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PENNSYLVANIA-Medical and non-medical home care organizations have suffered from cuts in the 2015-2016 fiscal year budget. With a growing senior citizen population and reduction of state funding it became almost unaffordable for home care agencies to hire home health workers.
Blood cholesterol Cholesterol is a waxy substance that travels in the blood in particles called lipoproteins. There are two main types of lipoproteins that can affect overall health: low-density lipoproteins (LDL) and high-density lipoproteins (HDL).
“Yoga is not a religion. It is a science, science of well-being, science of youthfulness, science of integrating body, mind and soul,” -Amit Ray (Indian author and spiritual master) What’s Yoga? Yoga comes from the Sanskrit root "yuj" that means "to join", "to unite", or “to disciplinate."
Pittsburgh, PA , December 21st, 2015 Western Pennsylvania Home Health Association today announced that it has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Home Care Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective care.
The Mediterranean Sea population has one of the lowest chronic disease rates and highest life expectancy rates in the world. This has raised interest among researches over the last century. In the late 1960’s, after years of studying Mediterranean eating habits, Ancel Keys described the features of their diet.
Provided by National Institute of Aging Ever since he retired, Edward dreads going to bed at night. He's afraid that when he turns off his light, he will just lie there with his eyes open and his mind racing. "How can I break this cycle?" he asks.
Provided by National Institute of Aging Everyone feels blue now and then. It's part of life. But, if you no longer enjoy activities that you usually like, you may have a more serious problem. Feeling depressed without letup can change the way you think and the way you experience emotions.
The ways in which we experience death have been changing over the last century. The practice of end-of-life care has been influenced by the increased number of deaths occurring inside medical institutions. The percentage of deaths occurring inside US hospitals from 1949 until 1958 has increased by 10%.
If you or your family member belong to 65+ age group, physical activity should be a part of your daily life! Start working out today to make your retirement happier, healthier and longer!
A study of Mediterranean and DASH diets led to invention of a new MIND dietary pattern (Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet), which positively affects cognitive function, slows cognitive decline, and reduces a risk of Alzheimer disease (AD).
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