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Self is not entirely lost in dementia

2019-02-27T15:13:41-04:00

In the past when scholars have reflected on the psychological impact of dementia they have frequently referred to the loss of the "self" in dramatic and devastating terms, using language such as the "unbecoming of the self" or the "disintegration" of the self. In a new review released as a preprint at PsyArXiv, an international team of psychologists

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Loneliness and the Aged

2019-02-27T14:56:40-04:00

In a nationally representative survey, 36 percent of older adults aged 60-69 and 24 percent aged 70 and over in the survey were found to be lonely on a widely used loneliness index. This is especially alarming when considering the harmful health consequences loneliness has on physical and mental health, including its impacts on cognitive functions. In a

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Self is not entirely lost in dementia

2019-02-18T09:28:34-04:00

In the past when scholars have reflected on the psychological impact of dementia they have frequently referred to the loss of the "self" in dramatic and devastating terms, using language such as the "unbecoming of the self" or the "disintegration" of the self. Source: 'Self is not entirely lost in dementia,' argues new review

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No ‘changing room moment’ for men as they age — ScienceDaily

2018-09-07T07:40:10-04:00

Men, unlike women, do not suffer from the 'changing room moment' when they suddenly realize they are too old for certain types of clothes, according to new research. — Read on www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/09/180906123328.htm

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Viruses Play a Role in Alzheimer’s

2018-06-23T13:36:06-04:00

Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives. — Read on www.scientificamerican.com/article/harder-evidence-builds-that-viruses-play-a-role-in-alzheimers/

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Valuing Wisdom as Much as Youth

2018-06-26T06:11:55-04:00

We need to rediscover what “elders” can teach us. — Read on hbr.org/2018/06/how-do-we-combat-ageism-by-valuing-wisdom-as-much-as-youth

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