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Ease the Aches & Pains: Nutritional Supplements and Osteoarthritis Pain Management––College Pharmacy

In a study released by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, it was found that one in 10 adults in the U.S. receive treatment for arthritis pain (over 20 million people!). Osteoarthritis, the most common form of joint disease, is often caused by the degeneration of a joint due to aging, acute or chronic trauma, or certain metabolic conditions. […]

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Too Busy to Exercise?––Bob Block Fitness

Let’s face it; we’re all time-starved. Our culture is conditioning us to multi-task and squeeze more into each day. Ever think to yourself, “Wow, there just aren’t enough hours in the day?” How often do you end the day wishing you had done more? Stress is a very real factor in our lives. Have you ever tried exercise as a way to reduce stress? Health professionals in all fields profess exercise as the primary tool and most effective means to reduce stress and lead a healthier, longer life. Yet, why don’t we heed this advice that is overwhelmingly true? I’ll tell you why…because there is always a tomorrow to get started. There are a finite number of tomorrows. Your tomorrow should be today. […]

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CHOICES––IT IS UP TO YOU!––ParkGate

Life is full of choices and that is usually a good thing. Our whole life, we are told to make choices wisely. And to do that, about anything, we need to educate ourselves. The same applies to everyone as we age. Unfortunately, it’s my experience that when people hear the words “senior living” often the first thing that comes to mind is a nursing home. Actually, in “senior living” we have a great deal of choices. And choices help to give people more of a variety, because all people are not the same––not in health or aging. Let’s discuss the various choices available. […]

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Companion Care Advantages––Ray of Sunshine Senior Care

Facts compiled by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice show that 7.6 million permanently disabled and chronically or terminally ill individuals in the United States receive home care services. Although the majority of home care recipients are over the age of 65 years, many are discharged from hospitals to home care so they can continue to receive the rehabilitative care they need. […]