Ask the doctor: 1-14-18. Dear Doc, I’m in my 70’s and have noticed my memory seems to be slipping. I’m having problems remembering people’s names. Does that mean I’m getting Alzheimer’s? Many people have just that same question. As they age, they develop problems remembering names and occasionally forget where they parked their car, and […]
It’s important to remember that people with Alzheimer’s don’t usually suffer because of their memory loss they’re unaware they’re sick and are often content to just sit still doing nothing.
“For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.” – Henry Wadworth Longfellow We put a lot of money and effort into trying to avoid aging. In our society, getting older is equated with decline — […]
Jeanne Calment took up fencing at 85, rode a bicycle at 100, starred in a movie at 114, and didn’t quit smoking until 120 years of age…