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Illness and Disease

Talking to People with Alzheimer’s

There is no easy way to live with Alzheimer’s or to care for those with Alzheimer’s. This type of dementia affects over 5.5 million Americans. The care begins with understanding the disease and being able to talk to those who are affected. People with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia can be difficult to talk…

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Osteoporosis: ACP Updated Treatment Guidelines

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition that increases bone fragility, making them prone to fracture. Loss of bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue is the result. The condition can affect all bones but the hip, wrist, and spine bones are more prone to breaking. Osteoporosis has become a growing problem in healthcare. About…

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Kidney Friendly Thanksgiving

In honor of National Diabetes Month, we have put together a short list of best and worst items for those with diabetes to eat. Hopefully, this will help you develop your Thanksgiving menu if you are expecting diabetic guests. Below is a list of some of the worst choices you can serve someone with Diabetes…

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Combatting Holiday Loneliness

Happiness and joy around the holidays are often taken for granted but that is not the case for everyone. While we are celebrating with family and friends, there are those around us who can feel lonely and isolated during this time of year. The elderly, particularly, can have a difficult time with the holiday season.…

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September is Prostate Health Month

September is recognized as Prostate Health Month and also Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. It has been proclaimed by the White House! Why is there a month devoted to Prostate Health? About 180,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year, and almost 26,000 die from it in the US alone. Early detection is the key…

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What is Cholesterol & Why Are We So Concerned About it?

September is Cholesterol Education Month! (Along with Prostate Health Month, Healthy Aging Month, and many more.) So what exactly is cholesterol and what is the big deal about it? What is Cholesterol? You may be surprised to learn that cholesterol itself is not bad! Your body produces it like it produces many other things to keep your…

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Heat Stroke

What is Heat Stroke? Heat stroke is considered a medical emergency. If you suspect that someone has heat stroke or sunstroke, call 911 immediately. Heat stroke results from prolonged exposure to high temperatures and is usually in combination with dehydration. These two things combined can lead to failure of the body’s temperature control system. The medical…

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Early Signs of Alzheimer's

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are ten early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory and reasoning skills and eventually affects their ability to perform daily living activities. Most people with Alzheimer’s disease need in-home care and eventually full-time care whether at home or…

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Types of Dementia

In honor if June being Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month, we are focusing some of our blogs this month on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. You can find out more about this Awareness month here. Dementia is a general term for memory loss and the loss of other mental abilities severe enough to interfere with daily…

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