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Planning to Be Emotionally Ready For Retirement

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 28, 2015 5:00:00 PM

With all of the worry about social security, lately much attention has been paid to the problems of financial planning for retirement. However, according to the American Psychological Association, very little attention is paid by most people to emotionally planning for retirement.

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Planning a Diabetic Friendly Picnic with One Drink Recipe

Posted by Michael Watson on Jul 14, 2015 5:00:00 PM

Whether it's a family reunion or just an afternoon picnic with friends, catering the menu to the different dietary needs of your guests can be difficult. Make it easier by selecting picnic favorites that can be enjoyed by almost anyone.

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The Science Behind Stress and Elderly Memory Loss

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Jul 1, 2015 4:03:00 PM

There is a lot of science behind how stress affects elderly memory.

The hippocampus is a small organ in the temporal lobe that is associated primarily with memory. It has been medically documented that stress destroys cells in the hippocampus, contributing to both long and short-term memory loss. Memory loss is common among the elderly and impacts nearly all aspects of life. While linking memory loss to stress is a good first step, prevention is difficult. This is because stress is a broad concept that is often context-specific and varies from individual to individual.

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