How To Spread Awareness During Mental Health Month

By MEgan Ray  |  May 5, 2015

May is National Mental Health Month. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 9.6 million adults in the U.S. were impacted by a debilitating mental illness, inhibiting their ability to live a healthy, productive lifestyle in 2012. 

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iPad App May Help Stroke Patients

By Tim Watt  |  May 5, 2015

Sometimes, a person who has experienced a stroke may deal with speech issues as a result. However, therapy through an iPad may be able to help people's speech recovery. 

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How To Preserve Seasonal Produce

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 4, 2015

Farmers markets often carry amazing fresh produce during the spring and summer, often for low prices. These ingredients are a perfect addition to your senior nutrition plan, but wouldn't it be great if you could enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables all year? Here are a few ways that you can preserve the produce that you grow or buy during the peak months without going through the lengthy process of canning.

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Sunrise Resident’s Artwork Is A Timeless Beauty

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  May 1, 2015

In April, Mary Valle was named one of six winners in the 2015 ALFA and Sargent Art Senior Living Art Showcase for a lovely painting entitled Timeless Beauty. Mary grew up in Swampscott, Massachusetts and has lived in town for most of her life, now residing at Bertram House of Swampscott, MA. Mary’s suite at the community is filled with amazing pieces of artwork that she has created over the years. This piece in particular has gained much attention on social media as the story behind it is truly incredible. We sat down with Mary to learn more about her background and how she became such an accomplished artist.

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New Wearable Reduces Risk of Collision For Visually Impaired

By Julia Little  |  May 1, 2015

Americans of all ages are impacted by vision loss. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, of the 14 million citizens experiencing debilitating visual impairment, 1.6 million are over the age of 50. There's a serious need for enhanced therapeutic and rehabilitation treatment methods to assist these patients in performing daily activities.

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AMA And CDC Launch New Diabetes Prevention Program

By Tim Watt  |  May 1, 2015

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2014 approximately 21 million people were diagnosed with diabetes in the U.S. The CDC also estimates that another 8.1 million people with diabetes have remained undiagnosed. These numbers grow every year, highlighting the need for effective prevention methods.

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Canadian Seniors Get Bigger Benefits

By Tim Watt  |  April 30, 2015

Canadian seniors rejoice! You may have more money to spend than you think.

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Study Finds Some Older Women Still Have Hot Flashes

By Megan Ray  |  April 30, 2015

Most women reach menopause somewhere between age 50 and 60. However, according to a recent study, some women are still experiencing symptoms well after the average time frame. 

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