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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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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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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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Heart Patch Mends Broken Hearts

A heart patch developed by scientists at the University of Toronto repairs damaged cardiac tissue. Heart Patch, How it Works  Cardiac tissues are severely damaged following an attack.  However, implanting patches on the heart surface can be tricky, as open surgery is risky for many patients after an attack. An alternative for…...

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Stroke Victims Recovery Looks Promising With New Injectable Gel

Researchers at the UCLA have developed an injectable gel that promotes tissue regeneration and wound healing in the brains of stroke victims. Background-The Body Tissue Healing Process Damaged body cell tissue heals and regenerates through cell adhesion and cell migration. In cell adhesion, new cells “stick” to the materials between cells,…...

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World’s Oldest man and Auschwitz Survivor Passes On

VIA BBC News The world’s oldest man – the only member of his immediate family to survive the Holocaust – has died at the age of 113. Polish-born Yisrael Kristal died on Friday, a month before he was due to turn 114, Israeli media reported. Mr Kristal, who lived in…...

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Exercise Is Key To Your Good Health

Exercise is imperative to maintain your good health. It benefits your brain and improves your mood, muscle tone, and overall health. Moreover, it is very helpful in losing weight and keeping it off.   Exercise  The five best exercise regimens as per Dr. Luiza Petre, Board Certified Cardiologist and Weight Management…...

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Putnam Ridge’s first barbecue picnic of the season a success!

  The annual barbecue picnic at Putnam Ridge proved to be not only delicious but fun with friends.  Featuring an array of classic barbecue favorites, the award-winning chef, Carmelo Melillo, provided food and fun for the many guest attending.  Many groups came to socialize and joy each other’s company while…...

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View of Sunset From Putnam Ridge!

Look at the magnificent photo I received yesterday from our very own Bonnie Leavy! This is a photo of  sunset from the ridge!     Summer has brought beautiful sunset to the Putnam Ridge campus situated atop of Mt. Ebo. Come take a tour of our newly renovated center and…...

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Putnam Ridge In Brewster Receives Praise Online

We received a fantastic new review today from Juliann Romanello, who was with us recently for rehab! Congrats to our staff on a fantastic job! Click on the snapshot to read the review.  ...

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