Better dementia diagnosis and care through amyloid PET scans

Better dementia diagnosis and care through amyloid PET scans

There’s some good news coming from the medical community that claims PET scans that are able to identify changes in the brain that are connected with Alzheimer’s disease might make it easier to reach a diagnosis and improve medical care for people affected by dementia and...

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Darko Siracevski | May 21, 2019

Why You Should Do An Early Detection Test for Alzheimer's

Why You Should Do An Early Detection Test for Alzheimer's

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 65 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. At the moment, approximately 4.5 million people have this disease. If the disease keeps spreading with the same rate, almost 14 million people will be affected by

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Darko Siracevski | May 13, 2019

Which are the 6 newest healthcare innovations?

Which are the 6 newest healthcare innovations?

Every year there is an annual Healthcare Conference in London. This year there was a presentation of more than 350 products. Many of these products are tending to change the healthcare system. The companies also remake and change the old technologies into something new. But which...

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Duska Milcovska | May 10, 2019

Senior Living Market Struggles as Claims Rise

Senior Living Market Struggles as Claims Rise

Lawsuits against senior living communities one the rise As the senior population in the U.S. increases, so does the need for more and more senior living communities. And with more senior living communities come more claims and lawsuits raised against them, so when they lose –...

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Darko Siracevski | May 6, 2019

Announcement of 2019 ‘Adding Life To Years’ Fundraising Gala

Announcement of 2019 ‘Adding Life To Years’ Fundraising Gala

Aldersbridge Communities, formerly known as United Methodist Elder Care, is a non-profit long-term care provider for skilled nursing, rehabilitation, assisted living and independent living services that is present on various locations in Rhode Island. They recently announced their annual “Adding Life to Years” fundraising gala...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 29, 2019

Seniors Much More Likely To Work Now Than in 1985

Seniors Much More Likely To Work Now Than in 1985

As single-income families saw a decline during the last century or so, a big number of seniors in America avoid retirement because of lack of money. The choice of leaving the job and retire is being more difficult to make due to the unsteady social safety nets, insufficient...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 25, 2019

Seniors are flooded with antibiotics

Seniors are flooded with antibiotics

Over-prescription of antibiotics is not the only problem Over-prescription of antibiotics isn’t even the only problem that seniors need to watch out for either. Antibiotics also bring some highly serious risks for seniors, which include nerve damage, tendon problems, and mental health issues as well.

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 24, 2019

Home recovery more popular than rehab facilities among joint replacement patients

Home recovery more popular than rehab facilities among joint replacement patients

What is the best place for recovery? When seniors undergo hip or knee replacement surgery, one of the questions that inevitably gets asked is: “What is the best place for recovery?” The two most common places are at home or in a rehabilitation facility....

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 23, 2019

Alternative treatments for type 2 Diabetes

Alternative treatments for type 2 Diabetes

Some of the alternative treatments for diabetes include bitter melon, cinnamon, and chromium picolinate. While these might help lower your A1C, make a consultation with your health physician before you start using them in your diabetes diet. If you want to take your blood sugar under...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 22, 2019

A smartphone app to detect diabetes

A smartphone app to detect diabetes

Millions of people in the U.S. live their lives not knowing that they have diabetes. A new study has revealed some findings from a smartphone app that might be able to detect diabetes in some people without the need to make a trip to the hospital.

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 19, 2019

Senior living internship a good opportunity

Senior living internship a good opportunity

When discussing internship, the jobs that usually get mentioned are welders, electricians, plumbers, mechanics, and carpenters. However, internship programs can be a great opportunity for the senior living industry, as they allow organization to recruit, train, and keep a greater number of skilled workers. It can also increase...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Apr 18, 2019

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Puts people at Risk of Parkinson's

REM Sleep Behavior Disorder Puts people at Risk of Parkinson's

A recent study found a connection between rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder and Parkinson’s disease diagnosis. What is the indication for this sleep disorder and does it present a new way to predict Parkinson’s earlier? A report published by the

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 15, 2019

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