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A Potential Cure For Alzheimer’s Disease Found By Israeli Researchers

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A potential cure for Alzheimer’s disease was recently announced by three Israeli medical research teams.   A multi-disciplinary team from the Technion–Israel Institute of Technology and Bar-Ilan University have created a medicine that goes directly to the brain. This medication slows the accumulation of a harmful protein that is a major cause of Alzheimer’s disease.…

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Celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week

Join us in celebrating National Handwashing Awareness Week. Regular handwashing, particularly before and after certain activities, is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others. It’s quick, it’s simple, and it can keep us all from getting sick. Handwashing is a win for everyone, except…

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Best Ways to Have Fun with a Senior in an Assisted Living Facility

According to a recent study, the number of seniors living in assisted care facilities number over 700,000. If you have a family member living in one of these facilities, you can still have fun and meaningful times with them by visiting them on a regular basis and participating in activities that they like. It’s also…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health, and good times. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Senior Sleeping Issues: Tips to Help Mom Sleep

As your loved one ages, many things they used to do effortlessly become much harder. One of those things is sleep. Whether your loved one has dementia, Parkinson’s, or is simply approaching old age, senior sleeping issues are going to come up. There’s a lot you can do, though, to help them out. Here are…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common cancer worldwide. Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women and men in the United States. It takes more lives every year than colon, prostate, ovarian and breast cancers combined. Early detection leads to 20% fewer lung cancer deaths each year.

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Easy Survival Guide to Thanksgiving Dinner and Diabetes

One of the biggest dinners of the year is around the corner. Everyone around you is busy stocking up on stuffing, yams, pumpkin pie, marshmallow fluff…and you’re stuck. Why? Because you’re a caregiver, and your older loved one has diabetes. And everyone knows that Thanksgiving dinner and diabetes just don’t go together. Or do they?…

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Honoring Veterans Day

On this Veteran’s Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have scarified so much that we can live free.

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