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Infinity Fall Prevention Program

QUICK FACTS ABOUT FALLS 50% of all people over 75 years old fall each year. Risk for falls increase in the first month after being discharged from the hospital. 15% of all re-admissions to the hospital for seniors are related to falls. Falls account for 10% of ER visits and 6% of hospitalizations for those over 65. Falls are the …

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How To Stop The Pain

By Alex Anderson, Senior Associate Pastor at Bayside Community Church  – Sometimes the answers we seek to our prayers are only a symptom of something much deeper, and more painful, that God needs to heal first. Flu-like Symptoms In April of 1999, LaRinda was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease called Dermatomyositis. It started with flu-like symptoms. Within a year LaRinda …

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Aging Baby Boomers Will Need To Innovate Care Support

By George T. Leamon, CLTC Lutgert Insurance – This is the conclusion of Jacques Légaré, professor at the Université de Montréal, who studies aging baby-boomers.  The study notes that this is a generation for whom children are relatively rare and stable couples almost an exception. In a paper presented at the 2010 Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, held …

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THE UNITED STATES OF AGING!

By Dr. Rich Bimler, Lutheran Life Communities – Good news abounds from a Spring, 2012 survey of 2250 adults over 60 by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). Check out some of these findings: 1. Over 80% say they have a strong sense of purpose and passion about life now and in the future. 2. 92% report that they manage …

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Ouch! My Eye Hurts

By Dr. Todd B. Lang – According to the American Society of Trauma (ASOT), approximately 2.5 million eye injuries occur every year in the United States. Adult males 18 to 45 years of age are the most common age group to get injured in just under half of reported injuries. Approximately 25% of reported injuries occur in children under 18 …

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Denial – it’s a cycle of self-defeat

By Dr. Caroline Cederquist and AnneElena Foster – A friend showed up late for lunch one day complaining that the dry cleaner had shrunk a favorite skirt and she’d been unable to get the zipper closed. She explained her exasperation with the cleaners as she popped mouthfuls of heavily buttered bread into her mouth, never considering that it might be buttered …

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Concept 10 10 – The Future of Exercise

At Concept 10 10, you work out once a week with high intensity, totally private and with constant supervision. The following article describes what is going on in such a training session. Intensity Ideally, every exercise should be repeated until it is impossible to continue movement in a technically correct manner, that is, until the involved muscles fail. At this …

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The Adolescent Foot

By Jaye Sadler, Physical Therapist – As we prepare to send our school-age children back to school, one of the most important things on your child’s back to school list should be proper footwear. Here in Florida, there is a temptation to live in “flip-flops” due to the mild climate. This can be a bad choice for the demands of …

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Annuities: Are They Right for You?

By George Leamon, CLTC – Investing in employer-sponsored 401(k) and 403(b) plans are important for your future and security during retirement. Yet, contributions to these plans are limited and may not provide enough income during your golden years, especially if you begin saving later in life. To ensure there is enough income later, an annuity may be a viable option …

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Healthier Ways To Treat Parkinson’s Disease

By Ramon Gil, M.D. – For many reasons, before and after carbidopa/levodopa was available (used for the first time in the late 1960’s), physicians have heavily depended on drug treatment for Parkinson’s Disease (PD) and related disorders. In 1994, Dr. Cynthia Comella, from Rush Presbyterian-St. Luke Medical Center in Chicago, published the first controlled clinical trial looking at the effect …

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