Being a Senior Living with PTSD

Seniors have the privilege of having lived for many years. Seniors have had full lives, sometimes including challenging events. Events that were extremely traumatic may have caused a person to acquire the condition known as PTSD – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Are you a senior living with PTSD?   What is PTSD? We go through…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November is the time to be thankful, a time to remember and to embrace those who enrich our lives. Wishing you a harvest of blessings, good health, and good times. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Your Gift for National Family Health History Day

We are going to discuss today what may be the greatest and most unique gift that you can give your family this November!  Your gift for National Family Health History Day, we suggest, could be a family health history record. As people gather round the table for Thanksgiving Day, this November, there is a double…

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World Antibiotics Awareness Week and Seniors: Use Antibiotics with Awareness

It is World Antibiotics Awareness Week and seniors and professionals are taking a refresher. The topic is antibiotic resistance. Let’s begin with a quiz question. What is the connection between “30%” and “use of antibiotics”? The answer is: the CDC says that at least thirty percent of the antibiotics prescribed for patient outside of hospitals…

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Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It is the most common cancer worldwide. Lung Cancer is the number one cancer killer of women and men in the United States. It takes more lives every year than colon, prostate, ovarian and breast cancers combined. Early detection leads to 20% fewer lung cancer deaths each year.

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Honoring Veteran’s Day

On this Veteran’s Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to our veterans and their families who have scarified so much that we can live free.

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Healthy Eating for Seniors to Avoid Reflux – GERD Awareness Week

Healthy eating for seniors is a fun project. You get to eat carrots and broccoli. But the difference is that now you are choosing to be healthful, and you are making the healthier food choices.  Healthy eating for seniors to avoid reflux takes you one step further.   When you were younger, eating healthy might…

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

The month of November is known as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. President Ronald Reagan made that designation in 1983 and it is something that is still recognized today. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, at that time there were less than two million people with the disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a type of dementia that leads to memory,…

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Senior Activities for Veterans Day – Saluting the Veterans

Veterans Day, soon coming on November 11, is a day set aside for honoring all veterans. Senior activities for Veterans Day are meaningful to seniors, many of whom may have lost relatives in wars, which are now history. Remembering what the veterans did for America is not only obligatory, it is also wise. However, the…

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