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Alzheimer’s Whisperer: Learn a new hobby, stay sharp

By Lauren Makahian Contributing writer. Originally published in Santa Ynez Valley News on 3/25/2021   These days, almost everyone does the “social” thing. Instagram this. Twitter that. Facebook the other thing. Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Skype, Whatsapp,...

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Alzheimer’s Whisperer: How to Avoid a Fall

By Lauren Makahian Contributing writer. Originally published in PV News on 3/10/2021   I love watching little kids playing. They’re inquisitive. They haven’t yet developed the filters of political correctness. Most of all, they’re fearless. They run, jump, and...

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Wire Your Brain for Happiness

By Lauren Mahakian. Originally published in "The Alzheimer's Whisperer" in PV News - 7-30-2020 People who care for loved ones with dementia, especially when those loved ones are relatives, are often also concerned about whether they will develop dementia themselves....

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The Human Touch

By Lauren Mahakian. Originally published in "The Alzheimer's Whisperer" in PV News It’s feels like a bazillion months since March 2020 when we first isolated because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It wasn’t so bad at first, other than facing a shortage of toilet paper,...

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