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Family Stress and the Heart

I know you don’t need the Danish to confirm what you’ve long suspected: family stress, particularly stress which involves our spouses and children, do directly impact the heart. But a most recent Danish study avers that participants reporting a troubled…

Categories: Family, Health Care, Relationships
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Caring for a Spouse with Alzheimer’s Puts Significant Other at Greater Risk

At the recent Alzheimer’s Association 2009 International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease, an eye opening study demonstrated that spouses who care for a mate suffering from dementia were more likely to develop the same condition, with husband caregivers at a much…

Categories: Aging, Alzheimers/Dementia, Family, Health Care, Long Term Care, Relationships
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