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Women’s Stroke Awareness

Women’s Stroke Awareness

Acting F.A.S.T. is key to stroke survival. Face: Does one side of the face droop when smiling? Arms: Does one arm drift downward when both arms are raised? Speech: Is speech slurred or strange when repeating a simple phrase? Time: If you see any of these signs, call 9-1-1 immediately. Stroke is the fifth leading … Continue reading Women’s Stroke Awareness

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Back To Basics: Practical Mental Health Information

Back To Basics: Practical Mental Health Information

Since the start of the pandemic, more and more people are talking about mental health. An increasing number of folks are starting to see it for what it is: one important component of your overall health and well-being, just like your physical health. But mental health conditions, resources, and conversations can still feel complicated and … Continue reading Back To Basics: Practical Mental Health Information

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Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

The holiday season is a busy time of year for everyone. With parties, family get-togethers, and new and old traditions, there’s plenty of opportunity to connect with others and share your gratitude in thoughtful ways. For seniors, the holiday time can be particularly special—and particularly challenging. On the one hand, participating in holiday traditions with … Continue reading Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

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Breaking the News – How to Tell the Family a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s

Breaking the News – How to Tell the Family a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of seniors and their families across the country. When a loved one is diagnosed with the disease, it typically creates a scenario that changes everything about how life was once lived. The diagnosis can send shockwaves through the entire family as people come to terms with … Continue reading Breaking the News – How to Tell the Family a Loved One Has Alzheimer’s

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