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Aging in Place – Safety Modifications to Your Home

Safety Modifications to Your Home

A term or concept that is becoming more and more popular these days is “aging in place” – being able to stay in one’s homes as one grows older.  Most likely the aging of a large group of baby boomers has a lot to do with this. More and more people are concerned about their ability to live comfortably in …

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Preparing for Disasters…Are You Ready?

Preparing for Disasters

Disasters can happen anytime, anyplace to anyone, but as a resident of Florida it is  important to approach hurricane season fully prepared with a plan especially for those caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or other memory impairments. Disasters can be particularly disruptive to the daily living of older adults and their caregivers.  An emergency can exacerbate the effects of …

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Alzheimer’s Awareness

Alzheimer’s Awareness

As life throws us curveballs, we become more accustomed to making hard decisions. This doesn’t mean they get easier, just more bearable. As we mature, we gain the wisdom to reassure ourselves that the most difficult choices are usually the right ones. Knowing someone who has Alzheimer’s disease is more common than ever. This heartbreaking ailment has placed a fork …

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Taking a Spin Around the Dance Floor Increases Mental Health

If you’ve ever watched ABC’s hit TV show “Dancing with the Stars,” then you know that dancing is hard work. Dance has long been known to be an excellent way to stay physically fit. But could there be mental and cognitive benefits to dancing as well? Recent studies have proven that symptoms of depression, stress, fatigue, and headaches can be …

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Cutting Edge Technology and Science Meet to Make You Look Years Younger!

Cutting Edge Technology and Science Meet

Swan Age Reversal Centers specializes in aesthetic procedures that help their clients look younger, thinner, and more vibrant. Due to huge year round demand for their services, a new Naples office is opening August 2014 and a Sanibel location is opening October 2014. Swan Centers services hundreds of clients and does thousands of procedures annually and have a 98% approval …

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Rising Temperature = Increase in Eye Injuries

Rising Temperature

It’s finally summer – and it’s all fun and games until somebody’s eye gets hurt. During the summer months the number of patients reporting to doctor’s offices and emergency rooms because of eye injuries increases exponentially. Keep that in mind while you are enjoying warm temperatures and the great outdoors. Pool Chemicals Pool chemicals are added to keep germs from …

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Osteoarthritis Pain Relief and Repair with Stem Cell Prolotherapy

Osteoarthritis is a chronic and debilitating joint disease. It occurs through a sequence of events that has, at its core, a loss of joint cartilage.This affects other joint structures, and eventually will lead to joint space narrowing and bony overgrowth, progressing until joint movement becomes noticeably restricted. What occurs before the cartilage loss? Osteoarthritis almost always begins with ligament weakness …

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Stem Cells: Helping Veterans Fight Lung Disease

Stem Cells

By David Ebner, Staff Writer As they stormed Omaha Beach in Normandy and scurried across the decks of destroyers and aircraft carriers, they weren’t thinking about their health. When they enlisted, they weren’t looking for a job; they were answering a call. Memorial Day and the Fourth of July are holidays designed to remember the men and women of the …

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When It May Be Unsafe for Elders to Live Alone

Unsafe for Elders to Live Alone

Most families eventually have to deal with a complicated and heart-wrenching question: How do I know when an aging relative needs more help than the family can provide? On the one hand, there are numerous 90-year-olds living completely independent lives; on the other hand, there are lots of people in their 70s and even 60s who find they need more …

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Do it for Dad!

Do it for Dad

By Virginia ‘Ginya’ Carnahan, APR, CPRC – Dattoli Cancer Center & Brachytherapy Research Institute Okay – our short-lived spring has passed; kids are out of school; vacations  are  starting  and  Father’s  Day signals the official start of summer!  This is the perfect time for all you Dads to consider an annual check-up.  (Yeh – right!  I can just see your …

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