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Have Great Posture as You Age

  Having good posture minimizes stress on your back by keeping your muscles and bones in their natural positions as well as making your movements more fluid and efficient. Poor posture, on the other hand, can create a variety of health problems. It can impede breathing, blood circulation, digestion, organ functions and overall alertness. Slouching…
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Arthritis Symptoms & Care

  Arthritis is one of the most common diseases in the US. Millions of adults and half of all people age 65 and older are troubled by this disease. Arthritis is best known as a condition of painful, stiff joints. In fact, there are a variety of symptoms. Most arthritis is chronic, with symptoms lasting…
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June is Men’s Health Month!

If you are feeling worn down as a caregiver for an aging loved one, you are not alone. You may feel isolated, at times, desperately needing the support of others and seeking guidance as to how to make your life a little easier.  One thing is for sure, all across the country many of us are…
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101 Things To Do With Someone with Dementia

Activities help to give purpose and meaning. Make each activity success-oriented, failure-free. Here are 101 ideas: Make collage from magazine Put together nuts and bolts Bake cookies Read paper Invite children to visit Read a letter out loud Listen to music Parachute game Color/Paint Make lemonade Wipe off table Talk about gardening Make Pigs-in-a-Blanket Spelling…
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Getting Educated About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, irreversible disorder of the brain and the most common form of dementia. The disease affects the cognitive parts of the brain that are involved in thinking, remembering, and using language. It can severely impair a person’s ability to carry out day-to-day activities. The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s Dementia isn’t…
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