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Alzheimer’s Association Releases 2017 Report Detailing Impact of Disease
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Alzheimer’s Association Releases 2017 Report Detailing Impact of Disease

It’s somewhat fitting that the Alzheimer’s Association has released their 2017 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report yesterday, the day before International Women’s Day. After all, today is a day set aside to honor the social, economic, and cultural impact of women around the world and, as the Alzheimer’s Association’s report reveals, a majority of those who are … Continue reading

Family: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions
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Family: CALA’s Creative View Call for Submissions

Family. More than simply a relation via blood or marriage, family can be many things. A haven to comfort you in times of strife. A mixing of personalities, sometimes energizing, sometimes challenging. A source of real support—physical, emotional, financial—in our later years. In the next issue of the News & Views, we will be exploring all these … Continue reading

“The Unchosen Path: Walking with Dementia” at Atria Foster City
Dementia Care

“The Unchosen Path: Walking with Dementia” at Atria Foster City

Scientific data and research can be helpful in identifying different types of dementia and their corresponding symptoms and behaviors. But sometimes, hearing someone’s personal experience is the only way to truly understand what it’s like to live with dementia. Assistant executive director Karen Malekos Smith shared that Atria at Foster Square got an intimate view into life … Continue reading

Promote Heart Health This Friday and All Month Long
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Promote Heart Health This Friday and All Month Long

Valentine’s Day has become known as the day for celebrating romantic love. But the heart became associated with romantic love only recently, historically speaking. According to this video from Mental Floss, ancient cultures in Egypt, Greece, and Mexico actually thought of the heart as the source of life. This Friday, and all month long, people across the … Continue reading