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Cold meds and dementia: a dangerous duo Sat, Mar 04 2017 12:00 PM

Caring for a loved one with dementia presents a host of challenges for families and caregivers. From ensuring safety, hygiene and proper nutrition to overcoming communication and behavioral difficulties, caring for a person with dementia can be daunt [..]

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Will you have enough income in retirement?

Experts say to plan for 70-80 percent of your working income in retirement, but no one specific number suits everyone. Asking ESSENTIAL questions is key! 1. How much do you currently spend? Many people are unaware of where their dollars go each [..]

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Keeping your resolve to be healthier this year

Most people are familiar with the more well-known risk factors that can lead to heart disease, such as a family history of heart problems or high cholesterol levels.  What’s less known is the impact of depression on heart health. With F [..]

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Act FAST to treat stroke

When someone has a stroke, minutes can make a difference. Stroke happens when a blood vessel that supplies oxygen and nutrients to the brain becomes blocked, often by a blood clot that travels from elsewhere in the body.  The longer the vesse [..]

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Five things to know about total joint replacement

Not only can pain in your hip or knee joints keep you from enjoying your favorite sports, it can interfere with simple everyday activities such as walking, bending, climbing stairs and even sleeping. For some people, medications, physical therapy and [..]

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