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Can Chocolate Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s?

Can Chocolate Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s? | Issues affecting older people | Scoop.it
Like most people, I love chocolate and would be thrilled if it could be the next healthy brain food! And in fact, a new study claims chocolate — cocoa specifically — might help improve cognitive fu...
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Nicola Smith's curator insight, December 9, 2013 8:09 PM

I'm very excited to hear this news. 

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Dementia-friendly communities can improve care and save money

Dementia-friendly communities can improve care and save money | Issues affecting older people | Scoop.it
Bringing together every part of a community can boost quality of life for people coping with dementia The idea of dementia-friendly communities brilliantly encapsulates what a progressive care system could deliver, both for those who need support...

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Royal College of General Practitioners survey: Family doctors warn GP care is at “breaking point”

Royal College of General Practitioners survey: Family doctors warn GP care is at “breaking point” | Issues affecting older people | Scoop.it
They called for the government to pump in emergency funds similar to the bailout given to A&E departments
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Approaching Darkness: One Man Blogs His Descent Into Alzheimer's

Approaching Darkness: One Man Blogs His Descent Into Alzheimer's | Issues affecting older people | Scoop.it

I ring the bell for Apartment #2. But before I have time to flatten the creases in my skirt, a gray-haired man wearing no shoes appears at the door and lets me inside. Retired physician David Hilfiker, 68, has invited me to his Washington, D.C.


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