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This month's eNews Review topics range from a new book "Disrupt Aging," to an article on Lewy Body Dementia to a video about the Northern Lights and a few other topics. Be sure to check out the second link down, "Your Aging Journey - Make it your Own."

Book Review - Disrupt Aging by Jo Ann Jenkins
Our ability to live longer and healthier lives is an achievement but what are you going to do with this extra time? Jo Ann Jenkins' book "Disrupt Aging," challenges older adults to rethink aging. AARP takes the concept even farther with "Disrupt Aging" stories and a push to rethink ageist beliefs and preconceived notions of what it means age, retire and everything else that goes along with getting older.
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Your Aging Journey - Make it your Own
Talking about "disrupting aging", read about the journey of one senior to live the end of her life on her terms with her family's help. Read more about Norma Jean Bauerschmidt's last great adventure. This is how to live your live your like you own it and it is yours to do with as you want.
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Alzheimer's and Other Dementias
Read the article from Robin William's widow about their journey with what turned out to be Lewy Body Disease (LBD). The article is a good reminder that not all dementia is Alzheimer's.
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More about Lewy Body Disease
From the Lewy Body Dementia Association read about the 10 things you should know about Lewy Body Dementia (often referred to as LBD).
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More about Drones
For all we hear about the negative aspects of drones, check out this video of the northern lights in Iceleand documented with a drone and edited into an impressive video from Ozzo Photography of Iceland.
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Amazing Photographs
Sometimes it is great to just admire something that is inspiring. Check out the photographs from Daan Krans and Christiaan (JPC) van Heijst. Both Daan and Christiann are professional photographers with years of experience in aviation and aviation photography.Their website is Amazing Aviation and their photography is amazing.

Talking about Diabetes and Diet
Interesting article about how diet impacts diabetes and in particular how changing to a moderate to low-carb, lower-fat, calorie-restricted diet can impact diabetes and the need for insulin.
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Talking about Food Resources - SNAP
SNAP offers nutrition assistance to millions of eligible, low-income individuals and families. The Food and Nutrition Service works with State agencies, nutrition educators, and neighborhood and faith-based organizations.
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Take a Stand (On Social Security)
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Oct 2016 - Virtual Dementia Tour
The Virtual Dementia Tour is the original and ground-breaking, evidence-based and scientifically proven method of building a greater understanding of dementia through the use of patented sensory tools and instruction based on research conducted by P.K. Beville, M.S., a specialist in geriatrics and the founder of Second Wind Dreams - LEARN MORE

Oct 2016 - Disrupt Dementia and Aging - Life's Most Dangerous Game
Dr. Bill Thomas, one of the most innovative and creative thinkers working in medicine today, brings a radical new approach to growth and aging through his modern day American Chautauqua movement the Age of Disruption Tour. Barnstorming the country in a rock n' roll tour bus, Dr. Bill Thomas is engaging with communities passion building new and vastly more rewarding visions of aging - LEARN MORE

Oct 2016 - Alzheimer's Association Classes & Workshops
The Alzheimer's Association can help you get the information you need about memory loss and dementia - LEARN MORE

Oct 2016 - Find a Walk with a Doc Event
Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle - LEARN MORE

Oct 2016 - Edible Communities
Edible Communities is striving to transform the way consumers shop for food, cook, eat and relate to locally grown food

Oct 2016 - Dementia Care with Teepa Snow
Join Senior Helpers and Teepa Snow for Understanding Dementia Care seminars that will provide essential information on how to have a positive and meaningful relationship with loved ones with Alzheimer's and dementia - LEARN MORE

Oct 20 - 23, 2016
Sage-ing International 2016 Conference
The Sage-ing International is a community of elders, elders-to-be and professionals who are exploring new ways of aging.

Oct 20, 2016
Aging and Dying In Place Panel - Aurora, CO
Join Colorado VNA, the CU Division of Geriatrics and experts from a variety of fields as we engage in a lively conversation about what it means to older adults and their families to age and die in place.

Oct 22, 2016
Make A Difference Day
On October 22nd, volunteers from across the country will unite for Make A Difference Day, one of the largest annual single-days of service nationwide -  LEARN MORE

Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2016
LeadingAge Annual Meeting and Expo - Indianpolis, IN
The 2016 LeadingAge Annual Meeting & EXPO is a unique opportunity for those that serve older adults to explore the aging experience. The event is aimed towards professionals that serve seniors - LEARN MORE

Nov 10, 2016
Thinking BIG - An Evening with Dr. Jennifer Arnold
- Pittsburgh, PA

There are no small words to describe Dr. Jennifer Arnold: neonatologist, cancer survivor, television star of TLC's The Little Couple, best-selling author and adoptive parent. Family Hospice and Palliative Care is honored to welcome her for a fundraising event "Thinking BIG: An Evening with Dr. Jennifer Arnold."

Dec 2 - 4, 2016
Abilities Expo - DC Metro
Abilities Expo is a resource where people with disabilities, their families, seniors, vets, caregivers and healthcare professionals gain knowledge and empowerment - LEARN MORE

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