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June 2019
In honor of Father’s Day, we share a story of a strong advocate of a father with Alzheimer’s disease and how family history led to genetic test results that sparked lifestyle changes to reduce risk of Alzheimer’s.
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AARP is here to help you take on today – and every day. From sharing practical resources, to holding fun activities and events, AARP is providing opportunities to connect and help build an even stronger Michigan for all ages to live, work and play. We hope you’ll join us!
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Mindfulness is a quality we all have, easily available to us if we take the time to appreciate it. By practicing mindfulness, you become more aware of where you are and what you’re doing, without becoming overwhelmed by what’s going on around you.
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Ready to “shake” up your routine and start sipping a meal or two?
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The first Toastmasters Club for the Hard of Hearing in the United States — Audible Talkers — will be holding its inaugural meeting on Monday, July 1, 2019 from 6:00 pm. to 7:00 p.m. in the Tempe Public Library. The Club will meet the first and third Monday of every month.
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AARP North Dakota is conducting Coffee and Conversations across North Dakota again this year in an effort to reach out to more peopole 50-plus throughout the state.
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The instant pot craze is on and fans say it can make cooking an absolute breeze! And can save time, money and calories by combining the speed of pressure cookers with the ease of slow cookers. Oh, we didn’t mention staying cool by eliminating slaving over a hot stove or turning on the oven!
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Music can help people with dementia and memory loss, which is why AARP in Phoenix and a musical duo are offering a workshop for families on Wednesday, June 19, at the Musical Instrument Museum, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd.
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When emergency responders treat an incapacitated person, they often lack documentation on the patient’s wishes for resuscitation, power of attorney and end-of-life care.
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