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How To Prevent Heart Disease At Any Age

Taking proper care of your heart requires a lifestyle commitment that not everyone is willing to make. People of all ages can get caught up in bad habits like smoking, unhealthy eating, and lack of exercise. Celebrate American Heart Month this February with the American Heart Association by evaluating your focus on heart health. Live […]

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The Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease – Dr. Reisberg

The Seven Stages of Alzheimer’s was developed by Barry Reisberg, M.D.. Reisberg is a clinical director of the New York University of Medicine’s Aging and Dementia Research Center. These seven stages make up a general guide to show the progression of Alzheimer’s. Each person responds differently to the onset of the disease, therefore making it […]

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The Benefits of Yoga for Aging Adults

Finding activities that keep seniors active in their daily lives can be challenging. Recent studies have shown how yoga can be beneficial for both the minds and bodies of aging adults. If you or a loved one are looking for low-impact, low-resistance exercise, consider taking a yoga class or learning the positions at home with […]

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Tips for Treating and Diagnosing Hypoglycemia – Need to Know

Hypoglycemia is a common problem for diabetic patients, however people without diabetes can suffer from it as well. Regardless of your risk, it is important to learn about safely preventing, detecting, and treating its symptoms. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), hypoglycemia is a condition distinguished by abnormally low blood glucose (sugar) levels. Blood glucose […]

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Improving Breast Cancer Awareness for Seniors

The National Institute for Health recognizes breast cancer as one of the most deadly forms of cancer for American women between the ages of 45-85. As technology and health care have improved, the fatality rate for breast cancer has decreased. However, the number of new cases of breast cancer has increased steadily for years. Increasing Awareness Is […]

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Living with Cardiovascular Disease (CVD)

Throughout my high school years, the dean would typically end the morning announcements with the same reminder: to pursue “in all things, ladies and gentlemen, moderation.” But for young teenagers who smirked at any suggestions of restraint, his message was often lost in translation throughout the course of that very same day. Sometimes we need […]

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VIDEO: Why Choose A Place at Home?

Why Choose A Place at Home? Why Choose A Place at Home? Posted by A Place at Home, LLC – Omaha on Friday, May 22, 2015 About A Place at Home Our mission is to be an in-home care agency providing Compassionate Care delivered by Passionate Professionals who advocate for the health and wellness of those who […]

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What Are My Rights and Responsibilities As A Client?

If you have ever checked in at a hospital for an overnight stay, you may have had to sign some documents related to your “patient’s rights & responsibilities.” Your patient’s rights will include detailed instructions for how the hospital will administer your care. Typically, a hospital will also outline your responsibilities as a patient. While […]

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Failing Vision Tied to Higher Mortality Rates Among Seniors

While it may seem common for aging adults to experience a decline in eyesight, failing vision can put seniors at a dangerously higher mortality risk by complicating even the most basic parts of their daily routines. In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on Ophthalmology, research suggests that the […]

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