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Care Coordination: Working Together Towards Top-Notch Care

There’s no denying that the health industry and the way we care for our patients has evolved throughout the years. To drive this evolution, health professionals continued look for the most efficient and effective methods of patient care, resulting in the birth of...

Why UTIs Can Complicate Dementia in Some Seniors

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common occurrence in the elderly, especially women. Over 8 million visits to the doctor, every year, involve a UTI diagnosis. It is the second most common infection in the U.S. 1 In fact, about 50-60% of…

Celebrating Age: Making the Most of your Life

Growing old is inevitable.  Our bones become weaker, our skin begins to wrinkle, and our hair may become a little grayer.  It is simply the way life works.  But while we cannot avoid the physical aspects of growing old, we do have…

Emotions of the Heart: The Powerful Effects your Mind can have on the Body

Emotions are powerful forces.  They determine our outlook on life based on the events occurring around us.  They allow us to empathize with other humans, perhaps to share in joy or in pain.    Whichever emotion you feel on a given morning generally…

What Everyone Ought to Know about Palliative Care

What is palliative care? Fairly new on the health care scene (within the last decade or so), palliative care is often confused with hospice care. While some of the main principles, like comfort and pain or symptom management, are shared…palliative care is…

Nutrition as we Age: Making the Most of our Daily Eating Routine

Everybody is required to eat food and drink liquids each day starting when we are born until the day we take our last breath. The nutrients found in our daily intake is essential to living, and it becomes increasingly important we age.

Reducing your Health Risks with Exercise: Counteract the Aging Process

Exercising as you age is becoming increasingly important.  While our society continues to see an uptick in medicinal methods to treat illness, people often forget that exercising promotes a natural rejuvenation of the body.  Activities as simple as walking around the block…

8 Simple Ways for Caregivers to Promote Healthy Hydration in Seniors

Though hydration is important for healthy living at any age, seniors are at greater risk of dehydration due to physical and physiological changes that occur during the natural aging process. With potentially dangerous symptoms of dehydration like disorientation, constipation, and low blood…

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