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Understanding Alzheimer dementia

Alzheimer dementia is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive impairments in cognitive functions and loss of functional independence. Awareness and accepting signs of the dementia is the key to understanding the disease process. It’s a life-limiting illness according to Dr. Zaldy S. Tan, professor of Department of Gerontology, UCLA. It’s one of the leading cause of death in US. The…
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Palliative Care is available to you……

Palliative Care is available to you……

Palliative care focuses on individuals quality of life when you are diagnosed with serious illness such as cancer, heart disease, kidney failure, lung disease, AIDS, cystic fibrosis, ALS, dementia, etc. Palliative care composed of group of professionals including MD, RN, social worker, nutritionist, pharmacist, chaplain and counsellors. They work together as a team to provide you with personalize care. Their…
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Seniors and Exercise

Seniors and Exercise

The trendy exercise phrase “if you don't use it, you lose it’ is never more poignant than it is for seniors. Creating movement in one's body is a vital activity that can prolong and enhance a person's well being. Especially for seniors, the need for movement and exercise has a lot to do with the quality and longevity of their…
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Your parent(s) falling or falls with seniors, do you feel guilty?

Falls or falling can happen to anyone but mostly seniors. There is variety of reasons why senior fall: medications, lost of balance, lost of bone density, muscle wasting or weakness are few reasons why seniors fall. Fall related injuries are associated with significant disability, reduced mobility, independence and increased the risk of premature death. Even in the absence of physical…
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