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Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease | National Institute on Aging

September 10, 2012

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  Caring for a Person with Alzheimer’s Disease Your Easy-to-Use Guide from the National Institute on Aging This comprehensive, 104-page handbook offers easy-to-understand information and advice for at-home caregivers of people with Alzheimer’s disease. It addresses all aspects of care, from bathing and eating to visiting the doctor and getting respite care. via Caring for […]

Cancer Survivors Who Exercise Live Longer – NYTimes.com

May 20, 2012

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Can going for a walk improve cancer survivors’ long-term prognosis? It may, according to new research showing that exercise can lower survivors’ risk of premature death, not only from cancer but from any cause. The findings are likely to resonate widely at a time when about 14 million Americans, and many more worldwide, have survived […]

Diabetes interventions work, even in older adults.

May 3, 2012

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This is great news for all those with diabetes, particularly the elderly. If you have trouble managing your diabetes or know someone that does ask for help. This disease is a serious one that can result in very serious complications that can lead to an early death. Let someone know you are struggling, Medicare may […]

May 2012 Health Observations Calendar

April 13, 2012

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May 1 – 31 Arthritis Awareness Month Arthritis Foundation P.O. Box 7669 Atlanta, GA 30357-0669 (800) 283-7800 (404) 872-0457 Fax help@arthritis.org www.arthritis.org   Materials available Contact: Carol Galbreath 1 – 31 Better Hearing and Speech Month American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2200 Research Boulevard, Mailstop 215 Rockville, MD 20850 (800) 498-2071 (301) 296-5700 (301) 296-8580 Fax bhsm@asha.org www.asha.org/bhsm/   […]