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Can A Test Help Predict How Well Seniors Will Recover From Operations?

By Megan Ray  |  March 24, 2015

When it comes to senior care, significant focus tends to be placed on prevention. Because so many chronic health conditions target seniors, and many of them are incurable, controlling risk factors is one of the most effective ways of keeping older adults healthy.

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Study Uncovers New Treatment For Parkinson's Disease

By Julia Little  |  March 20, 2015

Parkinson's disease can pose a serious health risk for many seniors. In addition to the disruptive symptoms characteristic of the condition, doctors are as yet unable to cure the condition, and it's very difficult to treat. This is driving researchers to seek new methods of managing the disease and its symptoms.

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Are People Waiting Too Long To Seek Help For Heart Disease?

By Megan Ray  |  March 17, 2015

Heart attacks are scary for everyone involved. Despite rising risk of heart disease and, by extension, this condition in the U.S. in recent years, recent research findings have revealed that some women may be more reluctant to seek medical attention for symptoms that could point to an impending heart attack than others.

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Seniors' Unique Nutritional Needs

By Julia Little  |  March 13, 2015

It's no secret that a plentiful diet is a vital component to consider as you get older. Experts recommend that your plate is as colorful as your grandchildren's artwork, with greens, reds and yellows each having their own space in your diet.

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Keep Your Brain Sharp With 4 Memory-Boosting Foods

By Megan Ray  |  March 12, 2015

As you get older, you're probably doing everything you can to ensure your body and mind stay young for as long as possible. There are a number of ways to reduce your risk of cognitive decline, like learning new skills and exercising regularly, but did you know that certain foods can help keep your brain sharp too? Incorporate these four foods into your diet to reap their memory-boosting benefits.

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6 Spring Cleaning Tips For Seniors

By Tim Watt  |  March 10, 2015

As the temperatures begin to rise and the days become longer, spring is in the air. This time of year beckons blooming flowers, chirping birds and a little cleaning. Consider these tips to refresh a senior living home this spring.

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5 Delicious Foods That Keep You Full For Longer

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  March 9, 2015

If you're trying to eat healthier during National Nutrition Month, you might be looking for ways to stop your mid-morning snacking. After all, many people are tempted to reach for unhealthy treats when they get hungry between meals. One solution to this problem is to pack your diet with filling foods that will carry you over between meals. Try incorporating these five delicious ingredients into your daily meals to stay satiated for longer. 

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Can Certain Antioxidants Help Prevent Cancer In Older Women?

By Megan Ray  |  March 9, 2015

With no cure to speak of and many treatment options bringing harsh side effects, prevention is a major focus for both seniors and health care professionals in the fight against cancer. While knowledge as to specific causes of various cancer types may be somewhat limited, new strides are being made in preventive science.

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