Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

About Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible brain disease that slowly destroys memory skills, thinking skills and, eventually, the ability to carry out daily activities, leading to the need for full-time care. Dementia is the general term for a group of brain disorders that cause problems with thinking, memory and behavior. Alzheimer’s disease is…

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Testing For Osteoporosis

While we just completed Osteoporosis Awareness Month in May, it is important that Osteoporosis stays in the forefront for many people.  Approximately half of all women and a fourth of all men age 50 or over will break a bone at some point due to Osteoporosis. Each year about one third of all adults in the US age 65 or…

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Celebrating Nurses

This year, National Nurses Week, traditionally celebrated from May 6 to May 12 each year, is a month-long celebration to expand opportunities to elevate and celebrate nursing. There couldn’t be a more fitting time to show our gratitude for the men and women who have been on the front lines, working tirelessly to care for…

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National Arthritis Awareness Month

For those impacted by Arthritis, May is an important month. May is National Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the United States, with over 50 million Americans impacted by the disease. The three most common types of arthritis are rheumatoid arthritis (RA), Osteoarthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis.  Facts about Arthritis in…

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