Therapy animals have long been used to assist blind and disabled individuals. Now, dogs and pets of all kinds have become increasingly common in the treatment of individuals with dementia related disorders.
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By Dwyer Gerrity
Alzheimer’s is the fifth leading cause of death in Americans 65 and older. Although this disease devastates far too many families each year, Alzheimer’s is not inevitable. Even if Alzheimer’s runs in your family, some experts believe you may prevent or at least delay the onset of dementia. You may increase your chances of maintaining a healthy brain well into your old age if you add these five tips to your everyday life.