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Seniors with Alzheimer’s: Retaining Short-Term and Long-Term Memory

Alzheimer’s is known to be a progressive disease, that affects memory. Seniors with Alzheimer’s suffer from the worry of how the disease will affect them in the future. As a result, many seniors focus actively on how can they go about retaining short-term and long-term memory.   How Alzheimer’s Affects the Memory Amyloid deposits on…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has proudly led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an engaging public awareness campaign in March of each year. This campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of…

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National Nutrition Month

“Eat Right, Bite by Bite!” March is National Nutrition Month! We encourage everyone to focus on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

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Honoring Low Vision Awareness Month

By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision is when even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people have difficulty seeing, which makes everyday tasks difficult to do. For people…

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Autoimmune Disease: Symptoms, Causes, And Treatments

Sometimes, the autoimmune system may attack the body as if there is an actual threat. This can lead to inflammation, plus damage to joints, nerves, and muscles. Autoimmune: Why Attacks On Healthy Bodies? Researchers think two things have to happen for you to have an autoimmune disorder. First, genetics plays a role. Then it could…

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Winter Safety For Senior Citizens

Guest Blog by Josephine Levin Whether it’s Jack Frost nipping at the window pane or the sound of rain splattering on the windows, winter presents extra challenges for seniors, whether they remain indoors or venture out. Here are some tips to stay safe. Falls, Fractures and Hip Protectors Seniors are more prone to falling, even…

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What is A “Qualifying Hospital Stay,” For Admission To A Rehab Facility?

The House re-introduced a bill last month seeking to rescind a long-standing Medicare provision that restricts beneficiaries from receiving rehabilitation services in skilled nursing facilities (SNFs). The bill is called the Creating Access to Rehabilitation for Every Senior Act (H.R. 4701), or the CARES Act of 2017. It would eliminate Medicare’s current prior three-day hospitalization requirement…

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Senior Blues: Understanding The Line Between Sadness and Depression

Sooner or later, everyone gets the blues. Feeling sadness, loneliness, or grief when you go through a difficult life experience is part of being human. And most of the time, you can continue to function. You know that in time you will bounce back, and you do. But what if you don’t bounce back? What…

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Bad Habits Can Lead You To Disease And Serious Health Problems

Bad habits, many of which you’re probably not even aware of doing, can actually lead you to getting sick and contracting serious illness. A bad habit is a negative behaviour pattern. Common examples include: procrastination, overspending, nail-biting and too much time watching television or using a computer.       Bad Habits: Cracking Knuckles Cfrac,king knuckles may lead to arthritis. A substance…

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Diabetes Control With Regular Scheduled Exercise

Exercise is especially important if you have diabetes. Regular scheduled workouts can lower your blood sugar and blood pressure, boost your energy, and improve sleep. For seniors, high impact exercises are unnecessary as there are plenty of other options.       Diabetes: Walking It’s a simple way to get exercise and fresh air. It…

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