Posts by Dovid Urbach

Traumatic Brain Injury Connected To Dementia

As the mother of a grown son with a traumatic brain injury, I couldn’t be more excited about the prospect of finding out how to repair even a small part of the damage that changed his life. – Judy Woodruff In a study released earlier this month, researchers found a connection between traumatic brain injury…

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Avocado Health Benefits For Seniors

“I love things that are indescribable, like the taste of an avocado or the smell of a gardenia.” – Barbra Streisand The avocado is an interesting fruit. Its texture, shape and taste make it unique. But it doesn’t end there. Avocados are also in a league of their own when it comes to health benefits.…

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The Power Of Scent To Boost Your Mood

“The scent of rain on a sultry spring evening is always an indulgence.” – Kim Pape Mood swings are common in seniors and dealing with them effectively can be quite challenging at times. But some solutions are actually pretty simple to implement. Scent, for example, is a quick and cost-effective way to boost your mood.…

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National Humor Month: Laughter And Stress Reduction

“Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keeps friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment” – Grenville Kleiser National Humor Month. Yup, you read that correctly. April is a…

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Mood Swings In Seniors

“Like all of us, we have pretty serious mood swings.” – Josh Silver During the course of a given day, you may not notice, but your mood tends to shift. In the morning, you may feel refreshed and cheerful and as the day continues, some somberness may set in. Other shifts may be less subtle,…

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Artificial Intelligence: The Future Is Upon Healthcare

“I believe this artificial intelligence is going to be our partner. If we misuse it, it will be a risk. If we use it right, it can be our partner.” – Masayoshi Son Artificial intelligence or AI is a very popular topic these days. A concept that was remotely imaginable just a few years ago…

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Drawing Your Way To Better Health One Picture At A Time

“When I see a white piece of paper, I feel I’ve got to draw. And drawing, for me, is the beginning of everything.” – Ellsworth Kelly When was the last time you picked up a colored pencil, crayons or a paint brush? Chances are it was during your younger years in elementary school, for arts-and-crafts.…

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Cellphone Radiation: What You Need To Know

“I don’t have a cell phone because I know how horrible it is. Using your cell phone is like putting your head in a microwave every day.” – Douglas Tompkins Our generation has been privileged with unprecedented luxuries. Advances in areas of technology and science allow us to enjoy what wasn’t fathomable, just a generation…

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Nostalgia At Age 65+: When Your Loved One Gets Caught Up In History

“I don’t like nostalgia unless it’s mine.” – Lou Reed Nostalgia – defined as being homesick, or yearning for returning to a past period or irrecoverable condition – has an interesting history. What was once considered to be a severe disorder has now become a term for fondness. Nostalgia, in today’s terms, is when you…

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