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Maintaining proper nutrition as we age is important to help prevent age related complications like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, and other chronic health conditions. Your needs and habits change as you get older; you will likely need fewer calories, you may experience a loss in appetite, medical conditions may influence diet change, some…

Divorce can be a traumatic experience for children. Whether their initial reaction is shock, anger, worry, sadness or frustration, there are a variety of things parents can do to encourage their children to cope and move forward successfully through this transition. Parents’ recognition of their ability to impact their children towards a healthy transition, or…

Each year, 2.8 million people age 65 and older are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries. In fact, more than one out of four older people fall each year, and falling once doubles your chances of falling again. Many falls do not cause injuries, but one out of five falls does cause a serious…

Choosing a Skilled Nursing Facility Whether an individual needs a short-term rehabilitation after an accident, illness, or surgery, or needs extended long-term care, today’s skilled nursing facilities offer a wide variety of services and accommodations. When evaluating a short-term rehabilitation environment, check to make sure the therapies available meet your needs. Here are a few…