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How Bamboo Can Help Reduce Pain

The braces and supports world is riddled with temporary solutions and exhausted techniques. The most popular products on the market tend to either cause topical discomfort or cannot properly treat internal discomfort. The key to successfully achieving both is to harness the power of natural, truly hypoallergenic materials. “Truly hypoallergenic” means that there are not synthetically infused with chemicals hoping to combat a material makeup desti

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Staying hydrated in the summertime

Many older people take medications that have diuretic effects. Medications that can cause an increased output of urine include some that are commonly prescribed for conditions like high blood pressure or kidney disease. These can result in an individual losing more water than they are taking in. Kidney function often declines as we age. The kidneys are less able to retain water, which is due in part to the fact that they decrease in mass by be

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The Seven Most Common Eye Problems in the Elderly

As we get older, our eyes tend to become worse. Over time, if you aren't staying healthy by eating right and exercising, serious eye problems will evolve. These eye problems can create vision loss. If caught on time, the elderly may be able to prolong or prevent vision loss altogether. Glaucoma - The elderly have always been known to have issues with glaucoma. Fluid pressure bloc

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New Media for Older Adults - Bridging the Gap

With access to social media tools like Facebook and Twitter, people around the world can connect and interact with their family members, friends, and communities (both near and far) within a virtual space. This digital forum of communication and entertainment promotes the extension of personal networks and helps maintain strong relationships wi

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10 Tips for Talking with Older Adults

Are you searching for ways to help residents better understand you in face-to-face conversations? Here are 10 ways to improve your message, summarized from my training programs for retirement communities: Don’t talk too fast. Many retirement community staffers are younger and speak as if they were talking to their same

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Bad Mood Foods

It’s quite easy for busy healthcare professionals (especially those working overnight shifts) to grab something quick and convenient, and not so healthy. However, some of these quick bites can not only make you a little cranky, they can leave you feeling downright depressed. Here’s a look at some bad mood foods and the simple swaps you can mak

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    she suffers with depression and chronic pain she is living in a very unhealthy environment that continues to keep her ill she was recently diagnosis with a lung problems CPDO ... she has had many admissions to hospital, i am so very concerned about my mom i have no help and am desperate to seak help for her. she is unable to care for herself. she lives in a felthy home does not eat on a regular basis.. She is on numours medacations i dont know whom to turn to at this time .. please help me

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    Hi, If I'm a new tenant in a retirement home, when can the rent be increased? Do retirement homes fall under the Residential Tenant Act and rents can only be increased if at least 12 months have passed since the last rent increase or since a new tenant moved into the rental unit?

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Bad Mood Foods

It’s quite easy for busy healthcare professionals (especially those working overnight shifts) to grab so...