Posts Tagged ‘Silver Center Health Care Cherry Hill NJ 08034’

Senior Citizen Women May Decide The 2020 Presidential Election

Senior citizen women are a powerful voting bloc. Indeed, they may just be a powerful enough group to decide the 2020 Presidential election, says a Harris poll survey.   According to the survey results, the path to victory for candidates in the 2020 elections will run through women age 50 and older. The Harris poll…

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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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Can Overweight Fat People Still Be Physically Fit?

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Many fat people, even though they have health issues, still claim that they are physically fit. They point to a MARS 2019 Doublebase Study on consumer health, which shows that a few pounds overweight can combine with healthy lab test results.  But is this actually medically and scientifically true?   It’s important to know because…

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Charity Scams Target Senior Citizens During Holiday Season

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Charity scams abound throughout the year, but are especially virulent during the Holiday season. While they target the entire general population, they focus on senior citizens. Seniors  can be more attuned to charity pitches due to their age and vulnerability.   Americans are a generous people. Last year, in 2018, Americans contributed nearly $428 billion…

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House Passes A Bill To Lower Prescription Drug Prices

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The House passes a bill today, actually a landmark bill that will lower prescription drug prices. It caps out-of-pocket prescription drug costs for Medicare enrollees and direct the federal government to negotiate the price of high-cost, lifesaving medications.   The bill passed with a 230-192 vote, and now goes to the Senate for approval. House…

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Snacks Can Be Nutritious, Healthy, And Still Taste Great

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Snacks are the great American pastime, (sorry baseball fans), an activity that all of us are eager to do. Eating between meals is fun. So much so, that nearly a quarter of the calories American adults eat every day come from snacks, according to federal nutrition data. Snacks, according to the Centers for Disease Control…

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A Gene Variation May Just Be The Cure For Alzheimer’s Disease

A gene variation could be the cure for Alzheimer’s disease according to results from a recent study.   Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in older adults. Brain changes  include abnormal clumps (amyloid-β plaques), tangled bundles of fibers (tau tangles), and the eventual death of nerve cells. These changes lead to a…

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November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month, Know The Facts

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Epilepsy is a central nervous system disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. November is designated as National Epilepsy Awareness Month. Do you know what epilepsy is? It is the 4th most common neurological disease. While anyone of any age and any…

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Dementia Risk Is Greater In People Eating High Amounts Trans Fats

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Your dementia risk is greater if you eat large amounts of trans fats, a recent study reports. What are trans fats, you ask? There are two primary sources of trans fats in the human diet: natural and artificial. Natural trans fats are present in small amounts in dairy products and the meat of some animals.…

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Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

This Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Mark your calendar Ladies and Gentlemen.   This is a great opportunity to clean out your medicine cabinet and safely dispose of unwanted, unused, or expired prescription medications at drop-off points around the country. It’s easy and it will protect you against accidentally taking medicines you…

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