Health

Restful sleep: There’s more to it than counting sheep

Jul 11th, 2018 | By
Restful sleep: There’s more to it than counting sheep

It’s often assumed that the elderly have different sleep needs than younger adults. But experts say regardless of age in adulthood, seven to nine hours per night are still what’s required to be rested and ready for the day. Just because older adults need the same amount of sleep doesn’t mean that they don’t face
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Another memory cafe for socializing with Alzheimer’s

Jun 25th, 2018 | By
Another memory cafe for socializing with Alzheimer’s

Lutheran Community Services Northwest (LCSNW), in partnership with the Lutheran Church of St. Paul in Graham, is hosting a new Memory Cafe beginning June 13 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the church, located at 22419 108th Ave. E.  Memory Cafes are social events for those living with dementia and their care partners.  Participants meet
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This Fathers Day, ask him about his health

Jun 12th, 2018 | By

With Fathers Day coming up, many of us are looking forward to this day of celebration when we can express our love and gratitude for all that Dad has done for us over a lifetime. Those of us with fathers in their golden years may find that Father’s Day becomes more poignant with each passing
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Sooner the better for talking about memory loss

Jun 6th, 2018 | By

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and the Alzheimer’s Association, together with advocates in the early stages of the disease, are encouraging families to talk about memory and cognition concerns sooner. These advocates know first-hand that an early diagnosis offers many benefits, including access to more effective medical and lifestyle interventions and the ability
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