World Heart Day

Today is World Heart Day. The heart is one of the most vital organs in your body that requires care and attention in order to stay healthy. That’s why today, we will celebrate all seniors who are living with a heart condition, working hard to survive through their disease and overcome it so they can…

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Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah this year is held from September 25-27. This holiday begins on the first day of Tishrei, and it marks the beginning of the civil year. It also marks the beginning of a 10-day period of soul searching and contemplation that concludes with Yom Kippur. Traditionally, this period of 10 days, the Days of…

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Healthy Aging Month

This month of September, we are celebrating healthy aging month! Aging is an inevitable part of human nature, but we’re here to tell you that you can still look your best and live your best life even as you grow older. This month was first observed 30 years ago in 1992 to spread awareness about…

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National Rehabilitation Month

Rehabilitation is generally prescribed to assist a patient improve their everyday functioning. Simply put, it refers to care that enables you to regain, maintain, or increase the function and abilities you require to carry out daily activities.  The benefits of rehabilitation speaks for itself since the physical and mental changes that individuals experience have been…

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

In the United States alone, there are more than 16 million Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers. During National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness & Family Caregivers Month, we honor the people who serve as care partners and caregivers by providing tips for those looking to support these families living with the disease. Whether you are seeking to support…

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National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month, which highlights the importance of self-care. Self-care can be categorized into many forms, but it is important to work on oneself especially physically, mentally, and emotionally. It can take 21 days to form a habit, and 90 days to form a routine. According to a survey conducted by OnePoll and…

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Honoring World Hepatitis Day

Viral hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that causes a range of health problems, including liver cancer. There are 5 main strains of hepatitis, two of which take 1.3 million lives each year. World Hepatitis Day brings the world together under a single theme to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis…

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President Trump Expands Telehealth Benefits To Fight Coronavirus

President Trump has expanded telehealth benefits to physician’s offices, hospitals, nursing homes, rural health clinics – and ino patient’s homes. As promised, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), has expanded its Medicare telehealth coverage during this coronavirus crisis. This expansion enables more patients to get virtual care services from their doctors without having to…

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Animal Model Mimics Early Stage Alzheimer’s in Humans, Path To A Cure?

An animal model using adult rhesus monkeys mimics some of the earliest abnormalities of Alzheimer’s disease. This could give us a better understanding of how the disease begins in humans and pave the path to a cure of this devastating disease.   Developed by scientists at the California National Primate Research Center of the University…

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Flashing Lights, Sounds Found To Reduce Amyloid Plaques In Alzheimer’s

Flashing lights and sounds were found by MIT scientists to reduce amyloid plaques in mice suffering from Alzheimer’s disease.   This finding is notable as Alzheimer’s, at this time, has no cure. Only a few therapies that try to slow the progression are available.   By exposing mice to a unique combination of light and…

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