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Watch the Salt!!  The Health Risks of a High Sodium, Low Potassium Diet The news is alarming and, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a change in diet is a must: Americans who eat a diet high in sodium and low in potassium have a 50 percent increased risk…

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With winter months approaching, it’s time to put the golf clubs and short sleeve shirts away, and break out the winter coats.  It’s also time to start thinking about winter safety, especially when it comes to the elderly. According the National Institute of Health, more than 1 in 3 Americans…

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Your Chronological Age is Different from Your Biological Age A groundbreaking new study confirms that people age at different rates. Rejoice, for your chronological age is, in fact, just a number! However, your biological age can reveal a great deal about your general health and the rate at which you…

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New Study Addresses Caregivers’ Questions about Donepezil For the vast majority of the aging population, avoiding placement in a nursing home or assisted living facility is a top priority. There are countless ways to go about this, such as hiring in-home care services or using home and community-based services to…

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Older Adults and Exercise Warm weather months allow us to take advantage of the beautiful weather. It is the perfect time of year to step outside, listen to the birds sing, stop and smell the flowers, and let the sunshine lighten our mood and lift our spirits. It is also…

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Alzheimer’s Patients And Caregivers Today, America’s biopharmaceutical research companies highlighted the 98 new medicines in the pipeline for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, either in clinical trials or awaiting FDA review. Researchers, patients, caregivers, advocacy groups and students gathered at the University of South Florida Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute to…

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Brain Health and Home Care Our understanding of brain health has grown by giant leaps over the past few decades. Sophisticated new imaging technologies allow researchers to observe the working of the brain in ways that would have seemed like science fiction only a few years ago. This research has…

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Keep Healthy With These Superfoods 5 Superfoods For Health When Food Network chef Dave Lieberman and New York Times science writer Anahad O’Connor surveyed the growing pantheon of so-called superfoods, they found many that were health-promoting powerhouses — but also many that were expensive, tricky to cook with and not…

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Better Caregiving at Doctor Visits Afraid to ask questions of your loved one’s physicians? Try these tips to increase your self-confidence as a caregiver in the doctor’s office: 1. Nothing increases self-confidence more than knowledge and experience. If you are very familiar with your loved one’s symptoms, disease, medical condition, medications,…

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 Is home care right for my loved one or me? It’s natural to want to stay at home as you grow older—most seniors hope to be able to. However, taking a step back to look at the big picture can help you decide whether staying at home for the long…