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Tips To Keep You Sane and Upbeat During this Coronavirus Crisis

Tips to keep you sane and focused during this coronavirus crisis do exist. And, if you use them, you will sail through this trying time with flying colors and with your psychological and physical well being intact. No doubt you, as well as all of us, are going through a very stressful time. But, that’s…

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Skilled Nursing Homes Restricting Visitors Due To Coronavirus

Skilled nursing homes as well as the VA hospitals are restricting  visitors from entering their facilities. This is to better protect their most vulnerable patients against the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   In the case of the VA hospitals, no outsiders are permitted to see these residents except for compassionate cases when a veteran is in…

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

For more than three decades, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) has proudly led the nation in observing Brain Injury Awareness Month by conducting an engaging public awareness campaign in March of each year. This campaign provides a platform for educating the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of…

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National Nutrition Month

“Eat Right, Bite by Bite!” March is National Nutrition Month! We encourage everyone to focus on making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

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March Is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, Get Checked.

March is designated as colorectal cancer awareness month. This year, about 148,000 people in the United States will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer. This disease affects both men and women. Today, the average person has about a 5 % chance of developing colorectal cancer during their lifetime.   Colorectal Cancer: Where It Hits This disease…

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Honoring Low Vision Awareness Month

By 2030, when the last baby boomers turn 65, the number of Americans who have visual impairments is projected to reach 7.2 million, with 5 million having low vision. Low vision is when even with regular glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery, people have difficulty seeing, which makes everyday tasks difficult to do. For people…

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Coronavirus Gets Official Name, Seniors At Highest Risk

Coronavirus, a respiratory illness that has the entire world nervous and on-edge, officially got a new name this week. It is now officially known as COVID-19. The World Health Organization (WHO) and the U.S. government have declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency, and federal officials are warning Americans not to travel to China.…

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Signs That Your Senior Citizen Loved One Needs A Hearing Aid

Do you know the signs of hearing loss? Would you be able to tell if your beloved senior is suffering from cognitive decline or is it just hearing loss?   A hearing aid could be the answer. Right now, statistics show that 80 percent of adults between the ages of 55 and 74 would benefit…

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It’s Thyroid Awareness Month

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck. Although relatively small, the thyroid plays a huge role in the body, influencing the function of many important organs, including the heart, brain, liver, kidneys, and skin. Talk with your healthcare provider about whether your thyroid is healthy and functioning properly.

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Ways You Can Improve Your Memory As You Age

Ways and techniques to improve your memory as you age and enter your senior citizen years can be very helpful. Ways: Exercise Physical exercise has a direct impact on brain health.  Exercise reduces the risk of cognitive decline with age and protects the brain against degeneration. The results of a 2017 study suggest that aerobic exercise can…

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