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People With Alzheimer’s Take Conflicting Meds | Grosse Pointe, MI

Would you ever try to ride a bike by pedaling backwards? According to recent research, this is precisely what a lot of people with Alzheimer’s are doing. A study conducted by scientists at the Group Health Research Institute, has discovered that a large number of seniors taking a cholinesterase inhibitor…

Removing Dormant Cells May Slow Aging Process, Delay Disease | Macomb County, Michigan

Scientists are getting closer to figuring out how to delay the onset of arthritis, cataracts, and other maladies associated with old age, according to recent research. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic conducted a study that discovered that the removal of certain types of inactive cells helped mice remain healthier in old…

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Take Dementia Out With the Trash: Daily Chores May Prevent Cognitive Decline Getting an elderly person to be active by having them help with daily chores like doing the dishes, cleaning the bathroom, and folding laundry might just help prevent them from developing dementia, according to a study reported by…

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Honesty May Not Always Be a Doctor’s Policy Is your elderly loved one’s doctor being completely truthful with you? Are you sure? A new study, led by researchers from Harvard Medical School, indicates that some doctors refuse to tell their patients the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Results showed that…

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Most Heart Attack Sufferers Won’t Take Their Meds, Even When They’re Free Would you be more likely to take medicine for a chronic health condition if you didn’t have to pay for it? New research from scientists at Brigham and Women’s Hospital has shown that, for many people with heart disease, the…

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For Patients and Caregivers, Study Could Open Door to Doctor’s Thoughts What would happen if you knew what a doctor really thought about your elderly loved one’s health? Would it scare you? Prompt you to ask more questions? Would it help you take better care of them? These are some…

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Super Committee Failure Puts Elderly and their Doctors in Tough Spot The Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction’s failure to complete its primary directive of coming up with a recommendation on how to cut the national deficit by $1.5 trillion will have wide-ranging effects on every American—including caregivers and their elderly parents….

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Too Many Pills for Aging Patients Overmedication of the elderly is an all too common problem, a public health crisis that compromises the well-being of growing numbers of older adults. Many take fistfuls of prescription and over-the-counter medications on a regular basis, risking serious and sometimes fatal side effects and…

Mobility Exercise Services in Bloomfield Hills, MI

Decreased Strength and Mobility a Sign That Seniors May Need Assistance I’ve noticed that my 82-year-old mother does not have the strength and stamina she once did. Nor does she have the mobility and dexterity she enjoyed in her younger years. Are these signs that she shouldn’t be living alone…

Elderly Mobility Exercise Services in Birmingham, MI

Why Home Health Care Products Can Improve Your Quality of Life The key to a happy, healthy and emotionally stable life depends on a number of factors. One such factor is the ability to act independently to meet one’s own needs. For some individuals, this very basic need is extremely…