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New Senior Ideas on Nutrition and Sleep

New Senior Ideas on Nutrition and Sleep

Two research studies have prescribed new approaches to aging - one for diet and one for better sleep. As people get older there are different requirements both nationally and biologically. Trying to address seniors with solutions that are appropriate for younger people may not be the best cour... Read More


Seven Tips to Successfully Caring For an Older Adult

Seven Tips to Successfully Caring For an Older Adult

Coinciding with a longer life expectancy is an increased demand for family members to serve as caregivers for older adults. Being a caregiver can be a demanding, stressful, and seemingly thankless job - but it is truly a blessing for elderly individuals to remain with family rather than spend ... Read More


Women With Depression At Risk For Osteoporosis

Women With Depression At Risk For Osteoporosis

A study from the National Institute of Mental Health has found that women who suffer from depression are more likely to enter menopause with an increased risk of bone fractures. Researchers report that 17% of women with depression had decreased bone mass in the femoral neck, compared to 2% of... Read More


Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

Reducing Stress Lowers Risk of Cardiovascular Problems

A Review in The Lancet reveals the importance of healthy lifestyle choices to reduce stressors related to cardiovascular risk factors. Researchers from John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore examined records between 1990 to 2006. They observed how stress affects the sympathetic nervous system, im... Read More



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