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WHY DEMENTIA RATES MAY BE SLOWING DOWN

Rates of dementia are due to skyrocket in coming decades. But the latest study shows that the trend may be reversible, and that it won’t take high-tech medicine to change the curve

The older we get, the more memories we lose and the more scrambled some of our thoughts become. Some experts believe that such decline in our cognitive abilities is unavoidable if we live long enough.

STROKE IS TREATABLE

World Stroke Day 2016 recognizes that although stroke is a complex medical issue, there are ways to significantly reduce its impact. This year’s campaign is ‘Stroke is Treatable’
 
World Stroke Day is observed on October 29 to underscore the serious nature and high rates of stroke, raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of the condition, and ensure better care and support for survivors.
 

SEXUALITY IN THE ELDERLY

The need for love and sexual intimacy does not decrease with age. Nevertheless, with ageing, the body undergoes certain changes that may have some effects on sexual health.
 
There is a misconception that sex dies a natural death. This is dispelled by a study conducted by the National council of Aging in the United States where it was reported that 71% of men in their 60’s and 57% of men in their 70’s engaged in sexual activity at least once a month.
 

SENIOR MEMORY CARE

The brain is the organ that makes us human, giving people the capacity for language, moral judgement, rational thought and art. It is also responsible for each individual’s personality, memories, and how we sense the world. As we grow older, we experience physiological changes that causes glitches in brain functions we have always taken for granted. It takes much longer to learn and recall information.
 
If you are over 40 and you have not noticed a change in your mental alertness and memory, you ………unfortunately………are likely to, sooner than you think!

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