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Pill may be more Accurate than Mammograms in Screening for Breast Cancer

Aging is an Increased Risk for Breast Cancer Aging is an increased risk for breast cancer and the older a woman gets, the greater is the risk of contracting breast cancer. Women age 70 and over are at the highest risk. Mammography Makes Errors It is imperative for women to have regular screening to detect…

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Knitting Therapy for Seniors

Knitting Therapy is a Popular Activity Knitting is one of the handcrafts that is still popular in today’s digital world and knitting therapy has shown itself to be enormously beneficial for senior health in a preventive way and in a therapeutic way. Knitting is both mental and physical therapy. It is beneficial for the mind…

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Vascular Dementia – Vascular Cognitive Impairment (VCI)

Vascular Dementia – Vascular Cognitive Impairment (VCI) Vascular dementia also called vascular cognitive impairment (VCI) is the second most common form of dementia after Alzheimer’s Disease, but it can sometimes be prevented. In some ways they appear similar, but the cause of each one is completely different. Vascular dementia is caused by obstructions and damage…

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Malnutrition in Seniors

Malnutrition Normal Weight and Overweight  Malnutrition is a condition where a person does not get enough proper nutrients in their diet. Seniors are especially vulnerable for suffering from malnutrition. Even a normal weight or overweight senior can still be suffering from malnutrition – they get enough calories, but not enough of the right food to…

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Seniors and Art Therapy

Art Therapy is Non-Pharmacological Treatment Art Therapy has been shown to be very beneficial to seniors in both short and long care rehabilitation and nursing facilities like the Ditmas Park Rehab and Care Center in Brooklyn, New York.  Art Therapy is a non-pharmacological way to treat seniors whether their problems are physical like recovering from…

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Stroke Rehabilitation and Neurologic Music Therapy (NMT)

Music Enabled Movement in Limbs Paralyzed by Strokes The Hearing Before The Special Committee on Aging United States Senate August 1, 1991 contains testimonies from doctors and scientists about stroke survivors who were paralyzed in a leg and unable to move or walk, but could tap their foot when listening to music. Other stroke victims…

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Stroke Rehabilitation

High blood pressure, High Cholesterol, Diabetes, Smoking and Obesity The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that more than 795,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year and for about 610,000 of them this is their first stroke. Strokes kill about 140,000 Americans every year, which is 1 in every 20 deaths. About 87%…

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Pet Therapy Benefits for Seniors

Man’s Best Friend Pets have been around for a long time helping people and there is probably no better example of “man’s best friend” than those seeing-eye dogs that assist the blind. While many seniors love animals, they no longer have the strength to properly care for one. Although walking a dog is good exercise…

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