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5 Things You Should Know About Psoriasis

Each August, people honor Psoriasis Awareness Month, which sheds light on the skin condition that affects 7.5 million people in the U.S. alone. While this health condition doesn't seem as bad as others, it still can affect people's quality of life and change the way they act on a daily basis. Here are five things you should know about psoriasis.

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Knee Surgery: How To Prepare And Handle The Recovery Process

Many seniors rely on knee surgery to increase their mobility and ease pain that they experience as they become impacted by injury or conditions like osteoarthritis. In 2010 alone, approximately 719,000 knee replacement surgeries were performed in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Seniors should be sure that they're taking the proper steps before and after surgery to ensure that everything goes smoothly. 

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3 Home-Delivery Food Services For Seniors To Try

As you get older and your mobility is limited, you may find it harder to get to the supermarket. You likely have meal options from your retirement community, but once and a while it would probably be nice to make something unique in the comfort of your own kitchen. Luckily, there's a solution for this problem! Many different home-delivery food services have popped up in recent years, and they make it easier than ever to create homemade meals with fresh ingredients. 

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3 Ways To Get More Fiber In Your Diet

Fiber is an essential part of your diet, but do you know if you're getting enough of this nutrient? Here's what seniors need to know about proper fiber intake and a few ways that you can sneak more of it into your daily meals.

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New Drug Offers Hope To Alzheimer's Disease Patients

There could be a new combination of medications that can help treat people diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. While the findings are still in their preliminary stages, they may be just the glimmer of hope that many families affected by Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia need.

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4 No-Cook Meals For Hot Summer Days

When it's the middle of the summer and the temperature creeps up above 90 degrees, chances are that the last thing you want to do is fire up your oven or stove. Unfortunately, this likely means your go-to meals are out of the question. Don't worry, though! There are plenty of nutritious and tasty no-cook meals that are perfect for hot summer days.

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3 Activities For Seniors Experiencing Joint Pain

As the body ages and joints grow weaker due to wear and tear, adults are frequently impacted by joint and muscle pain. For example, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention explained that around 5.2 million people are affected by arthritis throughout the U.S. alone. Although conditions like these can make staying active difficult, it's important that seniors are choosing exercises that ensure they're maintaining a healthy lifestyle without causing further damage to their joints. 

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Give Loved Ones With Alzheimer’s A Chance To Thrive

I live in a high rise building downtown and when I feel motivated, I make my way to the 9th floor. On the ninth floor lies a beautiful outdoor pool, sauna, grill…and yes, the gym. There’s always some kind of excitement happening on the ninth floor, but one day, a few months ago, it was eerily quiet.

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