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7 New Centers Welcomed into National Health Care Family

National HealthCare Associates family of rehabilitation and skilled nursing centers now reaches Maine, with the addition of seven new centers on July 1, 2013.

July 6th, 2017

Ludlowe Center Opens Doors to Community after Two-Year Renovation

International speaker and author Dr. Bernie Siegel was the featured speaker at the recent community opening of Ludlowe Center, following their renovations. First Selectman, Mike Tetreau and State Representative Tony Hwang spoke to the crowd…

July 6th, 2017

Blood pressure drugs may help Alzheimer’s, study suggests

Patients who took a certain type of blood pressure medication got measurable relief from worsening Alzheimer’s symptoms, too, researchers reported on Thursday.

July 6th, 2017

Water’s Edge recently hosted the CT Case Management Society of America

Water’s Edge recently hosted the Connecticut Case Management Society of America’s quarterly dinner meeting. Members enjoyed an elegant dinner, tours and raffles provide by the Water’s Edge team.

July 6th, 2017

Dover Center Hosts Heroes Picnic on 9/11

In honor of the fallen from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorists attacks, the Dover Center for Health & Rehabilitation hosted a picnic Wednesday to recognize local firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians in the Greater Dover Community.

July 6th, 2017

Could Flu Shots Help Prevent Heart Attacks?

Getting a flu shot could help protect against a heart attack, Australian researchers say. Their new study found that hospitalized heart attack patients were about half as likely to have received a flu vaccination and about twice as likely to have gotten sick with the flu as people living in the same city who had […]

July 6th, 2017

Alzheimer’s risk before symptoms: Do you want to know?

(CNN) — Anne Kolesar thought she had packed well for her biking trip last month in Pennsylvania’s “Grand Canyon,” with clothes for cold weather and snacks. But after driving about a hundred miles, she looked through her rearview mirror and realized: Oops, no bike! Kolesar, 61, laughs heartily as she tells this story. But hovering […]

July 6th, 2017

Be Active Every Day

Go4Life, an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH, is designed to help you fit exercise and physical activity into your daily life. Motivating older adults to become physically active for the first time, return to exercise after a break in their routines, or build more exercise and physical […]

July 6th, 2017

How to Hang Out With Someone Who Has Alzheimer’s

By Paula Spencer Scott, Caring.com senior editor My 87-year-old Dad, who has dementia, had nine visitors recently: his grandchildren, who ranged in age from 4 to 17. Four of my own kids and my six nieces and nephews made a lively parade as they threaded through the halls of the care facility where he’s doing […]

July 6th, 2017

Blood test predicts Alzheimer’s disease

(CNN) — In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer’s disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy whether a healthy person will develop the disease.

July 6th, 2017