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Seek Out Sunlight
Seeking out sunlight, especially in the winter, helps set the body's circadian rhythms.
Seeking out sunlight, especially in the winter, helps set the body's circadian rhythms.
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Increasing the amount of light that people with dementia are exposed to each day improves their memory and cognitive abilities. This is especially true among those who tend to become depressed during the winter months, when there is less light. Seeking out light first thing in the morning helps set the body's circadian rhythms and, apparently, improves memory.


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