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May 1, 2019
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Parkinson’s Disease In The Elderly: Symptoms & Care

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurological disorder that occurs when certain neurons in the brain die or become impaired. These nerve cells, located in a midbrain […]
May 1, 2019
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Living With Parkinson’s Disease

Karl Robb’s first medical “diagnosis” was “to have a beer and relax.” Seven doctors and several years later, Karl received the correct diagnosis: Parkinson’s disease. He […]
May 1, 2019
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Palliative Care: Facts and Questions

Sometimes called “comfort care,” the goal of palliative medicine is to improve the quality of life for those suffering from life-threatening or serious chronic health issues. […]
May 1, 2019
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Pacemakers For Seniors

It’s only about the size of a matchbook, but the life-altering effects of a pacemaker can’t be overstated. Whether a patient’s heart rate is erratic because […]
May 1, 2019
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Osteoporosis Information

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones to the point where they break easily-most often bones in the hip, backbone (spine), and wrist. It’s called the […]
May 1, 2019

Nursing Home Checklist

A nursing home staff member will assist a family through the admittance process, but it helps to be prepared. If your loved one is currently in […]
May 1, 2019
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New Trends Retirement Communities

The starter at Wintergreen announced the next tee time, including four generations of men from the Lewis family, including the 75-year old patriarch. Last year, this […]
May 1, 2019
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Multiple Sclerosis: Symptoms & Care

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a nervous system disease that affects the brain and spinal chord by damaging the myelin sheath-material that surrounds and protects nerve cells-thereby […]
May 1, 2019
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MRSA in the Elderly: Symptoms & Prevention

At Queen Anne Healthcare, a Seattle-based long-term care facility, it’s not uncommon for one or two of the 125 residents to be in isolation at any […]