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A: 9 Ways to Ease the Burden of Caregiving November is National Family Caregivers Month, a good time to thank the caregivers among us, and assess your own needs if you find yourself called upon to … more
A: According to David Siskind, MD, DABFP, CMD, Director of Medicine at the Gurwin Jewish Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Commack, NY, seniors most certainly do need vaccinations. As we get … more
Most people know high cholesterol increases your risk for heart disease, heart attacks and stroke, but what they don’t know is whether or not they have high cholesterol.  High cholesterol … more
According to the Centers for Disease Control, each year one out of every three people over the age of 65 falls. In this age group, falls are the leading cause of injury death, and are the most common … more
After a hospitalization or surgery, especially when rehabilitation is prescribed, there is often a decision to make:  should you be admitted to an inpatient rehabilitation program, or return … more
A: Some signs of age are easily noticed in the passersby. Gray or white hair is a sign of aging, as the body’s ability to produce melanin to color hair strands dwindles. Wrinkles in the skin is … more
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