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Healthcare might not be what it was once, and it may never be the same. Healthcare continues to evolve. The corona virus pandemic swept the globe in 2020 and marked several changes within the healthcare landscape. One said change that has come to light is the private caregiver hired by families to care for a […]

September 22, 2022

Changes with Home Care

Many will tell you it’s cheaper to stay at home with regard to the aging process. While others will tell you it’s more cost efficient to move into a senior living community. Depending on geographic location, caregiver pool, competition in the area, and necessary care, prices are going to vary. One thing that can be […]

July 6, 2022

The True Cost of Aging

Diabetes and Exercise More than 60% of individuals diagnosed with diabetes do not exercise. Though it is the first and one of the most effective forms of treating diabetes.  Despite the clear evidence, individuals with type II diabetes are among the least likely to engage in exercise. How does diabetes occur? Much of the evidence […]

February 7, 2021

Diabetes and Exercise

Exercising with COPD may seem like a daunting task. However, exercise has the ability to provide symptom relief, and improve overall quality of life. What is COPD? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes a disruption in airflow from the lungs. COPD worsens over time, making it a progressive […]

November 9, 2020

Exercising with COPD

What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease in which an abnormal response of the body’s immune system causes inflammation. This inflammation then destroys the myelin that surrounds and protects the nerve fibers along the central nervous system (CNS). The CNS controls much of the human body, it includes the brain and spinal […]

October 27, 2020

Exercising with Multiple Sclerosis

Exercising with cancer, should you? Should you not? What have you heard? It was previously thought, those who have been diagnosed with cancer should avoid all forms of activity. We’re here to tell you how things have changed! The C-Word within the Aging Community We’ve all heard a number of stories. The grandfather who fought […]

October 19, 2020

Exercising with Cancer

Exercise has been shown to be an effective treatment therapy tool for those with Alzheimer’s disease. Before we can discuss how, we must understand the mechanisms behind both Alzheimer’s and exercise. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? In order to understand what Alzheimer’s disease is, one must know Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia. It is the […]

October 14, 2020

Exercise is a Treatment Tool for Alzheimer’s Disease

Death and taxes, two things promised when born in the United States. Many do not wish to discuss death, for they fear it and know it usually brings a challenging time. Have you ever thought about the factors that reduce the risk of mortality? Especially within the aging years… When discussing a reduction in mortality […]

October 7, 2020

Reducing the Risk of Mortality for Aging Populations

Have you offered your hand to a woman unloading a shopping cart? Have you ever been in the situation in which you offered a helping hand to a woman unloading her groceries from her shopping cart and you did not get the response you had expected? Some take offense to the added support because, in […]

July 1, 2020

Functional Fitness for All Ages

Every day our primary care physicians advise aging populations to get adequate exercise. Well, that’s our hope at least. However, this may not always be the case. Whatever you wish to be the cause… Maybe it’s the lack of time spent with patients due to reimbursement structures, the neglect to understand exercise recommendations or guidelines, […]

June 3, 2020

Is Walking Really Enough?