Weight Reduction In Seniors Achievable By Eating Nuts

Weight reduction by senior citizens can be achieved by eating nuts. That’s right, two recent studies show that replacing red meat, processed meat, French fries, and soda in your diet with nuts, will keep your weight down. This indeed, is great news for seniors. Two new studies suggest that a small daily serving of nuts…

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Activity Guidelines For Seniors Revised By Health Human Services

Activity guidelines for seniors and all other age groups have just been revised by the Department of Health & Human Services.   The new revised second edition is based on the latest research that clearly shows that physical activity brings more health benefits than previously identified.         Activity Guidelines: What You Should…

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Dental Care For Seniors Affects Their Overall Health, Longevity

Dental care for seniors is not an oxymoron. Indeed, many grandparents still have some to a lot of their own teeth and therefore it’s very important that they take good care for them.   According to the American Dental Association, (ADA),  75 percent of people over the age of 65 now keep at least some…

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Smoking Damage Still Hazardous 16 Years After You Quit

Smoking can do terrible damage to your lungs, heart, and blood circulation. The dangers signs and warning are everywhere. Of course, to quit smoking is very difficult and the first question a smoker asks is: How soon will I recover? How long will it take for the damage to become undone? A study just released…

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Antibiotics Resistance Reversed With Simple Molecular Alteration

Antibiotics resistance is a serious problem in treating illnesses. Drug resistance develops every time someone uses an antibiotic drug, as a small population of resistant microbes still survives. As more antibiotics are taken, this resistance increases as the resistant germs dominate and connect themselves to other microbes. Indeed, a global review published in 2016 reports…

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Social Isolation In Seniors Alleviated With New Therapies

Social isolation and loneliness in seniors is more prevalent than people realize. Several research studies show that social isolation is a huge health risk for seniors. They are more likely to have a heart attack or stroke, to develop type 2 diabetes and suffer from cognitive decline. Also, they’re twice as likely to die prematurely.  …

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Virtual Reality Helps Seniors Cope With Alzheimer’s Disease

Virtual reality (VR), is an interactive, three-dimensional immersive computer experience that’s viewed through goggles. The technology, became a favorite with video-gamers, and is now very popular with older Americans, health care professionals, and caregivers.   Increasingly, adult communities and skilled nursing homes are using VR for enrichment and to help dementia patients trigger positive memories.…

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