Tech Bracelet Accurately Tracks Vital Signs, No Wires, Batteries

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A tech bracelet accurately tracks vital signs without any attached wires or circuits. The new device, just brought to market, tracks movement, heart rate, and breathing.  There are no hindering wires, batteries or circuits — it’s light weight and unobtrusive. Best of all, it sticks to your skin like a band-aid, you never have to…

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Tower Lodge Care Center Reviews

See what our clients have recently reported to the independent healthcare consumer resource website, www.nursinghomes.com regarding our care!

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CAR-T Therapy Gets Final CMS Approval For Medicare Coverage

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CAR-T therapy is a treatment in which a patient’s T immune cells cells are genetically changed in the laboratory so they can bind to cancer cells and kill them. It has thus far proven to be a successful way to fight and reduce cancer. In addition, it has been approved by the FDA.   Blood…

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Geroscience: What It Is, And How It Could Help Seniors Age Gracefully

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Geroscience is the study of  basic biological mechanisms that drive the aging process. A better understanding of the aging process can lead to new drugs and other clinical innovations to help cure diseases that are specific to senior citizens.   This new new discipline, under the direction of the National Institute of Aging, will target…

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Medicare Advantage Benefits Will Be Expanding In 2020

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Medicare Advantage (MA) benefits will be expanding in 2020. This will be the second consecutive year that the Centers For Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS), will be increasing benefits to its subscribers. The expanded benefits include home meal deliveries, transportation services, and even some housecleaning.   Indeed, with these new policies, MA plans in 2020 will…

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Summer Hot Weather Safety For Seniors A Top Priority

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Summer hot weather can be a very dangerous time for senior citizens. Of course, their safety is a top priority for caregivers and family members.   Therefore, in view of this past weekends scorching hot weather in the Northeast, with temperatures reaching 110 degrees, the National Institute of Aging (NIA), makes the following recommendations:  …

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Women Show Higher Risk For Alzheimer’s Disease Compared To Men

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Women show a higher risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease, compared to men, recent studies show.   Right now, statistics indicate that almost two-thirds of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease are women. Indeed, women in their 60’s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as they are breast cancer. They’re also more likely than men to…

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Federal Judge Blocks Retail Drug Price Transparency Rule

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A Federal judge has blocked a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule that would have required drug manufacturers to reveal their drug retail prices. The rule required drug manufacturers to make this disclosure on all of their television ads. This regulation was set to take effect yesterday, July 9, 2019.   Judge Amit…

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Pneumonia Vaccine No Longer Necessary For Seniors, Says CDC

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The two-part pneumonia vaccine for senior citizens is no longer necessary, says the Centers for Disease Prevention (CDC). This is startling news as pneumonia in seniors, 65 years old and older, can sometimes have serious and even deadly consequences.   Pneumonia occurs when bacteria enter the lungs and get lodged there. Indeed the seriousness of…

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Your Sugar Cravings Easy To Cut Back, Use These Methods

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Sugar cravings are something we all have and which we all have trouble controlling. You name it, we love it. Chocolate, ice cream, cake, cookies, double mocha frappuccinos, we love them all. But, without exception, these foods/drinks are poison for many of us.   The fact is that sugar cravings and moderation are an oxymoron.…

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