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Study shows you can get fit at any age

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Research that examines the benefits of fitness found that even older individuals can reap the rewards of working out, regardless of what their actions were like in the past.

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Mail-order pharmacies may be helpful for seniors, study shows

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

According to a recent study from Kaiser Permanente, patients who used a mail-order pharmacy to refill and receive their medications were less likely to visit the emergency room than those who traveled to a pharmacy in person.

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Understanding the differences between hospice and palliative care

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Hospice

Watching a loved one deal with any type of medical issue can be difficult, but by brushing up on some of the basics of care options, individuals can more confidently make decisions regarding treatment.

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Herbs may prevent mental decline, study shows

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

There are certain foods that can go a long way toward preventing certain diseases and illnesses that affect aging adults, and working these ingredients into a diet could improve an individual's quality of life and reduce the risk of certain health problems.

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Fitness is an important part of diabetes treatment

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Chronic Disease

Not only is exercise essential for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, but it is also important for fighting off some of the effects of the disease, many of which are other medical ailments.

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Study connects rheumatoid arthritis to intestinal bacteria

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Arthritis

The Arthritis Foundation states that overall, about 1.5 million people living in the U.S. have the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis.

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Speaking multiple languages may stave off dementia

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

Although being diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer's disease is widely considered to be unavoidable, a recent research found that speaking multiple languages may delay the onset of these diseases.

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How to provide better long-distance care

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Senior Care

Caring for a parent can be difficult when mom or dad live in a different city, state or even country. However, there are some steps that long-distance relatives can take to better ensure the health and care of a loved one.

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Depression may increase the risk of Parkinson's

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Depression

It appears that there is something else to look out for: an early sign of Parkinson's disease. A recent study published in the journal Neurology found that experiencing depression may increase the risk of being diagnosed with this neurological disease.

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Sleep an integral part of senior care

Published: by Interim HealthCare in Alzheimer's

A recent study suggests that during sleep, the brain rids itself of toxins built up over the course of the day, among them a protein associated with Alzheimer's disease.

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