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After Dementia: Financial and Legal Planning

Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and legal rights have been in the news lately, as 80-year-old Donald Sterling, former owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, and 70-year-old Pat Bowlen, former owner of the Denver Broncos, have relinquished control of their respective teams while battling Alzheimer's. Establishing solid financial and legal plans with your loved ones is essential after an Alzheimer's diagnosis. Learn more about how to plan during this time. Resigning With Alzheimer's Sterling and Bowlen's end-of-career-trajectories couldn't be more different, though they have one thing in common: Alzheimer's. Sterling, banned from the NBA and subsequently removed from the Clipper’s board of trustees, became engaged in a highly contentious court battle, during his recent attempts to stop his estranged wife and former co-owner, Shelly Sterling, from selling...
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Can Coconut Oil Prevent Alzheimer's?

For many of us who have experienced Alzheimer’s disease firsthand, there is no greater fear than having the disease ourselves one day. But, recent studies suggest that some organic foods and products like coconut oil may be able to prevent dementias like Alzheimer's. Learn more.   Maintaining Brain Health to Prevent Dementia We’re always reading the latest tips on prevention – eat right, reduce stress, get plenty of exercise and keep your brain engaged in challenging activities. As far as diet, coconut oil continues to receive a great deal of attention from advocates like Dr. Mary Newport. In her 2011 book, "Alzheimer’s Disease: What If There Was a Cure? The Story of Ketones," Dr. Newport fervently declares that her husband has shown...
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