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Aging
Start making your list of those people you know you can count on to pitch in and support your respite program this fall. Let them in on your plan and see what they will commit to doing, it can be anything from cooking dinner one day a week to watching your loved one while you...
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  Only The Lonely By Priscilla Pittman, MSW, MA Mary pushed her grocery cart through the store reciting the items needed for the casserole.  She nodded and smiled at a silver headed man who greeted her with a cheerful “Good morning.” Busily cruising the aisles trying to remember the list she’d left on the table,...
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By Priscilla Pittman, MSW, MA Alzheimer’s Arkansas Programs and Services   METABOLISM Slower processing of meds and alcohol Slower reflexes might impair driving After age of 30, metabolism slows about 2% each decade due to loss of muscle mass if we are not working on our muscle strength.   The average American loses as much of...
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