Bobby Womack, soul singing legend, has been diagnosed with early Alzheimer's!
Oh no! That's so sad.
We previously mentioned that Womack had just survived colon cancer and some pretty bad pneumonia.
It's only the very beginning but the dementia can rapidly progress and get much worse in a short amount of time.
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Carey Mulligan is not only an absolutely gorgeous lady…
She's a philanthropist too!
Carey was a guest at the ASMALLWORLD gala dinner at Gstaad Palace Hotel in Switzerland where she helped raise $95,000 to fight dementia!
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A 3 year study in Amsterdam has found that senior citizens who experience loneliness were more likely to experience dementia than seniors who lived alone.
The research studied over 2,200 older adults living in Amsterdam, ages 65 go 85, who showed no signs of dementia and were not living in nursing homes or "retirement communities". Two thirds of the people studied were women.
The study ultimately concluded that
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Your feline's aging process just got a bit more inneresting…
Japanese scientists have studied wild cats and found that they have the same proteins in their brains as humans with Alzheimer's disease.
So your old cranky cat that wanders around aimlessly could actually be stricken with the mental health disease.
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In fact, in a new study, Omega-3 supplements had little or no real effect on cognitive abilities and those tested didn't perform better on standard tests of mental abilities, memory or verbal fluency than those who took placebos.
But that doesn't mean that's the final word
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