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March, 2017

Recognizing and Understanding Depression in Seniors

Depression is one of the most common illnesses faced people all age groups across the United States. Sometimes, however, it goes completely undetected and therefore, untreated. There are known challenges in recognizing and understanding depression in order to treat it in a timely, positive, and medically appropriate way. Identifying the signs of depression and getting […]
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Dental Health Connected With Your Overall Health

Experts indicate that sensory, cognitive and physiological aging can lead to complications with your dental health. It is important to make regular visits to your dentist to get cleanings and checkups, as there is a strong connection between your dental health and your overall health. Good Oral Care Habits that Can Support Your Health: Proper […]
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The Extensive Benefits of Art Therapy for the Elderly

It has been said that art has a therapeutic component for all kinds of people, whether the person creating the art is expressing emotions through the actual thing they are drawing or painting, or the person is alleviating anxiety through the actual motions and strokes of the brush or pencil. The benefits of art therapy […]
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Limiting Television Time is Good for Your Health

We hear so often about limiting television time for children. Some studies have even tied too much TV time with ADHD and other issues. Experts say watching too much television is bad for anyone, including elderly persons, and can even shorten your lifespan. A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association finds […]
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March is National Nutrition Month

As we enter National Nutrition Month, it is a good time to take inventory of your diet to assess caloric intake, serving sizes, total fat, and any needed improvements to ensure you have a balanced diet. Here are some tips for elderly caregivers aiming to shop for nutrient-rich foods: One must first understand the basics […]
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