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Homecare At Its Best For The Los Angeles Area
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How to Respond to Ebola and Other Health Threats

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How Serious are This Year’s Seasonal Illnesses?
 
The Ebola virus is the current headline-making illness, with the terms “epidemic” and “panic” appearing over and over on the evening news. We feel like we have been down this road before, when the swine flu and mad cow disease were the diseas...


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Go, Team! Seniors and Sports

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More Seniors than You Think are Sports Fans
When you imagine the typical Angels or Dodgers fan, you might not think of the elderly. But with a California team in the World Series again this year, sports fans of all ages will be tuning in to watch, discussing the games the following day, and...


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More Seniors Have Difficulty Figuring Out How to Make Ends Meet

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Nationwide, Seniors’ Income is Below Recommended Levels
If you feel that your senior family member’s income from retirement savings, Social Security, pension, and investments is slightly below the level you’re comfortable with, you are not alone! Retired people across the country are facing retir...


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How to Make Sure a Hospital Stay is Paid For

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Senior Hospital Visits Aren’t Always Covered Under Medicare
An elderly person has a health scare and his family takes him to the hospital. After a few tests, the doctor states that the patient needs to spend a few days in the hospital. He stays for a few days, receiving the typical care and t...


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How to Respond to "Senior Moments"

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Memory Lapses May or May Not Predict Dementia
No one is a bit surprised when a dear elderly relative forgets where she left her reading glasses. It’s perfectly understandable when a senior can’t recall the name of a distant relative who lives in another town at a family holiday gathering. There a...


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Figuring Out How to Involve Patients in Their Health Diagnosis

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Should Patients Have More Control Over their Medical Care?
Most of us stand in awe of our doctor. He peers into our ears, listens to our heartbeat, shines lights into our eyes, asks us a few questions, and somehow knows what is going on inside our body. We watch him do all this with the...


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How to Protect Seniors from Dangerous Prescriptions

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Senior Drug Misuse Problems Often Go Unnoticed
Almost every one of us has a senior in our lives who probably would not be alive if not for prescription drugs. From cholesterol control to blood pressure regulation, medications are able to help with many of the most serious health threats that...


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Enlisting Lawyers: How to Help Prevent Financial Abuse

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New Effort Aims to Fight Elder Abuse
There are lots of things that seniors and their families can do to make it harder for scammers, thieves, and crime rings to steal money from them. As the first line of defense, family members need to step in when their elderly loved one begins to show signs...


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A Relaxing Massage Could Be Just the Thing

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Massage Could Benefit Some Seniors in Various Health Areas
Family caregivers often feel that a gentle, invigorating massage is just what the doctor ordered. The stress of shuttling children to and from school, getting meals on the table, and checking up on aging parents simply melts away when a...


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Questions about Clarithromycin and Cardiac Trouble

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Popular Antibiotic Linked to Heart Illness Risk
Clarithromycin is one of the most popular antibiotics prescribed in the U.S. today, but a new study conducted in Denmark connects in with a fairly dramatic increase in cardiac death. More study is needed to better understand the link, but the...


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