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Arthritis & Weather Changes


Have you ever heard an older person predict rain because their joints hurt? Of course you have, sometimes as a joke but often times quite seriously. There is a good amount of truth behind those achy weather predictions. Winter may be on its way out, but we all know that the winter-to-spring transition means there is still a good amount of cold, wet...
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Age-Related Macular Degeneration


Macular degeneration is the number cause of vision loss, affecting more than 10 million Americans (that's more than glaucoma and cataracts combined!). You may have heard of macular degeneration, or even the wet vs. dry conditions of this disease, as well as age-related macular degeneration. As February is dedicated to educating the public on "Age-R...
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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors


The Midwest is caught in the throes of what meteorologists call a polar vortex. Temperatures are dangerously low, so much so that experts warn again even open your mouth while outdoors. While the sub-zero temperatures are the main concern right now, winter poses plenty of risks to elderly seniors. The cold weather, snow, and ice are all ingredients...
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Senior Living Options & Opportunities


Senior Living: Options and Opportunities The Baby Boomer generation is aging, and with that comes the demand for reliable information about senior living and healthcare options. Things have changed a lot over the last few decades, and seniors looking for care have a plethora of options. The Villas Senior Care Communit y in Sherman is a campus with ...
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Fabulous Fall Foods


As the leaves change and temperatures turn cooler, our seasonal food cravings tend to follow suit. The variety of fruits and vegetables that have their peak season in autumn combines with the desire for warm, hearty comfort food, resulting in wonderful, healthy options to add to our menu options. For seniors, the foods of fall can be a rich source ...
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Music Therapy & Seniors

Music Therapy can be beneficial to seniors with Alzheimer's.

"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." – Bob Marley Music Therapy Language and cultures vary from place to place, but music is universal. It doesn't matter how old or young you are, or what challenges you may have, music has the power to reverberate deep within a person. The American Music Therapy Association defines musi...
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