When it comes to communication and Alzheimer's Disease, each stage—and every patient—is unique, says Sue Durkin, an advanced practice nurse and certified clinical nurse specialist for geriatrics at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital in Downers Grove, Illinois, near Chicago. "Some days are great days and other days are really bad days for them," she says.

At 70 years young, Paul Critchlow joined Pfizer this past summer as our “Senior Intern” after retiring in 2015 from a long career in journalism, government and finance.

Do you know your current cholesterol levels? What about the last time you had a tetanus shot? It’s important to keep track of personal health information—including any medications you’re taking, known allergies, doctor’s appointments, your weight and body mass index, and your vaccination history—because doing so offers many benefits.

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