Strong Aging: How To Hold On To Your Independence Longer


Whether you're an optimist or a pessimist, aging with strength and maintaining your independence may become challenging. However, there are many ways in which you can improve your odds of aging with more control over your own destiny. The keys are awareness and action: know what you're up against and how to defend yourself. What Threatens Your Independence As You Age? Sarcopenia: The natural occurrence of losing muscle mass as you get older.

16 September 2015

Therapeutic Lying And Dementia: What You Need To Know


Therapeutic lying seems like a contradiction in terms. It is often considered that the truth is the best policy, but some literature finds that lying to those with rather severe diseases, usually cognitive or mental in nature, is sometimes a much better policy. The medical literature generally refers to this as therapeutic lying, or lying that serves to better the interest of the patient in question. One of the most well known uses of therapeutic lying are cases where the patient is suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia.

24 August 2015