Urine: What A Urinanlysis Test Says About Your Health

Urine is a watery, typically yellowish fluid stored in the bladder and discharged through the urethra. Also, it is one of the body’s chief means of eliminating excess water, salt, and urea- a nitrogen compound. Doctors administer a urinanlysis test to detect illnesses such as urinary tract infections, kidney disease and…...

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Alzheimer’s Caregivers Course at Putnam Ridge

Are you a caregiver to someone with mid-to-late stage Alzheimer’s disease? Do you struggle with finding the right words, or need to know how to cope with changing behaviors? Join us at Putnam Ridge for a FREE Caregiver Communication course on Thursday, October 12th, from 6 PM to 8 PM,…...

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Kaiser donates $500,000 to Hurricane Harvey Mental Health Relief Effort

Kaiser Permanente has donated $500,000 to support mental health resources for those affected by Hurricane Harvey in Texas, marking the first time the health system has specifically targeted mental and emotional health needs as a part of disaster relief funding. Read More->...

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Osteoporosis Symptom And Treatment Facts You Need

Osteoporosis means “porous bones.” Our bones are strongest at about age 30, then begin losing density. More than 10 million Americans have osteoporosis, which increases the risk of fracture. About half of women 50 and older will have an osteoporosis-related fracture in their lifetime.   Osteoporosis Symptoms One symptom is back…...

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5 Reasons Frozen Fruits And Vegetables Are Better Than Fresh

Frozen fruits and vegetables are better than fresh? You’re kidding, right? That’s really hard to believe.  But, it’s true. They last longer and are often more affordable than fresh fruits and vegetables. And, moreover, frozen is as nutritious as fresh according to research by the USDA.  Here are five reasons why…...

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Hypertension. Lower Your Blood Pressure Naturally

Hypertension is at epidemic proportions here in the United States. The American Heart Association says that 25 per cent of American men between the ages of 35 and 44 suffer from hypertension. Astonishingly, 9 per cent of men between 20 and 34, also have high blood pressure. Hypertension Natural Remedies…...

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Rem Sleep, Dementia, and Memory Loss Are All Linked, Study Shows

REM (Rapid Eye Movement Sleep) sleep is critically important for mental health, mood, as well as memory processing. Seniors who spend less time in REM (dream stage) each night are more likely to develop dementia  and memory loss as they age. REM Sleep Importance Sleep moves through five distinct phases each…...

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New 5 Star Review For Putnam Ridge!

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Foods That Prematurely Age Your Skin. Senior Citizens Beware.

The foods we eat significantly affect the look of our skin. Anything that impairs collagenases, the process of producing the protein collagen, may make your skin appear older. Collagen makes your skin look tight and bouncy. Here we list several foods that prematurely age your skin. Stay away from them.…...

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