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May is Stroke Awareness Month

May is Stroke Awareness Month

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, which is an annual campaign to increase stroke awareness and to educate Americans that stroke is largely preventable, treatable and beatable.  While stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and leading cause of disability in the U.S., many Americans do...

Simple Tricks to Remember Everyday Things

Simple Tricks to Remember Everyday Things

We have all been there. You were at a gathering and your cousin introduces you to her friend. By the time you are ready to leave and say good bye, you cannot remember the friend’s name. Was it Jane or Betty? Those are not even...

5 Tips for Caregiving After a Hip Replacement

5 Tips for Caregiving After a Hip Replacement

No one wants a loved one to fall and injure a hip, but accidents do happen. In fact, more than 8 million people worldwide suffer from osteoporosis-related fractures each year. And age can play a big part. Adults older than 85 are 15 times more...

Stop Falls Before They Happen

Stop Falls Before They Happen

Falls and even just the fear of falling can cause serious medical problems, especially for older adults. We’ve written before about the top reasons people fall in their homes. Our friends over at SeniorHomes.com created some tips for preventing falls before they even happen. For the elderly, falls certainly...

Quality of Life: Tips for Seniors on Staying Active and Involved

Quality of Life: Tips for Seniors on Staying Active and Involved

Lack of social interaction, mental stimulation, and physical exercise among senior citizens can leave them with feelings of depression, lack of direction, and lack of purpose.Maintaining quality of life is important to older adults but without mental and physical activity, the brain and body suffer....

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