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Issue: May 2016: Diagnosing Alzheimer’s – Knowledge is Power (Part 2 of 3)

Publish Date: April 29, 2016

The hot days of summer are just around the corner. Is there anything better than a cold fruit salad on those days? This recipe is so sweet and refreshing you will want to eat the whole thing. Enjoy!

Best Ever Fruit Salad

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Published: April 29, 2016

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Do you think about your ability to hear and speak as often as you think of the functioning of your heart, lungs, or other essential parts of your body? Care for your ears! They’re...

Gardening in Florida’s Unique Climate

You don’t have to live in Florida long to realize that our climate is uniquely different from most of the United States. Just as spring is beginning to show up in most parts of the...

Helpful Tips to Simplify Mealtime

Mealtime for most people is an easy and enjoyable time, but for a person with dementia it can be a confusing and unpleasant time and pose a huge challenge for the caregiver. There...
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