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The aging population rapidly increases and between 2015 and 2050, the number of older adults will double from about 12%...

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

In recent years a flood of research is showing that keeping healthy and active is a key factor in helping...

Sleep is an important part of your overall health! According to National Sleep Foundation, it was reported in 2014 that...

Recent studies have shown that getting plenty of quality sleep can help prevent or slow down the progression of Alzheimer’s....

When you’re caring for someone else, and running your own household, your needs tend to fall to the bottom of...

Los Angeles — Maggie Q is best known for her roles in shows like Nikita and Designated Survivor. But today, the...

Can CBD Oil Get me high? If you’re new to CBD, you might be wondering if it can get you...

Family members at times take on the role of caregiving suddenly, assuming the tasks of helping a loved one without...

CBD products are a great natural way to relieve pain without the use of opioids.  The testimonies below are from...

Caring for a loved one living with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be an incredibly tiresome job. From the long hours,...

Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of the many active cannabinoids identified in cannabis. It can be extracted from marijuana or industrial hemp. ...

Seniors are considered to be are a high risk of getting food poisoning. As you age, your immune system can fail to protect...

If you see pictures in magazines, then you would think that yoga is only for young, flexible, mainly women who...

Dear Reader, If you suffer from dark spots or uneven skin tones you are not alone. If you are like...

According to the CDC, in America, 25% of Americans 65 years of age or older fall each year. If you...

If you are an older adult, or caring for an aging senior, the topic of home instead of senior care...

The day-to-day challenges of being a caregiver are monumental as it is, but in the unfortunate event of a natural...

Each day, millions of Americans are unwittingly cooking extra fat into their meals. But it has nothing to do with...

Providing dementia care for a family member is rarely easy. But it gets easier if you regularly remind yourself about...

When accompanying a loved one on the journey of dementia, new and unfamiliar words are encountered almost daily. Understanding these...

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Andrew Vertson
Physical Therapist

Andrew received his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from California State University, Fresno in 1991. He then earned his Master’s degree of Physical Therapy in 1996 and his Doctorate degree of Physical Therapy in 2002 from Loma Linda University. In 1996 he also earned his Certification as an Athletic Trainer. He has also completed extensive post-graduate course work in orthopedic manual therapy through Kaiser-West Los Angeles and the Ola Grimsby Institute. He has more than fifteen years of clinical experience, and extensive continued education in outpatient orthopedic and athletic settings. During that time, he worked with professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball, in addition to numerous Olympic gold medalists and movie & television personalities.

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