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Addressing Medication Discrepancies in Elderly Patients: A Vital Aspect of Geriatric Care

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It Happens to All of Us! Picture of an older caucasian male and a young caucasian male lifting light barbell weights together.

It Happens to All of Us!

As we get older, we start to realize we’re not as strong as we used to be … or as flexible. And we admit that we don’t have as much pep as we used to have, either. And we wonder: What’s the best yet safest way I can get back in shape — and improve […]




Unraveling the Connection: Exploring the Link Between Blood Sugar and Dementia. Picture of a blood sugar monitor in front of a delicious looking cake.

Unraveling the Connection: Exploring the Link Between Blood Sugar and Dementia

As our understanding of brain health continues to evolve, researchers have uncovered a compelling link between blood sugar levels and the risk of dementia.1 While diabetes has long been recognized as a significant risk factor for cognitive decline, emerging evidence suggests that even subtle fluctuations in blood sugar levels among non-diabetic individuals may contribute to […]




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 […]




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 […]




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 […]




Resistance Training Reduces Risk of Diabetes. Picture of an older caucasian female holding a lightweight barbell in one hand and a cake in the other hand.

Resistance Training Reduces Risk of Diabetes

A recent study shows that resistance training can significantly reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Resistance training includes exercises in which a muscle contraction is opposed by force to increase strength or endurance. The study included adults between the ages of 50-69, each of whom were screened for prediabetes.1 The participants completed a […]




Know Your 3 Big Heart Numbers. Picture of 2 hearts along an echocardiograph read out.

Know Your 3 Big Heart Numbers

Your heart is one of the most vital organs in your body and keeping it healthy is crucial for a long and fulfilling life. To assess and monitor your heart health, you need to be aware of three key numbers that provide valuable insights into the state of your cardiovascular system. These numbers can help […]




Connection Found Between Sleep issues and Elevated Stroke Risk. Picture of an older caucasian female sitting up in bed unable to sleep.

Connection Found Between Sleep issues and Elevated Stroke Risk

A recent investigation published in the online edition of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, suggests a potential link between sleep disturbances and an increased susceptibility to strokes. The study, which delved into sleep patterns, snoring, and sleep apnea, reveals intriguing associations but doesn’t establish a causal relationship. According to the […]




Navigating Veganism in Seniors: Assessing the Health Benefits and Considerations. Picture of a caucasian female nurse or dietician and a bunch of vegetables and fruits.

Navigating Veganism in Seniors: Assessing the Health Benefits and Considerations

Veganism, a dietary lifestyle that excludes all animal products, has gained significant popularity in recent years.1,2 It is the position of the American Dietetic Association and Dietitians of Canada that appropriately planned vegetarian diets are healthful, nutritionally adequate, and provide health benefits in the prevention and treatment of certain diseases. Approximately 2.5% of adults in […]






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