Health

Don’t hesitate; vaccinate

Sep 12th, 2017 | By

While getting vaccinated is important for people of all ages, it’s especially important for adults with heart disease. They are more likely to have serious complications from common diseases such as influenza (flu) or pneumonia that vaccination can help prevent. Common diseases can become serious in adults with heart disease; they can even increase the
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Alzheimer’s is a family disease

Aug 30th, 2017 | By

No matter how you look at it, Alzheimer’s is a family disease. It doesn’t affect just one person. Although everyone gets the same diagnosis, no two people will experience Alzheimer’s the same way. At this point there is no cure and there is no preventive vaccine for Alzheimer’s. It continues to mystify and baffle all
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Three ways to protect those aging eyes

Aug 1st, 2017 | By
Three ways to protect those aging eyes

While you may take healthy eyes for granted, it’s important to know that as you age, you become more susceptible to conditions that can impair your vision. The effects of vision loss can be devastating, harming one’s quality of life and independence. Fortunately, there are proactive steps you can take to see better and help
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Tips for caring for family members caring for someone with dementia

Jul 13th, 2017 | By

Someone in the United States develops dementia every 66 seconds. The diagnosis is devastating for those who have the disease and also imposes a crushing burden on their families. The decision on the best way to care for a loved one with dementia is dependent on many factors, particularly the stage of the illness and
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