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Jimmy Carter is Cancer-Free, Thanks to New Drug The 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, declared on Sunday that he is now cancer free. This news comes only a few months after Carter, 91, went public with his diagnosis of stage 4 melanoma that had spread to his…

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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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Emergency Preparedness There are several items you can get and procedures you can follow to better safeguard against your elderly loved one falling victim to an in-home emergency. Here are just a few. Cordless phone. A cordless phone with a clip can easily be hooked to a belt loop. Some…

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Knowing Your Risk for Vision Loss Damage to the Lens & Optic Nerves Increases Vision Loss Risk We don’t know the exact mechanism, but there is thought to be a somewhat greater risk of cataracts and glaucoma in patients with diabetes, says Lloyd Paul Aiello, M.D., Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology at Harvard Medical…

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Causes of Diabetic Retinopathy What Causes Diabetic Retinopathy? There are two forms of diabetes: type 1 and type 2. In people with type 1 diabetes, mild abnormalities in the retina begin to appear an average of seven years after the diabetes begins, but damage that threatens vision usually does not develop until much…

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A Lifetime of Memories Vanish for Hockey Legend Stan Mikita   On Monday night, the Chicago Blackhawks won their first Stanley Cup championship on home ice in 77 years. Unlike other Hawks fans and hockey enthusiasts, NHL veteran Stan Mikita is not participating in the celebration. In fact, he is…

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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 Guidelines Revolutionize the Way Alzheimer’s is Identified For the first time in nearly three decades, researchers have released new guidelines for diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease – evidence that the disease begins destroying the brain years before symptoms surface. New evidence has been uncovered that shows the disease beginning to despoil…

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 Patients With Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders Fare Worse New research on the survival rates of people with do-not-resuscitate orders has shown that they have a greater risk of mortality after undergoing certain surgical procedures. The results of this study point to the necessity of honest doctor-patient conversations regarding the realities of certain types…

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 Coffee Consumption Linked to Host of Health Benefits A survey was conducted several years ago that asked people of all ages what they wouldn’t give up for a sip from the “Fountain of Youth.” Among the 64 and over demographic their answer was an emphatic, “Coffee!” As a beverage, coffee…