Posts Tagged ‘skilled nursing care’

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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New Super Microscope Shows Alzheimer’s In Brain Detail

A super microscope developed by researchers at Purdue University can now show you high resolution molecular details of Alzheimer’s disease.       For years scientists have unsuccessfully searched for ways to track the amyloid plaques, the best known marker of Alzheimer’s. Amyloid plaques are one of the two brain abnormalities that define Alzheimer’s disease.…

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Walmart To Offer Skilled Nursing Care? Reality Or Rumor

Walmart, the retail giant, just might expand to the most unlikeliest of places; the skilled nursing home industry.   The Bentonville, Ark.-based retailer and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) are reportedly in the early stages of talks regarding potential collaborations, according to reporting in The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. The details of the alliance remain…

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Telehealth Services To Expand In 2018 As Health Costs Rise

Telehealth services will expand in 2018, medical experts say. With another 5 percent increase in healthcare benefit costs expected in 2018, more U.S. employers will move to telehealth services, according to a recent survey by the National Business Group on Health.   Telehealth Services: Who Gains More employees will indeed have access to telemedicine in 2018, without…

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