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

You don't need to be an alcoholic to increase risk of stroke

You don't need to be an alcoholic to increase risk of stroke

While some earlier research suggests that moderate alcohol consumption could have a beneficial effect against stroke, a new Chinese population study has emerged, and it contradicts these results. It is well-known that drinking alcohol affects our health in different ways, researchers continue to debate on the...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 14, 2019

A clarification on the recent blood pressure drug recalls

A clarification on the recent blood pressure drug recalls

People using blood pressure medications have recently been overwhelmed with a series of medications recalls during the recent months. The reason behind these recalls were trace amounts of cancer-causing chemicals found in some batches of medications. As the recall lists keep increasing, experts...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 12, 2019

Baby Boomers Seek Retirement

Baby Boomers Seek Retirement

Many baby boomers seek to transition into retirement but the majority of employers don’t have much to offer in terms of flexibility. As reported by the Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, seven in ten baby boomers have been reported working after they’ve turned 65, wanting to...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 11, 2019

Ultrasound treatment helps with high blood pressure

Ultrasound treatment helps with high blood pressure

A new surgical procedure that is designed to be as non-invasive as possible focuses on nerves that lead to the kidneys might provide a safer way for people to lower their blood pressure, as well as reduce the amount of medications they consume in the...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 10, 2019

New tools help discover potential risk genes for osteoporosis

New tools help discover potential risk genes for osteoporosis

New risk genes discovered With the help of some specialized tools, scientists have managed to discover a couple of new genes that seem to increase the risk of osteoporosis by affecting bone density. This new discovery could very well open the doors to some new and...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 9, 2019

State-wide attempt for caregiver tax credits

State-wide attempt for caregiver tax credits

The cost of Alzheimer’s caregiving It’s no secret that the person diagnosed with Alzheimer’s is not the only one that gets affected by this disease. Gloria Brown, 79, was reminded of this when she could get a good night’s sleep. This happened because her husband, Arthur...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Apr 7, 2019

Prolonged TV exposure negatively affects memory

Prolonged TV exposure negatively affects memory

Seniors that look to maintain their mental health should consider toning down on their TV watching time. A big new study revealed that people spending even 3.5 hours a day in front of their TV have reported a significant decline in verbal memory. Researchers...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Apr 5, 2019

Type 2 diabetes -everything you need to know

Type 2 diabetes -everything you need to know

Type 2 diabetes is a form of diabetes mellitus and it’s one of the most commonly known types of diabetes, which shouldn’t come as a surprise. A report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers shows that 30.3...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Apr 4, 2019

CMS launches a new innovative app - eMedicare

CMS launches a new innovative app - eMedicare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) are always on the lookout for new and innovative ways in which they can provide better services for their beneficiaries. One of those is the newly formed eMedicare initiative. How can eMedicare help you? As such,...

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Sholem Berkowitz | Apr 3, 2019

Iron deficiency, anemia and hearing loss correlation

Iron deficiency, anemia and hearing loss correlation

An increasing number of research and evidence shows a correlation between anemia and hearing loss, and more specifically – a type of anemia that leads to low iron levels. A 2017 study showed that people with

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Sholem Berkowitz | Apr 2, 2019

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