Thanksgiving and National Family Health History Day have become bound together in harmony since 2004. That was the year in which the U.S. Surgeon General established the bond between Thanksgiving and National Family Health History Day. What was the goal of doing this? The main goal was to encourage people to become more aware of…

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Antibiotic awareness in seniors is in the spotlight. World Antibiotic Awareness Week is from 18-24 November 2019. The aim of this very important awareness week, is to enlighten people as to the wise use of antibiotics. World Antibiotic Awareness Week campaigners tell people a clear message: Use antibiotics when needed, don’t use it when not…

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Diabetes. Who hasn’t heard of it? The disease that affects 9.4% of people in America as of 2015. 30.3 million people have diabetes in America alone and many more outside of the States.   The number of people affected by diabetes is so great. There are an estimated 7.2 million Americans who do not even…

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Seniors can prevent ear infections in some cases. Preventing ear infections in seniors is not always possible, due to factors of aging. Mostly, however, by following a healthy senior lifestyle, and basic proper hygiene, the ears can stay healthy.    Some Tips for Preventative Ear Care There are medical and home-remedy type ways to prevent…

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Generally when an adult patient is diagnosed with diabetes, the patient is included in their own care team. When a senior patient has diabetes, the diabetic management plan can become more complicated. Sometimes, special help is needed for the senior diabetic patient. This is especially so if a senior patient has cognitive impairment. Diabetes is…

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Hearing Loss Affects Seniors in Rehabilitation Hearing loss and impeded hearing is one of the top three senior complaints. Senior health issues in seniors with a hearing impediment may be complex. When a senior is a visitor or a resident in a rehabilitation center, there are additional factors to be taken into account.   Patients…

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Regular citizens, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, and medical people at all levels, wish there would be a simple way to perform tests for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it means there will be challenges in store for him. What does it mean for you? Are…

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