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March 9th, 2017 World Kidney Day

Do you know what your kidneys do for you? You know, those bean shaped organs in your lower back area? They are a pretty important part of our anatomy since they assist in flushing out toxins and excess water from the blood, assist in controlling...

March 7th, 2017 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day!

In 2008 a day was created to celebrate registered dietitian nutritionists and other food professionals who work towards creating healthy lifestyles for individuals. Nutrition can be a difficult subject to understand, especially today with the...

February 28th, 2017 What Is Sepsis and How Can BrightStar Care Help?

Sepsis (Septicemia) is one of the most common reasons individuals are readmitted to the hospital after a procedure or treatment for another condition, but many people do not know what it is. In addition to health concerns, this can also cause...

February 28th, 2017 "Use It or Lose It"

In an article published by Time's website titled If You Want to Avoid Dementia, Here's What to Know, written by Alice Park, she wrote about those who utilize their brains more, tend to have lower rates of dementia and cognitive issues later in...

February 21st, 2017 Self-Care for Caregivers

Working as a caregiver, whether you are a family member, friend, or trained PCA, HHA, or CNA, you know that the job requires energy, stamina, and compassion. It can be demanding of the caregiver physically, mentally, and emotionally, and...

February 17th, 2017 Staying Busy on the Weekend

Need ideas of what to do this weekend? How about.... Chair exercises. You can go on the computer to find exercise routines via YouTube, or purchase a video at a local department store such as Target or Wal*Mart, even the library.Go for a walk ...

February 15th, 2017 Tips on Healthy Aging

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases offers a publication and detailed information on healthy tips for older and aging adults. With work schedules, and families, one may neglect taking care of themselves, but...

February 14th, 2017 Valentine's Day for Seniors

Usually, Valentine's Day is a time to do something extra for your loved ones--family and friends--to show they are loved. But for some seniors, it can be a day of heartache and sadness as they remember a spouse or special friend who has passed on,...

February 14th, 2017 Tips for Leading a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

February is American Heart Month, making it the perfect time to commit to living a healthier lifestyle. Family history is one major risk factor for heart disease, but an unhealthy diet, lack of exercise, smoking, and being overweight can also...

February 9th, 2017 Simple Outings for Seniors

Going out and about is something we all do. Whether it is for running errands and doing shopping, or going to a movie, to the park, or a museum--getting out into the community is great stimulation for anyone. You are able to experience new things,...

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