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Watching Your Own Decline

This whole diagnosis has been really weird – very frustrating. I try to look at it from a positive standpoint. What I can do today. Not what I can’t do. That gets harder and harder though as what I can do is dwarfed by what I can’t.

Staying Stronger Longer with fitness programs at Winter Growth

Older Adults: The Value of Exercise

According to the National Council on Aging, regular activity, not just exercise can positively impact our mental, emotional and physical wellbeing. The important thing is finding something that is comfortable and sustainable for you.

Adult Daughter Helping Older Adult Mom with her tablet

Technology and Aging

Technology plays a critical role in facilitating effective communication and access to essential services for the aging community, particularly outside their homes.

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Journey to a Diagnosis

Getting to a PCA Alzheimer’s diagnosis was a years-long, multi-doctor, multi-facility, exercise in frustration. I’ve, unfortunately, come to the realization that this is not uncommon.

Older adult woman sorting a basket of laundry


For people living with dementia, finding and engaging in meaningful activities can provide a sense of purpose, cognitive stimulation, comfort, and an opportunity to remain connected with others.

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Live and Learn

In my first blog entry I told you I have posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) Alzheimer’s. PCA affects the back part of the brain. This part of the brain is responsible, in part, for interpreting signals from the eyes.