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Think Again About Cardio Exercise

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends that adults get at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic physical activity each week.1 Many people do not reach this mark because they either don’t enjoy workouts or have medical issues that make traditional exercise a challenge. People also sometimes think it takes too much time and effort. […]




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Is It a Heart Attack?

The term “silent heart attack” refers to when a person has a heart attack but didn’t know. Surprisingly, a study published recently in Circulation, the Journal of the American Heart Association, found that 45% of heart attacks happen without people being fully aware.1 The problem is that silent heart attacks cause just as much damage […]




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Diabetes and Nerve Damage

Diabetic neuropathy is nerve damage that can occur in people with diabetes. Different types of nerve damage cause different symptoms. Symptoms can range from pain and numbness in your feet to problems with the functions of your internal organs. Over time, high blood glucose levels, also called blood sugar, and high levels of fats, such […]




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UCLA Loneliness Scale

Loneliness increases with age, and it is connected with a surprising number of health effects such as high blood pressure, heart disease, a weakened immune system, anxiety, depression, cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s disease, and even mortality. When it comes to loneliness, we all feel it in different ways. Some people feel lonely when they are by […]




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Bone Health Tips

According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), half of all Americans over the age of 50 have weak bones. There is good news, no matter how old we are, there are things we can do to prevent bone loss. Our bones support us and allow us to move. They protect our brain, heart, and […]




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What is Home Health Care?

Home health care (HHC) is a service that can be received in the privacy of your own home.  HHC can support earlier discharge from inpatient settings or prevent hospitalization in the first place, thereby improving health and saving money for you and for Medicare. Examples of home health services you may receive: But what is […]




Social Isolation Causes Health Effects for Seniors. Picture of a caucasian male holding onto his head as if in frustration or sadness.

Social Isolation Causes Health Effects for Seniors

Social isolation and loneliness are common problems among older adults, and are linked to several health conditions, such as depression and heart disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social isolation is a lack of social connection, and loneliness is the feeling of being alone, regardless of the amount of social […]




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Safely Independent

Some patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s can live in the community with some help from family or home care providers.  Below are  tips to help people live with safety and confidence. These steps are great building blocks to help persons with Alzheimer’s disease, but being flexible and capable of adapting to individuals will help deal […]




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Obesity in Pets and Humans

According to the Centers for Disease Control, two out of three American adults are overweight or obese.1 Likewise, over 50% of dogs in the US were classified as too heavy by their vet.2 The good news is all of that can change because you and your pet are the perfect workout buddies. Here’s why. 1. […]




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Fall Prevention in Older Adults

Every year one out of four older adults, those 65 and older, suffers a fall. 1 These falls can be serious and costly. Many falls do not cause injuries, but one out of five causes a serious injury such as a broken bone or head injury. 2,3 There are many conditions that contribute to falls. […]






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