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It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Vaccine


The Centers for Disease Control have designated the first full week of December (3-9) as a time to raise awareness about the continuing importance of receiving the vaccine to protect against influenza. Influenza, more commonly known as "the flu", has a long season that can start in October and last as long as May depending on the severity of the fl...
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Keeping Elderly Skin Hydrated


Winter is nearly upon us! The crisp air of the fall season will soon give way to harsh, cold air that can cause our skin to be dry, cracked and generally uncomfortable. There are lots of ways to keep your skin hydrated and in good health throughout the frosty winter months. For older Americans, hydrating their skin is especially important. As we ag...
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Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month


The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network has designated November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Their mission this November is to "Demand Better. For Patients.For Survival." It is a sad fact that nearly every month of our calendar is dedicated to raising awareness for different types of cancer. In addition to raising awareness for pancreatic can...
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Signs of Mental Illness in the Elderly


The awareness of mental health disorders in the elderly population is becoming more well known, and a topic more prevalent among healthcare providers. One reason for this is the population is aging, thus neurological and mental health disorders are also growing. Between now and 2050, the population of older persons throughout the world will increas...
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Don’t Miss these Healthy Fall Foods


Ahhh, fall – the season of harvest and gathering, of pumpkin carving andd scarecrows decorating the front porch. Summer is regaled for its seasonal fruits (cherries, watermelons, strawberries), but fall also boasts a plethora of its own culinary treasures that are rich in antioxidants, fiber and vitamins. You shouldn't have to look far to find them...
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Physical Therapy Month at The Villas Senior Care Community


Our society is full of observational days and months that shed light on various health-related industries or ways we can make our lives healthier and more enjoyable. In October, we observe Physical Therapy Month, which at The Villas Senior Care Community (VSCC) is a service we proudly provide to the senior population of Sherman and the surrounding ...
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