Category 'Health/Medical'

Family Caregivers Step In After Hospital Stays; How Diabetics Can Protect Eyesight

These and other stories are in the November edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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10 Best Ways to Take Care of YOU

Preventative care is one of the most important investments you can make in living life well.

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Wearable Health Sensors Are Just a Wrist Away

Today, biometrics engineers and tech firms across the globe are speedily developing sensors and wearable technologies that can monitor your health from a distance.

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Cooperative Caregiver Siblings; Hospital Observation Care Can Be Pricey for Medicare Patients

These and other stories are in the October edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Traveling Abroad for Medical Care

Across the globe, people traveling to another country for healthcare are part of the growing medical tourism industry.

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Family Caregivers: Are You Familiar With “Presenteeism”?

You know the term “absenteeism,” but have you heard of “presenteeism”?

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Falls Are No. 1 Cause of Spinal Cord Injuries; Dementia Care Costs More Than Cancer and Heart Disease

These and other stories are in the September edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Older Women Carrying Extra Weight Risk Health Issues

Some older women joke about being “fluffy” or growing “love handles,” but carrying additional pounds as you age can cause a weighty list of health complications.

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Could Eye Changes Detect Alzheimer’s Disease?

All eyes are on a study presented at the Neuroscience 2013 conference that notes how the thickness of certain retinal cells in the eye may help indicate the advancement of Alzheimer’s disease, the progressive brain disease that affects thinking, memory and behavior.

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Loneliness Can Cause Early Death

New research by the University of Chicago reveals that loneliness adversely affects the emotional and physical health of seniors – including increasing the chance of premature death by 14 percent.

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