More Thoughts on Teaching an Old Dog New Tech

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I still write actual, paper letters with an actual, real-life pen when corresponding with close family members and very dear friends. But, I research and type up my articles using online tools. …

Contagious Kindness

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I do not go around with a huge, maniacal grin on my face; I have troubles, too. However, I do my very best to smile at my neighbors. …

Alzheimer’s: Caregiving

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Being a caregiver for a person with Alzheimer’s, especially a family member, can be both emotionally and physically demanding. …

Alzheimer’s: Mind Games

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One of my “bucket list” items is learning to play the acoustic guitar. Any new skill the brain has to learn keeps it “exercised” and functioning as it was meant to. …

Alzheimer’s and Medical Research: Being Proactive

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“Mom was proactive in learning how to possibly avoid or delay the onset of Alzheimer’s. But her research was limited to only a few articles she read in magazines.” —Bernadette …