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April 5th, 2016 2016 Alzheimer's Disease Statistics

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most common form of dementia. It is a degenerative condition that involves progressive brain cell failure. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. An estimated 5.4 million Americans...

April 4th, 2016 8 Benefits of Walking

It’s easy to take it for granted. Walking is such a natural action. We do it every day – at work, while shopping, while taking out the garbage and while visiting friends and family. Many people think the only way to exercise is by running or...

November 25th, 2015 Smooth Traveling for Seniors This Holiday Season

The holidays are here. In addition to all of the great food, family, friends and fun, there are also nuisances that can only grow more difficult without preparation. Travel is necessary, yet can be troublesome during the holidays. Some drive only...

August 7th, 2015 Eye Health: Do You Know Myth from Fact?

Knowing the facts is important in general, but especially when it pertains to your health. We've all heard at least some of the following statements about eye sight, like wearing the wrong glasses can harm your eyesight or reading small print can...

February 27th, 2015 Tips to Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the fourth-most common cancer in the United States and the second-leading cause of death from cancer? And since March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, we wanted to provide some helpful information about...

September 5th, 2014 3 Tips for Helping a Parent Who May Not Want the Help

Many adult children tread lightly when it comes to the health of an aging loved one, especially when it could threaten independence. And, sadly, it often takes an incident of some sort before families feel that "enough is enough" and have the...

March 28th, 2014 9 Things to Toss During Spring Cleaning

The weather is starting to turn and it's time to indulge in the annual spring cleaning ritual. Clean out your garage, tidy up your place and prepare your living area for the season ahead. But spring cleaning doesn't just have to be about cleaning,...

February 27th, 2014 Tips for Organizing Important Documents for Elder Care

Spring is almost upon us, bringing with it the annual tradition of long spring cleaning and organization to-do lists. Usually these tasks primarily involve our homes and living spaces, but what about important documents? When it comes to turning...

July 18th, 2013 Tips for Keeping Seniors Cool and Avoiding Heat Exhaustion

With temperatures scorching throughout the country this summer, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) wants people to be cool. According to a CDC study published in the June 6 journal Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 650...

July 3rd, 2013 How Do You Get Skin Cancer?

With summer here, so, too, comes sunny skies and humidity, which means people will venture outside, but sometimes danger can lurk - skin cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, skin cancer is the most common of all cancers. It accounts...

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