Deborah Kan (left), founder of the Being Patient website, with her mother Alvera, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Photo: Courtesy of Deborah Kan

9 tips on avoiding Alzheimer’s and where to turn when a loved one suffers

  • Angry at the quality of Alzheimer’s information available online after her mother was diagnosed, Deborah Kan set up her own website, Being Patient
  • Exercise, meditation and laughter among the website’s tips for keeping the brain healthy into old age
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Deborah Kan (left), founder of the Being Patient website, with her mother Alvera, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Photo: Courtesy of Deborah Kan
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Bhakti Mathur

Bhakti Mathur

Bhakti took to writing in 2010 when she created the popular Amma, Tell Me series of children’s picture books about Indian festivals and mythology. After a long stint as a banker, she now juggles her time between her writing, her passion for yoga and long-distance running, and her family.