Understanding Stroke

Facts About Stroke According to the numbers provided by the American Stroke Association, someone in the US has a stroke every 40 seconds. As the third leading cause of death in the United States, strokes most commonly occur in individuals over the age of 65. Did you...

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Top 3 Online Resources for Finding a Nursing Home

What are the best online resources to use when looking for a nursing home? We have the top 3 right here. Medicare.gov Medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare is the best place to start your on-line research when you are looking for a nursing home. This site allows you to...

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Staying Safe in the Heat

Hot weather is dangerous! As the temperatures increase, older adults are more prone to harmful effects. As we age, it becomes more difficult for our bodies to adjust and react to sudden changes in temperature. Dehydration, heat exhaustion and heat stroke are all a...

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Older Americans Month 2016: “Blaze a Trail”

This month we celebrate Older Americans Month and older adults are a growing and increasingly vital part of our country. The contributions they make to our communities are varied, deeply rooted, and include influential roles in the nation’s economy, politics, and the...

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