Health Tip: Dealing With Alzheimer's12/30/11
(HealthDay News) -- Getting a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
doesn't mean life as you know it is ending. People with Alzheimer's
can lead a purposeful and productive life if they take steps to
care for their physical and mental health, the Alzheimer's
Here's what the association recommends to protect physical
- Get regular physical checkups.
- Take all medications as directed by a physician.
- Eat a healthy diet.
- Be physically active every day.
- Get rest when fatigued.
- Limit alcohol intake.
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