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Understanding the Impact of Aging on Focus and Concentration. Picture of an older black male with a look of strong concentration on his face.

Understanding the Impact of Aging on Focus and Concentration

As we age, it’s natural for various aspects of our cognitive function to change. One area that often undergoes noticeable shifts is our ability to focus and maintain concentration. Whether it’s forgetting where you left your keys or finding it harder to stay engaged in a task, the effects of aging on focus can be […]




Stress Management Techniques for Caregivers: Self-Care Practices for the Long Run. Picture of a young black female helping with the care of an older black female.

Stress Management Techniques for Caregivers: Self-Care Practices for the Long Run

Caregiving can be a rewarding and deeply compassionate role, but it also comes with significant physical and emotional challenges. Caregivers often experience high levels of stress, which, if left unmanaged, can lead to burnout, and negatively impact both their own well-being and the quality of care they provide. We will explore effective stress management techniques […]




In Odor to Tell. Picture of part of a caucasian male's face showing his eye and nose.

In Odor to Tell

Someday doctors may be able to screen for Alzheimer’s using a simple scratch and sniff test, according to two Columbia University studies. Dr. William Kreisl, a neurologist at Columbia University, and a team of researchers studied 84 people in their 60s and 70s, including 58 with memory problems indicative of early Alzheimer’s. Participants took the […]




Factors to Consider When Choosing Senior Care. Picture of a young black female home health aide, taking a walk outside with an older caucasian female.

Factors to Consider When Choosing Senior Care

Choosing the right senior care for yourself or a loved one is a crucial decision that requires thoughtful consideration. With various options available, including in-home care, assisted living, nursing homes, and more, it’s essential to evaluate multiple factors to ensure that the chosen senior care arrangement meets the individual’s needs, preferences, and quality-of-life goals. Here […]




Healthy Teeth Means a Healthy You: How and Why Good Oral Care is Important to Your Health. Picture of a young caucasian female nursing aide, assisting an older caucasian female with brushing her teeth.

Healthy Teeth Means a Healthy You: How and Why Good Oral Care is Important to Your Health

A bright smile and healthy teeth are not just about aesthetics; they are vital indicators of overall health. Maintaining good oral hygiene is essential, as oral health and general health are closely interconnected. This article explores the significance of good oral care and how it contributes to your overall well-being. The Mouth-Body Connection Your mouth […]




Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease. Picture of a pair of hands holding a transparent image of the heart.

Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heart Disease

The common heart disease warning signs are angina, chest pain, dyspnea, edema, and palpitations. Chest Pain There are many causes of chest pain that have nothing to do with the heart, but it is a discomfort or pain felt along the front of the body. Angina chest pain is the most common symptom of poor […]




February is American Heart Month. Picture of heart shaped bubbles laying on a piece of light colored paneling.

February is American Heart Month

No, not because Valentines Day is this month! It is because we all need to be more aware and take care of that important muscle, our heart! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) leading risk factors for heart disease and stroke are high blood pressure, high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, diabetes, […]




Neuropathy in Diabetics. Picture of an older caucasian female holding a glucometer.

Neuropathy in Diabetics

Neuropathies are a series of conditions that cause damage to the nervous system. Two neuropathies are having an increased rate of prevalence, particularly in younger diabetics. These are autonomic neuropathy and small fiber neuropathy. It’s important to recognize the symptoms to discover them sooner. Autonomic neuropathy affects involuntary functions of the nervous system such as […]




The Therapeutic Power of Exercise: A Ray of Hope for Alzheimer's Patients. Picture of an older caucasian male trying to think about something.

The Therapeutic Power of Exercise: A Ray of Hope for Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, is a formidable challenge that affects millions worldwide. As researchers strive to unravel the mysteries of this condition, a growing body of evidence suggests that exercise may hold a key to slowing its progression and improving the quality of life for those affected.1 We explore the intricate relationship between […]




The Five Practices Shown to Extend Life More Than a Decade. Picture of a young black female taking vitamins and preparing healthy foods.

The Five Practices Shown to Extend Life More Than a Decade

In the United States, a majority of individuals fall short of their optimal health potential. A disconcerting six out of ten Americans grapple with at least one chronic disease, as reported by the CDC, with four out of ten facing the challenge of managing two or more conditions. The toll of chronic ailments such as […]






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