid companies who:...
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Best Identity Theft Protection Services of 2016


By Carolyn Dorant, The Simple Dollar The first thing to know about identity theft protection services is that they don’t actually “protect” you from becoming a victim of ID theft. Sure, some offer tools and tips to help you reduce your digital footprint. But just like having AAA won’t reduce the odds of getting a flat...
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Choosing Private Care


As an alternative to nursing homes and extended hospital stays, Private Care empowers individuals to age, or recover from an injury or illness, where they are most comfortable – at home. Most Private Care providers offer services personalized to meet your individual needs and preferences, such as medication management, bathing assistance, dementia care, housekeeping and...
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