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Coffee Linked to Reduced Risk of Common Skin Cancer – Macomb, MI

People who drank the most coffee had the lowest risk Are you pondering that third cup of joe? Go ahead! According to a new study, coffee has been linked to a decreased risk of developing basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. The study was conducted by…

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Fish Reduces Alzheimer’s Risk Regularly eating baked or broiled fish can help preserve brain power, according to new study People who eat baked or broiled fish at least once a week may improve their brain health and cut the risk of developing memory problems or Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study presented today…

Combat Heat-related Illnesses in Older Adults – Grosse Pointe, MI

NIH tips for older adults to combat heat-related illnesses Risk of heat-related problems increases with age Older people can face risks related to hot weather. As people age, their bodies lose some ability to adapt to heat. They may have medical conditions that are worsened by heat. And their medications…

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A Talk with An Elder Driver In the next 20 years, the population of people age 65 and older is expected to reach 70 million. Many of these will be drivers. In fact, right now, there are about 30 million licensed drivers age 65 or older. People under age 75…

Assistive Technology and its Benefits – Macomb County, MI

What is Assistive Technology? Assistive technology is any service or tool that helps the elderly or disabled do the activities they have always done but must now do differently. These tools are also sometimes called “adaptive devices.” Such technology may be something as simple as a walker to make moving…

Your Older Family Member May Need Help – Macomb County, MI

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10 Warning Signs Your Older Family Member May Need Help For many Americans, the Holiday season is one of the few times during the year that adults and their older loved ones spend quality time together. The Holidays may be a time when families face and discuss the difficult decisions…

Forgetfulness in Older Adults – Warren, MI

Many people worry about becoming forgetful. They think forgetfulness is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease. Over the past few years, scientists have learned a lot about memory and why some kinds of memory problems are serious but others are not. Age-Related Changes in Memory Forgetfulness can be a normal…

Benefits of Yoga Exercises for the Elderly – Farmington Hills, MI

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Yoga has been practiced for more than 5,000 years, and currently, close to 11 million Americans are enjoying its health benefits. According to Yoga Journal, 2.9 million Americans age 55 years or older regularly practice yoga for its health benefits, such as increased flexibility, lower blood pressure, easing of aches and…

Celebrity Attention for Alzheimer’s and Dementia – Farmington Hills, MI

University of Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt and recording artist Glen Campbell are the latest in a long list of celebrities diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, an incurable disease that gradually causes a decline in a person’s cognitive abilities. The 59-year-old Summitt informed her fans and followers in a video of her…

Home Modifications – Macomb County, MI

What are Home Modifications? Home modifications are changes made to adapt living spaces to meet the needs of people with physical limitations so that they can continue to live independently and safely. These modifications may include adding assistive technology or making structural changes to a home. Modifications can range from…