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One of the biggest challenges family caregivers have is handing over the caregiving reigns. Many times, they’re overwhelmed and have...

Elderly decline is a natural, if unfortunate, part of life. Decline in physical and cognitive function is an inevitable part...

Someone called my clinic a few days ago and asked: “How long does it take to get back to exercise after...

It has long been known that exercise benefits the brain through improved vascular health, but scientists are beginning to discover...

A Harvard Health publication proclaims that doctors have learned one of the best remedies for fighting inflammation does reside in...

The research speaks for itself — learning new skills and keeping the brain active are among the tools with the best chance...

When people think and talk about senior care, they usually focus on physical support services. Care is typically framed as...

By and large, most Americans prefer to avoid exercise. As we grow older, exercise becomes more difficult, and we come...

Substance abuse is not exclusively a youth problem: millions of elderly people are addicted to alcohol, prescription medications, and other...

Gout is a condition caused by the crystallization of uric acid in the joints which ends up causing irregularities and...

September is National Healthy Aging Month, and nobody is a better example of healthy aging than Steve Morgan! A resident...

The dangers of smoking are well known, however, nicotine is highly addictive and it can be very difficult to quit...

Alzheimer’s Disease and Cardiovascular Health Alzheimer’s is a growing disease that currently affects an estimated 5.5 million Americans. This number...

Chronic pain is a health issue that disproportionately affects elderly Americans. According to a 2001 study, more than 50 percent...

(Link to YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAMLfcat1aw) It has long been known that exercise benefits the brain through improved vascular health, but...

Navigating the journey of a loved one’s memory loss to Alzheimer’s can be quite difficult, particularly understanding why some memories...

The research speaks for itself — learning new skills and keeping the brain active are among the tools with the best chance...

When planning a loved one’s care, the best advice to receive is “prepare in advance” long before you need help....

Why are doctors and lawyers made to go out and get continuing education credits? It keeps them sharp, exposes them...

Link to the Youtube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViWdRDs207E One of the most commonly asked questions in memory care is the difference between...

As you age, people experience changes in the sleep patterns they had for years. Some people have the habit of...

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