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Sleep and Aging – Senior Sleep Guide

by | April 11th, 2017

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Insomnia is a problem for over 50% of all adults in the US over the age of 65 and the percentage is even higher worldwide.  Tuck Sleep Foundation created a piece to help adults and senior citizens deal with everything from insomnia to sleep aids to CBT and have also curated all of the relevant support…Read the Rest of Article

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What Your Aging Parents Want You To Know

by | April 10th, 2017

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Getting older can be difficult on both the aging person and the others in their life. It can be confusing for adult children to understand what role their parents want them to play. Settling into a new lifestyle, especially after moving to a long-term care facility, can be an emotional transition for anyone, but adult…Read the Rest of Article

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Is it time for long-term care?

by | April 4th, 2017

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One of the most difficult conversation one can have with their parents is about long-term care. Adult children often feel uncomfortable determining if it is time for their loved one to quit living on their own and move into a retirement community or health care facility. And it can be awkward to approach their parents…Read the Rest of Article

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Mental Stimulation Slows Progression of Alzheimer’s

by | March 20th, 2017

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Alzheimer’s disease currently affects the lives of nearly 5 million Americans and is a common worry for aging seniors. Scientists have yet to find a cure, but the research has helped to develop a better understanding of the disease. Even though it cannot be cured or reversed, there are ways to reduce the symptoms and…Read the Rest of Article

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A Tea For Every Ailment

by | March 6th, 2017

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Tea isn’t just for British folks or for when you’re feeling under the weather. There’s more to it than just “sweet” or “unsweet.” Some types of tea can soothe your body and mind, and others can energize you. There’s a tea to fit every need, but which one is right for you? Here are the…Read the Rest of Article

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ARE YOU PREPARED FOR FLU SEASON?

by | November 7th, 2016

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Though it still feels like summer, flu season has begun. We are all aware that our best defense is getting a flu shot each year. If you haven’t gotten one yet, it isn’t too late. But, there are other steps you can take to help prevent spreading the flu virus.   • Wash your hands…Read the Rest of Article

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Altenheim Day 2016!

by | October 25th, 2016

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On a crisp fall morning last Saturday, Oct. 22, more than 100 residents and friends of EdenHill Communities helped rekindle the tradition of Altenheim Day, a historical re-creation of a 1910 farmer bringing provisions to share with area seniors. Meeting in Comal Cemetery for a brief prayer service, participants followed a horse-and wagon with teamster…Read the Rest of Article

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More Reasons to Practice Yoga

by | May 17th, 2016

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A recent study funded by the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation showed improved memory and cognition among Seniors age 55 and up who participated in yoga one hour per week plus 20 minutes of meditation each week. The study was conducted over a period of 12 weeks. In addition to improved memory, the participants saw…Read the Rest of Article

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Eggs: To Eat or Not To Eat?

by | April 29th, 2016

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  Are eggs bad for you?  That is the question many people ask now.  We often hear eggs are demonized for causing cholesterol level to skyrocket.  Is that true?   The truth is eggs are a fantastic source of lean protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids and they also contain important nutrients.  One large egg…Read the Rest of Article

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Vitamin C and Cold Prevention

by | April 1st, 2016

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The temperature outside is getting warmer, but cold season is still lingering.  Colds are caused by more than 200 viruses, and antibiotics are powerless against them.  Since the 1970s, the most popular alternative treatment has been Vitamin C when Nobel Prize scientist Linus Pauling endorsed it as a cure for the common cold.   So,…Read the Rest of Article

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