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Circulation in the Elderly & Cold Weather


Circulation: movement to and fro or around something, especially that of fluid in a closed system. Our circulatory system, or the cardiovascular system, permits blood to circulate throughout the body. It also transports nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, blood cells and hormones to and from the cells of our body to provide nourishment. As we age, t...
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Choosing Senior Living for Your Loved One


The holiday season brings families together. Whether families are scattered across a wide geographic area or all live in the same time, the holidays give us an excuse to spend time together and to reconnect. For many people who have aging or elderly parents, this time together is also an opportunity to discuss if a change in their parent's care or ...
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Osteoporosis: What You Can Do Now


Did you know that one in three women over the age of 50 will experience an osteoporotic fracture? That is quite a few women affected by this disease. While most often associated with women, osteoporosis also affects men. One in five men over the age of 50 will also suffer some kind of osteoporotic fracture.What is Osteoporosis?The definition of ost...
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Signs & Symptoms of a Heart Attack in Women


Women and men have different symptoms of a heart attack. Many signs can be mistaken for something else, and are often ignored by the person experiencing them. Do you know what to look for in yourself or in a loved one?What Exactly Is a Heart Attack?A heart attack is a common but complicated event that is the result of multiple factors. Because our ...
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What is Functional Medicine?


Functional medicine is a new term to many Americans. This approach to care is a patient-centered, individualized and science-based approach that works to address underlying causes of disease. Functional medicine doctors determine how and why illness occurs and addresses the root cause in order to restore optimal health.Practitioners address the roo...
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Conquering Joint Pain


The Villas Senior Care Community in Sherman cares for seniors affected by joint pain arising from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions. While the causes of painful joint conditions vary, seniors have options for coping with the symptoms. The nursing team at The Villas helps seniors reduce the effects of joint pain in late life....
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Sherman, IL 62684
(217) 744-2299