Posts Tagged ‘aging’

Sunshine Makes Us Happy, But Also Take Precautions

Sunshine makes me happy, are the opening words to a great song composed and performed by the late, great singer, John Denver. It sure is great to be in the sun this summer, especially after just getting through a cold, hard winter. But, as great as the Sun is for us, it can also do…

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Respite Care: What It Is, Why You Should Consider It

Respite care is a valuable resource as it provides primary caregivers some time off from caring for their aging or disabled loved one. A caregiver taking some time off will help them to reduce stress, avoid burnout, and return refreshed.  It can be arranged for just an afternoon, or for several days or weeks. Respite…

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Concussion: Are Concussed Patients Getting Good Follow Up Care?

Are concussion patients getting good follow up care? So far, the data clearly says no. Indeed, less than 50% of concussion patients treated at major trauma centers received follow-up care by three months after discharge.     Concussion: Stats Millions of Americans go to the hospital each year for concussion treatment. Though rarely fatal, concussions…

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Aging Effects On Memory: What Is Normal, Or Problem?

Aging can affect our memory in a variety of ways, much like aging affects our physical abilities. Physically, we notice ourselves slowing down, unable to do that which we easily able to do when younger. But what about our memory? When we forget something, is it normal or a cause for concern? The fact is…

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