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Early Onset Alzheimer’s; What You Need To Know

Early onset Alzheimer’s disease is not typically associated with older adults aged 65+. That age group is diagnosed with the full-blown version of this terrible illness. In facet, the early onset most often occurs in adults younger than 65 years of age. Alzheimer’s is a degenerative disease, which means it will only get worse over…

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Meditation 12 Minutes Daily Can Reverse Alzheimer’s Advancement

Meditation for 12 minutes every day can reverse and even stop the advancement of Alzheimer’s disease, a recent scientific study reports.  This is really an incredible finding, as to date, despite extensive research and billions of research dollars spent, no cure is available. Improvements were found by measuring cognitive function, mood, sleep, and the quality…

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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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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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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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Weight Loss In Seniors Reduces Knee Arthritis Pain

Weight loss in senior citizens can reduce symptoms as well as the pain of knee arthritis. Recent research shows that seniors can really help their knee arthritis by losing at least 20% of their weight.   Studies show that millions of older adults have stiff, painful knees caused by arthritis. This disease causes a breakdown…

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Apple New Watch Measures Your ECG And If You Fall Down

Apple this week announced their new Watch Series 4 which features ECG ability as well as detecting if you take a slip or fall down. Both apps were tested and confirmed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USFDA).   The new Apple Watch Series 4 will go on sale in the United States on…

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Men’s Health Month is This Month Of June, Stay Healthy

Men’s health month is this month, June 2018. It got its start back in 1994 when Congress passed a bill declaring the week before Father’s Day as Men’s Health Week. This year, it is observed June 11-17. All men are encouraged to wear blue and all of us are encouraged to show our support by…

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Skilled Nursing Homes Provides Stellar Short, Long Term Alzheimer’s Care

A skilled nursing home provides valuable short term and long term care and rehabilitation services for people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is an incurable brain disease and its statistics are frightening. It causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. For example, 1…

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National Skilled Nursing Home Week May 13-19 2018

This entire week, May 13-19, 2018 is National Skilled Nursing Home Week. It was formerly known as National Nursing Home Week. This years 2018 theme is “Celebrating Life’s Stories”. This acknowledgement and praise for the skilled nursing fraternity was established by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) in 1967 and always begins on Mother’s Day.…

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