Adjustable Sink For Sitting Or Standing Helps Elderly And Disabled

An adjustable sink has been created and manufactured by Pressalit Care that can be adjusted after installation.  No more reaching or crouching for senior citizens and the disabled as they brush their teeth or wash their hands. The Matrix Medium sink can be adjusted up to 7.8 inches in height using either an easy-to-reach crank handle…

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Mourning Before Death: The Anguish Families Go Through

Mourning before death is an anguish many families experience. This pileup of complex emotions is known as “anticipatory loss.” “The deterioration of function, disability, and suffering have their own grieving processes, but helping families deal with that isn’t built into the health care system. The anguish accompanying aging isn’t openly discussed. Instead, these emotions are typically…

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Guillain-Barre Syndrome is a rare disorder in which your body’s immune system attacks the nervous system. Weakness and tingling in the extremities are usually the first symptoms. These sensations can quickly spread, eventually paralyzing your whole body. The illness can be the result of an infectious illness such as a respiratory infection or the stomach…

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Medicaid Expansion Leads To Increase In Early Cancer Detection

A new study from University of Pittsburgh and Indiana University, published online last month by the American Journal of Public Health, found that states that expanded Medicaid increased cancer diagnoses by 6.4 percent more than ones that did not. Researchers compared data from 2014, the first year of Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, to previous…

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Memory Improvement In Seniors Through Deep Sleep

Memory lapses are more common and frequent in the elderly, perhaps because their brain waves can’t sync to save new memories, researchers at University of California, Berkeley found. In stage 4 sleep, the brain produces delta waves almost exclusively. It is very difficult to wake someone during stages 3 and 4, which together are called deep sleep. There is no eye…

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Happy Holiday From Santa and The Children!

Happy Holidays to all of our friends and families! Santa was here spreading his good cheer and we also gave back to our community with teddy bear gifts to the children of our local school! God bless everyone and happy 2018!

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Stress: Take This Great Advice On How To Get Relief

Stress is a daily occurrence for all of us. Whether it’s the daily round-trip work commute, hassles with the boss and work colleagues, or an avoidable spat with the spouse, it’s there. And, if you don’t bring your stress under control, it can you make you very sick, and even kill you.      …

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Your Pet Won’t Stop Your Physical And Mental Ageing

Owning a pet doesn’t prevent age-related declines in physical or mental health, a recent study found.     Pet: The  Study Protocol Some studies have suggested that pets can improve psychological health, perhaps by easing loneliness or providing companionship. Other research has suggested at health benefits such as weight regulation and improved heart health, possibly from having to walk…

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