Exercises For Senior Citizens To Keep Active and Healthy

The older you get, the more important strength, agility, power, and lean mass become in maintaining your health. Most seniors expect strength and all the other elements of physical ability to decrease but exercise is good for just about everyone, including senior citizens. There are four different types of exercises:  Aerobic, or endurance, activities to
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Moving Your Senior Loved One Into Rehabilitation

After your senior loved one is discharged from the hospital, they may still need care from a short-term or long-term rehabilitation center but there may be complications during the admission process that cause them to be readmitted into the hospital. However, here are some steps to help identify high-risk admissions to rehab or home health
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Curis Concord December Success Story

December Success Story: Catherine Dennis

Patient Name: Catherine Dennis Admitted: 11/12/2018 Ms. Dennis was admitted to Curis at Concord for rehabilitation after a right hip fracture. Ms. Dennis has made remarkable progress in rehab. She has adapted well to her treatment program and is described as an enthusiastic participant by rehab staff. Ms. Dennis has decided to remain at the
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How To Talk To Your Elderly Parents About Moving Into a Nursing Home

While the majority of older Americans are attracted to the idea of aging at home, according to the Department of Health and Human Services 70% of adults aged 65 and over will need some form of long-term care. Additionally, with every year that passes, their chance of needing care increases. When a parent is unable
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Experimental Alzheimer’s Vaccine Test Cuts Dementia Cases

Researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas said a new experimental Alzheimer’s disease vaccine showed promising results during recent testing in mice and are hopeful the vaccine will make it to human trials. In the animal trials researchers said the experimental vaccine showed it could delay the effects of the degenerative brain
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