Dementia – Shielding the Brain from Memory Loss

A person affected by dementia suffers from a gradual loss of memory which then also affects that patient’s ability to solve problems, speak and even use language. Therefore, dementia adversely affects the essential functions of a person like motor skills, comprehension, and executive functioning. Dementia refers to multiple sets of ailments and not to any […]

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Beating the Winter Blues

Matt Del Vecchio is a Certified Professional Consultant on Aging (CPCA).  He is the founder and president of Lianas Services, a Canadian company that assists families and their senior loved ones with retirement home search and transition support.  He is also the host of “Life Unrehearsed”, a weekly radio show on CJAD800 which can be […]

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Common cold or pulmonary fibrosis? Know the symptoms

(BPT) – Persistent dry cough. Fatigue. Shortness of breath. These symptoms are sometimes associated with a passing virus, especially during the peak of cold and flu season. Coughs can last an average of 18 days; however, if your dry cough is still lingering after two months, another condition, such as pulmonary fibrosis, might be the […]

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