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Family caregivers can help a stroke victim recover faster

When someone suffers a stroke, one of the side effects is often a loss of mobility in part of the body. ...

March 11, 2011

Alan Wu

PA baby boomers choose to age at home

Pennsylvania is becoming one of the front-runners in the ways that the nation will start to accommodate baby boomers....

March 10, 2011

Alan Wu

Class focuses on keeping joints flexible in old age

Arthritis can be a painful and debilitating condition as one ages. It can also contribute to injuries such as falls....

March 9, 2011

Lisa Wurth

Doctor says a senior’s “biggest fear is falling”

Doctor William Sutton recently told NBC affiliate WECT that the biggest fear among seniors is falling. ...

March 9, 2011

Alan Wu

Senior alert system could benefit dementia patients

Seniors who often have dementia are prescribed drugs and medical services that can cost families a lot of money. ...

March 1, 2011

Alan Wu

Reducing the chance of Alzheimer’s through healthy living

There's no sure way to cure Alzheimer's disease, but various studies have shown that there are some habits that may help one delay or mitigate the onset of the illness. ...

March 1, 2011

Lisa Wurth

5 new housing trends among baby boomers

The International Business Times recently released a list of some steps that older adults will take to ensure that their home is fit for retirement....

February 18, 2011

Jasmine Phu

Abnormal heart rate linked to increased chance of heart disease

Researchers have recently concluded that individuals with abnormal heart rate turbulence may be at a higher risk of suffering from a fatal heart problem, even if their chances are low otherw...

February 17, 2011

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Fitness programs, medical alert system can help with health

Belinda Bagoh has changed careers many times throughout the years - she has worked for Intel, American West Airlines, and several banks, just to name a few....

February 14, 2011

Lisa Wurth

5 ways to deal with an overbearing caregiver

Some families who are rotating caregiving duties from one member to another so that the senior can spend time with each loved one and the caregiving doesn't prove to be overwhelming to anyon...

February 8, 2011

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