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Eat more pears to manage glucose levels

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Not only are pears healthy for the average person, but they also benefit people with diabetes by providing plenty of vitamins and nutrients their bodies need to manage their sugar intake.

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Physical activity reduces risk of arthritis

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

As the leading cause of disability, arthritis causes pain and limits mobility. However, recent research may have a solution to lessen the discomfort and reduce the chances of even developing the condition.

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Extra sleep could improve memory in Alzheimer's patients

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A new study connects short sleep hours with memory problems, which could explain why Alzheimer's patients have a harder time remembering certain facts.

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Could this drink reduce the risk of MS?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

There is no surefire prevention for MS, but drinking a certain beverage may be enough to stave off the disease.

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Community engagement brings brain benefits

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

People who engage in certain meaningful pastimes can prevent age-related brain shrinkage.

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Why dental health is important for seniors

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

A team from the Forsyth Institute recently conducted a study examining the link between dental hygiene and cardiovascular health.

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Is height a health risk?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Several studies have highlighted the fact that a shorter height may be linked to an increased risk of certain health problems.

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Engage in these activities to improve memory

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Individuals can embrace a few practices that slow the onset of dementia and reduce the risks of related conditions.

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Now is the time to get outside

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Spending time outside is more than just enjoyable - it's also good for personal health.

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Gratitude makes for a healthier heart

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Depression

One way to improve cardiovascular well-being is to recognize positive aspects of life.

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Want to boost vascular health?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Heart health is an important concern for many seniors.

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Honor Parkinson's Awareness Month this April

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Health organizations have banded together to make April Parkinson's Awareness Month.

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What we learned: March edition

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

There were plenty of news stories and health developments that came to light throughout the past few weeks.

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Muscle still matters for seniors

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

One recent report noted that people who emphasize strength and proper nutrition are in a better position to prevent falls and stave off frailty.

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Beat the heat with the help of this vitamin

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Summer can be a lovely time of year for seniors - as long as they don't fall victim to the heat, that is.

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Determine how salt is affecting personal health

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

A salt shaker may be a fixture in a kitchen, but that doesn't mean it should be.

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Certain vegetables can benefit the mind

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

The importance of a well-balanced diet is often drilled into the minds of seniors.

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How can apples benefit health?

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

One recent study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, focused on the additional benefits apples can bring.

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