Health Category: Mental Health

Dealing with Dementia

Dementia is the sixth leading cause of death and the most expensive illness in the United States. The word dementia does not refer to a

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Sleep It Off

Everyone is familiar with the term “beauty sleep,” referring to the idea that the more rest one gets the prettier they will look when they

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Handling Chronic Fatigue

Fatigue is a common physical complaint and accounts for roughly 55 percent of all visits to primary care physicians. When fatigue lasts more than a

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Exercise Your Brain

We all know how important it is to exercise our bodies, but did you know your brain needs to be exercised, too? According to the

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Healthy Aging with Three Simple Changes

Shell Point’s LifeQuest wellness program recently featured guest speaker and local gerontologist Emily Reese. Emily presented an interactive program from the national Alzheimer’s Association and

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Doctor taking care of her elderly patient

Boost Your Brain Power!

Shell Point residents are remarkably proactive, and it is common to hear questions about memory and brain function during wellness checkups. While some forgetfulness is

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