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New Super Microscope Shows Alzheimer’s In Brain Detail

A super microscope developed by researchers at Purdue University can now show you high resolution molecular details of Alzheimer’s disease.       For years scientists have unsuccessfully searched for ways to track the amyloid plaques, the best known marker of Alzheimer’s. Amyloid plaques are one of the two brain abnormalities that define Alzheimer’s disease.…

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Old Age Will End, Humans To Remain Forever Young And Vibrant

Old age will end and humans will remain forever young and vibrant! Yes, this can become a distinct future possibility. No, I have not been out in the sun too long. Also, my summer reading list is empty of any science fiction books. Indeed, a booming new scientific field called “senolytics”, claims that biological renovation…

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Pristine Snow At Putnam Ridge!!

We must thank our beloved Elise for these magnificent photos of our outside landscape blanketed by beautiful snow from this week’s nor’easter!! Just stunning! Have a great weekend everyone!

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Brain Pacemaker Offers Hope In Treating Alzheimer’s Symptoms

A brain pacemaker implanted into the brain’s frontal lobe appears to slow the advance of certain symptoms caused by Alzheimer’s disease. Called deep brain stimulation, or DBS, the technique has been used for many years to reduce tremor, walking difficulties, and stiffness caused by Parkinson’s disease. It’s also been studied as a treatment for depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder.   Brain Pacemaker:…

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Story of the Christmas Tree

From the desk of Bonnie Leavy: Have you ever wondered about the meaning behind the beautiful evergreen trees at Christmas time?  All the pretty lights and splendid ornaments create the glowing centerpiece for the holiday’s celebrations, yet, the origins of the Christmas tree tradition is not known to many.  In the spirit of Christmas, the…

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Aging Gracefully Can Truly Be Your Wonderful Golden Years

While aging does bring its physical and emotional challenges, it can also truly be your wonderful golden years. Age brings with it a wealth of experience and experiences you can share with the young. It brings with it a serenity and a desire to help others. You’re an inspiration to the younger generation.    …

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Happy Thanksgiving From Our Family To Yours!

With the holiday season upon us, there are many opportunities to be thankful for our loved ones.  Thanksgiving is a time when families can celebrate memories and experience new traditions.  One of the most meaningful activities is taking time out of our hectic schedules to be with friends and family. Putnam Ridge encourages others to…

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