Poor Sleep Linked to Blood Sugar

Thirty-five percent of people report getting less than the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep nightly. People who don’t get enough sleep are prone to health problems, including type 2 diabetes. How sleep or lack of it affects...

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Joanne Freeborn, RN, Hometown Hero

Bringing Back the Sunshine Nurse Joanne Freeborn helps patients adopt healthy routines ​by Julia Browning, EBella Magazine, July, 2020 There are lucky people among us who know what their calling is and strive to live it every day.  ​Nurse...

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Senior Health Concern – Hoarding

Hoarders, clutterers, pack rats, and collectors are a few terms used to describe people with a lot of items in their home, office, car, storage unit, and maybe overflowing into the yard.  The accumulation of objects can become a...

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The Right Way to Kill Coronavirus Germs

Killing risky germs on household surfaces is nothing new, most of us are already doing it when we routinely clean the kitchen and bathroom.  However, with concerns over COVID, keeping frequently-touched household surfaces like counter tops, phones, faucet handles,...

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September is Emergency Preparedness Month

Disasters do not plan ahead, but we can. September is National Preparedness Month and encourages people to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. The effort is led by the Federal Emergency Management...

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Delusions and Paranoia with Dementia

“Someone stole my purse and all my money!”  “Why am I being held a prisoner in my house?” “Why are all these people in my home?” For people with dementia and in particular with Lewy Body Dementia, it is...

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Malnutrition in Adults

While many of us focus our diets around trying to lose weight and prevent disease; nutrition issues for the elderly can be the just the opposite. Good nutrition plus calorie intake is important for overall health and well-being, yet...

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What is Memory?

What is memory? According to the definition in the dictionary, memory is the power of the brain to recall past experiences or information. Memory is the process of encoding, storing, and retrieving experiences and knowledge. It makes us who...

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UV Safety Month

The summer months are known for being hot, hot, and HOT! There are many benefits to being outdoors in the sunlight, such as exercising, swimming, and getting a daily supply of Vitamin D. While the sun shines brightly in...

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