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Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Failure to Thrive in Elderly

For years the term failure to thrive has been used to describe infants that can not gain weight as well as reach certain physical and cognitive development. However, as our population ages and medical care costs go up more and more older adults are developing failure to thrive …

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Hip Fractures

As we are now securely in the middle of winter there’s ice and snow covering the roads, sidewalks, driveways and parking lots. This makes walking very dangerous, especially for seniors…

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The ABCD’s of old age

The ABCD’s of old age

Health January 18, 2012

“Now showing up in younger people” Yes the golden years should be the best for many but unfortunately bad diets, unhealthy lifestyles,  genes or not enough exercise has caused many to feel the aches and pains of old age all the more and for many sooner than expected.  To... Read more
How aging effects the brain

The brain is our most vital organ everything from involuntary life support functions like our breathing and heartbeat to the nature of memory and personality

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Improve your memory

Improve your memory

Health August 29, 2011

Our memory like every other part of our body needs exercise in order to perform at its peak …

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Gene linked to longevity

A new study released by the American Geriatrics Society discovered a gene or what some scientist deems to call,”super agers”. This study indicates that people who live over the age of 95 tend to have a healthier lifestyle than other people who passed away at an earlier age…

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