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Medications are a crucial part of life for most seniors, helping them stay healthy and manage chronic conditions. But for...

Though many primary care physicians are able to make an initial diagnosis of dementia and provide basic care for memory-impairing...

Senior Citizens are the new cool generation. The U.S. population of people over 65 is bigger than it’s ever been...

Our eyes are an important part of our overall health, and there are many things we can do to keep...

The fantasies of retirement paint almost the perfect picture of finding your zen in life – you’re done working for...

While a huge number of today’s population need the help of glasses or contact lenses to improve their sight, it’s...

There is No Shame in Negative Emotions Tied to Caregiving – It’s How You Respond to Them that Matters Aging...

A few weeks back some of our patients were chatting and the conversation was all about wanting to get fitter,...

We’ve all had it happen – forgetting a person’s name or not being able to find the right word. Maybe...

NEHEP resources help you maximize hope and independence for individuals with low vision MAY is Low Vision Month! Low vision is defined...

If you have an aging parent, it’s normal to be worried about their health.  Moreover, if you recently stepped into...

There are several commonly accepted risk factors associated with Alzheimer’s. Some factors like age, family history and heredity cannot be...

When Your Loved One is Increasingly Forgetful: Is It Memory Loss or Just a Senior Moment? As we become increasingly...

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

In spending time with loved ones with dementia, you may find yourself wanting to explore new ways to document or...

Many seniors feel overwhelmed by all the new gadgets and tech. But did you know that they could be benefiting...

If you are one of many America’s suffering from chronic low back pain, you may find that gentle exercise and...

Cholesterol myths: Do eggs cause high cholesterol? Eggs have long been a staple of the American breakfast. Whether you enjoy them sunny-side up, scrambled, hard-boiled, or as an omelet, eggs are no doubt a great start to the morning. Unfortunately, there are myths surrounding eggs, particularly regarding their cholesterol levels. Do Eggs Cause High Cholesterol? If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol, then you probably steer clear of eggs altogether, and if your doctor has warned you about your cholesterol levels, then you may need to cut back on egg consumption. The good news is that you don’t need to fear eggs any longer, regardless of your cholesterol level, as many studies have debunked the myth that eggs are bad for you—so, go ahead and enjoy your eggs. Do Eggs Cause High Cholesterol?  Nutrients in eggs Do Eggs Cause High Cholesterol? There’s no doubt that eggs are a healthy food to eat. They’re a great source of protein, contain 13 essential vitamins and minerals, nine amino acids, along with vitamin D, vitamin B12, phosphorus, and riboflavin. The majority of these nutrients are actually found in the yolk. Furthermore, there are only 78 calories in a boiled egg. Therefore, if you’re not eating eggs or are discarding the yellow center, then you are definitely missing out on essential nutrients that can boost your health....

This year, over 300,000 U.S. seniors will be hospitalized with a hip fracture — a serious injury for any elderly...

Did you know that Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia begin to change one’s brain decades before symptoms appear? 5...

Cooking for seniors is a big part of elderly care. But many family caregivers find themselves stuck between a rock...

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