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Alzheimer’s Care: When Ronald Regan announced to the world that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 1994, he joined one of approximately 2 million American’s suffering from this degenerative brain disease (Rothman, 2016). A little over twenty years later, we now have more than 5 million people who have been diagnosed and are in various stages of the disease process. Prolonged life expectancy, the number of baby-boomers reaching an older age, and the advances in science and early detection have all contributed to this increase.Read More
Senior Nutrition & Wellness: There are tons of foods that are marketed as healthy. Sometimes you need to pay a little extra attention to really figure out whether something is good for you or not so good for you. A lot of marketers realize that there is a big need for healthy foods, however, sometimes the claims are slightly over exaggerated. Some items named as healthy can be far from it. Foods that are truly healthy for you will not have a healthy label. For example, broccoli is not going to have a “low fat”, “high in fiber”, “Great source of vitamins”, “gluten free”, label on it because it’s broccoli and everybody knows it’s awesome for you.Read More
You’ve been taking care of an aging parent for quite some time. Whether it’s your mother or father, you are a caregiver, whether you realize it or not. It’s not always easy for family members to consider themselves caregivers because they feel this is their responsibility, something they are required to do because of everything…Read More
Depression is a mood disorder that can cause symptoms that effect the way we sleep, the way we eat, our level of activity – it can effect everything! Read more.Read More
There are many reasons why people might be at an increased risk of a return trip to the hospital. It doesn’t matter whether the individual is in their 20s, 50s, 70s, or 90s. When a person is not doing what’s necessary for their recovery, when they don’t feel there’s any benefit to exercise, changing their…Read More
Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Hydration is very important for many physiological functions and especially at this time of the year. Proper hydration helps to digest food more efficiently, eliminate waste products from the body, control the temperature, make sure that joints move well, and that overall energy production is stable. Your hydration level also has a significant impact on cognitive performance.Read More
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