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When A Loved One Needs Care, Will You Know What To Do?

Jun 28, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

Life is going along fine. Then suddenly a fall or unexpected health problem changes a loved one’s needs — and now, you’re the caregiver. You know the discussion you need to have with your loved one, yet like many adult children who are thinking of moving their elderly parents, the three words “assisted living facility” seem unwelcoming, debilitating and glum. Should you recommend a senior living home, a 24 hour nurse or should you consider placing your loved one under the care of a concierge doctor? 

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These Foods Can Help Save Your Memory

Feb 09, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

Just as your stomach, muscles, and heart feed on the nutrients that food supplies, so does the brain. So, what does the food you eat have to do with how your brain functions? 

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Staying Healthy As You Age

Sep 12, 2016 by William Kirkpatrick

Getting older is a natural part of life. As we grow older, we experience an increasing number of major life changes, including career changes, retirement, children leaving home, the loss of loved ones, and mental and physical changes as well. How we handle and grow from these changes is the key to staying healthy. 

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Health Tips: Managing Chronic Health Conditions

Aug 10, 2016 by William Kirkpatrick

For most older adults, good health ensures independence, security, and productivity as they age. Yet millions of Americans struggle every day with chronic health challenges that severely impact their quality of life.

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