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Multiple Medicare Advantage Choices Confound Seniors When it comes to health care choices for the elderly, less is more, according to a recent study reported in the Harvard Gazette. The study, conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School, is set to be published in the September issue of Health Affairs….

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The Importance of a Positive Attitude Do you wake up every morning appreciative of another day or do you roll out of bed with, “Oh, another day of the same old thing”? Our attitude sets the stage for how each day plays out. Attitude can affect our health, our marriage,…

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Tips For The Elderly Living Alone For many elderly people, living alone can be a scary and confusing new experience. Some have never lived alone before and have always relied on others to take care of finances, home security, and housekeeping. Others are struggling with health and mobility issues that make daily living difficult….

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The Importance of a Positive Attitude Do you wake up every morning appreciative of another day or do you roll out of bed with, “Oh, another day of the same old thing”? Our attitude sets the stage for how each day plays out. Attitude can affect our health, our marriage,…

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A Brief Description of Medicare for Caregivers Being a caregiver is challenging enough. But when the person you’re caring for is reaching the enrollment age for Medicare – or is past that age but needs to be enrolled anyway – the prospect of engaging in what may seem like a…

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Signs and Symptoms of Psoriasis Typically, psoriasis lesions are round, red, and have sharply defined edges with an overlying silvery white scale. These plaques usually begin as small spots that progressively involve very large areas. The scales can be scraped off, resulting in pinpoint bleeding of the lesions. One form of…

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The Importance of a Positive Attitude Do you wake up every morning appreciative of another day or do you roll out of bed with, “Oh, another day of the same old thing”? Our attitude sets the stage for how each day plays out. Attitude can affect our health, our marriage,…

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 Why Older Adults ‘Fake It’ in Front of the Doctor One of elder care’s most perplexing puzzles is the ability of adults with cognitive decline—either as a result of the aging process or caused by some form of dementia—to function normally in certain situations, despite their impairment. Family members are…

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Study Shows Startling Lack of Doctor Communication About Feeding Tube Insertion In a painful role reversal, adult caregivers sometimes find themselves facing the dilemma of how to nourish a dementia-stricken loved one who can’t, or won’t, eat. The most common way to medically resolve this problem is through the insertion…

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Painkillers and Heart Disease: Proceed With Caution If you’re at risk for heart attack or stroke, be careful how you use over-the-counter painkillers. For instance, aspirin has long been known to be helpful in fending off heart attacks andstrokes. But a new 10-year study of nearly 40,000 people, ages 50 to 84,…