February 2014

Interim HealthCare Blogs

Can Sleeping Well Reduce Your Risk For Alzheimer's Disease?

Posted: 2/21/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the Study looked at 70 adults in their mid-70s. Researchers asked participants to answer a series of questions designed to measure their sleep patterns prior to having their brains imaged to determine the amount beta amyloid plaque. According to Doctors, beta amyloid plaque is one of the signs that a patient may have Alzheimer’s dise...

February is American Heart Health Month

Posted: 2/8/2014 12:00 AM by Interim HealthCare

There are a number of ways for senior care providers to help the elderly reduce their risk of a stroke. Controlling blood pressure is by far the most effective preventative measure, according to Mayo Clinic. Managing medication properly and encouraging physical activity can also make a big difference.

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