Category Archives: Brain Health

Announcement: Moving Forward with Hope for Alzheimer’s

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This blog reports on two journeys that represent Hope for Alzheimer’s in different ways. The first journey was a 5,000 mile, year long hike of the American Discovery Trail. The public purpose at the time was to promote the virtues … Continue reading

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Wellness Pyramid – Brain Maintenance

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Diet, rest, exercise. Those make up the brain maintenance level of the wellness pyramid. All three are crucial for maintaining body functions in general, not just the brain. This is not the first time I’ve posted about the importance of … Continue reading

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Wellness Pyramid – Contentment

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If you were treating a trauma victim the first thing you would do is remove them from the trauma source. You would remove a burn victim from the burning building before treating the burns. In the treatment or prevention of … Continue reading

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A Wellness Pyramid for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

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June is Alzheimer’s Awareness month, a good time to revisit wellness strategies for maintaining brain health. Each day for a few years I glance through twenty or so articles on Alzheimer’s and/or brain health. I skip the popular ones intended … Continue reading

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Being Human

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I interrupted my guitar playing to escort Cindy to the bathroom. The timing was early but she had a look about her. Sure enough, she had an accident. No big deal, that happens almost daily at this point. While she … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Milestone

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We had just finished our shower, getting ready in case we went out for Mother’s Day. I swerved Cindy’s legs around to sit on the portion of the shower bench that was outside of the tub, where I dried her … Continue reading

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Avoiding Depression

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This was a morning that happens about once every two months, cleaning up a considerable mess. Once every two months is not often, for which I am grateful, but this time during the clean up I noticed how much muscle … Continue reading

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Bad News, Good News about Dementia

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My daughter Serena has her own blog; her most recent post shared her understandable concern for what may happen to her in the future, given her family history of dementia. Lately my posts have veered away from any brain health … Continue reading

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Brain Health and Hiking

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While combing through potential scrapbook material I came upon several of Cindy’s journals. One was a journal of inspirational sayings which will be instrumental in planning her memorial service. She also kept a journal of our Continental Divide hike in … Continue reading

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Calm the Mind

I am kicking off a Calm the Mind campaign for Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month. The purpose of the campaign is to help you manage stress and to raise funds for an accessible walk-in shower for Cindy. The following video … Continue reading

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