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Living with a Positive Outlook Despite the Diagnosis: Real People, Real Stories

HazelMinnickCreditSteven_Marino_PhotographyThe idea that some people can stay positive after receiving a dementia diagnosis seems surprising to many, yet when faced with adversity we have only two choices — make the best of what is in front of us, or live with negativity. No one is suggesting that living with a positive outlook after being given a diagnosis for any serious disease is easy, but negative thinking is risky for your overall health, while positive thinking has health benefits.

Read the full article on HealthCentral with stories from people living positively with after a dementia diagnosis: 

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