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Moorings Park Home Health Agency, People Before Profits

Did you know that Moorings Park Home Health Agency is actually a non-profit organization?   Why is this so important and what does it mean to you?  First, it’s important to know that our organization is the ONLY non-profit home health agency in Southwest Florida!  It also means that Moorings Park Home Health Agency is […]
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Save these Dates for the 2017 Senior Empowerment Series

Stay tuned for more details regarding each of the individual events on May 31, July 26, and September 27, as well as news and information related to each of the topics to be covered in this informative series.
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CMS Announces Pre-Claim Program Delayed in Florida

A day before the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration (PCRD) was scheduled to begin (on April 1, 2017) in the state of Florida, the program has been delayed, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced recently. The delay could translate into substantial changes to the demonstration, including the possibility that it will become optional for […]
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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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Yoga Practice Benefits for Aging Adults with Arthritis

Yoga has become one of the most popular physical and mental fitness activities in the United States, with a reported 20 million + Americans participating in the practice. More and more aging persons are taking to the mat and getting involved in yoga classes offered within their communities. Medical research reports indicate that yoga helps […]
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Home Remedies to Ease Aches and Pains for Seniors

Aches and pains inevitably increase over time as our bodies age and the management of those every day aches and pains becomes more of a challenge for many people. Studies indicate over 10 percent of adults report they experience some type of pain on a daily basis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports […]
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