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July News: Be Cool During Summer Heat

Heat Index Heat illness occurs when your body can’t keep itself cool. As the temperature rises, your body produces sweat to stay cool. The heat index measures the air temperature plus the effects of humidity.  If the temperature is 90 degrees, for instance, and the relative humidity is 70%, the air feels as though it’s 106 […]

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June News: You Can Be Pain Free

Pain Affects Your Life Persistent pain saps energy and disrupts sleep. It can interfere with work and leisure activities and worsen other medical conditions. Pain is often under-reported because of fear of addiction. Your pain may not be addressed successfully by your primary doctor. You may have a specific type of pain. You may have […]

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May News: Eating and Drinking for Health

Getting Proper Nutrition? Proper nutrition aids the function of the digestive, circulatory and nervous systems. It can ward off potential health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Because your metabolism slows with age, it is important that the calories we take in, are from nutrient-rich foods. Healthy fats (seeds, nuts, avocados, fatty […]

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April News: Smart Moves for Arthritis

Smart Moves There are many things you can do to help alleviate the pain of arthritis. Some exercise and certain medicines can help depending on what kind of arthritis you have! Osteoarthritis (OA) develops when the cartilage that pads the joints begins to wear away. Bones rub against each other causing pain and stiffness. OA most […]

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March News – Special Edition on COVID-19

What are we doing to protect our clients and families? Read the below letter to find out!

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March News – Be AWake to Memory Care

Be AWake to Memory Care Get Better Organized! If you put things in their proper places, they will be there when you look for them. Car keys, for example, should go back on the key holder, the drawer, your purse or wherever you decide the proper place for them. Always put them there and they […]

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Elderly woman coughing during pulmonary exam with a pulmonologist.

February News: Respiratory and Lung Health

Your Lungs Change with Age The lungs have two main functions. One is to get oxygen from the air into the body. The other is to remove carbon dioxide from the body. Oxygen is needed by the body to work properly. Carbon dioxide is a waste gas the body produces when it uses oxygen. Changes […]

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January News: Fall Prevention

Don’t Stumble and Tumble It’s important to prevent a fall especially for seniors. A fall can spell big trouble. It can land you squarely in the hospital and reduce your independence. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 25 percent of seniors age 65 and older suffer a fall every year. Many suffer […]

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December News – Troublesome Insomnia

Older Adults Experience Insomnia According to the National Sleep Foundation, 44% of older persons experience one or more nighttime symptoms of insomnia several nights per week. Insomnia may be chronic (lasting over one month) or acute (lasting a few days or weeks). Insomnia can take a toll on a person’s health. Insomnia can cause excessive […]

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November News – Healthy Holiday Eating

Salty Snack Alert Curb Your Salt Intake Some salt is necessary to maintain the proper balance of body fluids. But too much salt is not good especially for senior. Too much salt causes the kidneys to retain water which increases blood volume and blood pressure. Reduce your salt intake! This can help fend off heart […]

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