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Mind Games

Workout Your Cranium It is inevitable to stop the aging process and with aging comes memory loss.  More and more of forgetful moments begin to occur and it can be alarming.  However, there may be options when it comes to delaying this process and keeping the brain young. “A 60 year-old brain is two to three times slower than a 20 year-old brain,” according to an article on memory loss by Web-MD.  They also added that by the time you reach the age of 80, your brain may function five to eight times slower.  We are not saying that memory
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1 of 4: The signs of aging, a four-part series

As adults get older, the signs of aging begin to emerge. And being prepared for those changes is half the battle. To be prepared, older individuals and their family members can educate themselves as to what those signs are and what they entail. Knowing what to expect is most certainly one of the healthiest and smartest approaches to getting older. According to the National Institute of Health, there are eight areas of age-related change to be familiar with. For today’s purposes, let’s hone in on the top two, which are, coincidently, the most well-known. 1. Brain: Memory and Alzheimer's Disease The
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