Which Moderate Exercise Is Best For Maxing Your Memory?

Moderate exercise is very beneficial for your health, especially for keeping your memory sharp, several studies have shown. The question then; what is the best moderate exercise to do?   For example, previous research showed that aerobic exercise preserves brain health and reduces the risk of getting dementia. Another study reported that walking 4,000 steps each day can boost…

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AI Flags Prescription Drug Errors Instantaneously, Saves Lives

AI (artificial intelligence) has now been perfected to accurately detect prescription drug errors before they happen. Prescription drug mistakes are one of the leading causes of death in the United States. These errors are preventable and now MedAware, an Israeli tech company, has developed an AI program to flag physician prescription drug errors before the…

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Caregiving Your Parent At Home, Can You Handle It?

Caregiving your parents at their home is no doubt rewarding, but understandably difficult. It’s a positive in that you can spend quality time with them, while they continue to enjoy the familiarity of their home. However, there may come a time when chronic illness may require more intensive hands on care in a skilled nursing…

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Arginine Helps Slow Down The Aging Process, Strengthens Heart Function

Arginine, or L-arginine, is an amino acid that occurs in foods such as dairy, fish, poultry, and other meats. It is a building block of protein. Research studies show that it can improve cardiovascular function, lower cholesterol levels, and lower high blood pressure. In addition, the body uses arginine to help build muscle and to rebuild tissue.  …

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Diabetes Plus Dementia A Life Threatening Situation For Seniors

Diabetes plus dementia can be a life threatening situation for senior citizens. Specifically, the risk of death in seniors from hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is significantly higher if they suffer from a combination of low blood sugar and dementia.           Diabetes: Worrying Statistics for Seniors With Dementia Researchers analyzed data from…

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Opioids Legislation Passed By Congress Will Save 2.6 Billion

New opioids legislation was passed by Congress earlier today. The new law will save the Federal government more than 2.6 billion dollars from the budget.   The new law will now allow for Medicaid funding for inpatient addiction treatment in institutions treating mental disease. The CDC has termed the opioid crisis an epidemic. In 2017, more…

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Memory Improves With Just 10 Minutes Of Light Exercise

Your memory can improve with as little as 10 minutes of light exercise. This is great news, since as we age, our memory is likely to deteriorate and become less reliable. Indeed, the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) estimates the Alzheimer’s disease rates will double by the year 2060. Therefore, as the population ages and…

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Dementia Sufferers Can Now Be Identified Through Computer Recognition

Dementia sufferers can now be accurately identified through voice and face recognition. Indeed, the accuracy level is at an amazing 90%.   Dementia is a devastating disease. An estimated 5.3 million are age 65 and older in the United States, suffer from dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. As it progresses, it can devastate a person’s life. Every…

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Aging Institute (NIA) Introduces Comprehensive Exercise Program For Seniors

The National Institute of Aging (NIA) has introduced an exciting exercise program for seniors called Go4Life. Their slogan is: “Stay Motivated and Stay Healthy”.           Go4life is a 5-step exercise plan with flexibility, in that seniors can do all steps or just choose from the menu. The NIA does stress, however,…

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Skin Tags In Senior Citizens: Is It Cancer Or Benign?

Skin tags on senior citizens, whether on the neck or under the arms can be an alarm signal. Is it cancer or is it benign? These tags are usually oval flaps of tissue that hang from the skin on a tiny stalk. They may appear alone or in a group. Typically, they’re the size of…

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