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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…...

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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.…...

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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…...

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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…...

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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…...

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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…...

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Smile At A Senior Citizen, Their Health And Yours Will Thank You

A smile is a great response to stress. Often, senior citizens are under great stress due to poor health, loneliness, money, or concern for their children. Give them a great big, wide smile. They’ll feel better and so will you.         Smile: Alleviates Stress Most people don’t…...

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EHR App Wars: Apple vs Epic, Who’s Winning The Battle?

EHR (Electronic Health Records) mobile apps have become the rage and latest frontier in modernizing health records and improving patient care. These mobile portals together with telemedicine, greatly benefit from modern technology and provide improved patient care. Two giants, Apple and Epic are currently racing to come up with the best…...

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Avocado Provides What You Need To Stay Healthy

Avocado is and has been a favorite topic of social media for some time. They have been called “America’s new favorite fruit.”  Turns out, avocados are popular for good reason. Not only are they delicious, they’re packed with vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients that can help keep you healthy.  …...

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Pneumonia, What You Should Know To Stay Safe

Pneumonia left untreated can cause serious illness to young kids, the elderly, and people who have other health problems. Find out what makes it so dangerous.     Pneumonia: What Is It? Pneumonia starts when a virus, fungus, or bacterium gets into one of your lungs. (If it’s in both…...

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