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Nanogel and Neuron Creation in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Nanogel and Neuron Creation in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on June 14, 2016

Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other degenerative brain conditions are becoming one of the biggest concerns for dementia home care agencies in Ft. Lauderdale. These health issues cause seniors to slowly lose neurons and experience declining cognitive function as they age, which is why many doctors and researchers are desperate to find a cure. As medical research slowly learns more about how the brain works, new technology may be able to provide more effective treatments for seniors living with Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.  Six years of research by a team of scientists and doctors from the Centre of Applied Physics and Advanced…

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Is It Safe for Seniors to Sunbathe in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Is It Safe for Seniors to Sunbathe in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on June 7, 2016

As the days lengthen and the temperature rises, some seniors begin to take an interest in tanning. Though tanning may be fun or relaxing for seniors, there are many safety concerns for Ft. Lauderdale at-home caregivers to consider. Unfortunately, the risks of tanning often increase as people age, but that doesn’t necessarily mean your loved one has to stay inside all summer. The Benefits of Tanning It may be tempting to automatically dismiss tanning because it is known to cause cancer, but there are a few ways that it can be beneficial for seniors. Tanning is a very relaxing and…

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Low-Maintenance Roses to Plant with Seniors in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Low-Maintenance Roses to Plant with Seniors in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on May 31, 2016

June is the designated National Rose Month. Roses are so loved and popular that President Ronald Regan signed a proclamation in 1986 that made it the official flower of the United States. The rose is also the birthday flower of June, which is when these fragrant flowers are at their peak. Seniors can celebrate National Rose Month by planting the following easy-to-maintain roses with the help of their family members or Ft. Lauderdale senior care providers. Knockout These beautiful roses can easily be planted in a container or a sunny garden. Knockout roses are considered to be one of the…

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Common Foot Injuries Among Seniors in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Common Foot Injuries Among Seniors in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on May 24, 2016

Often as people age, the bones and tendons weaken in the body and injuries become more likely. As the feet support a person’s entire body weight, foot problems are not uncommon for seniors. Here are a few common foot injuries hourly Ft. Lauderdale caregivers should be familiar with.  Stress Fractures Weakened bones combined with body weight or the trauma of a fall commonly result in stress fractures or cracks in the bones of the foot. The injury causes pain with movement, standing or walking along with possible bruising. Treatment involves resting the foot, casting or walking boots and crutches. Prevention…

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How Multiple Sclerosis Affects Senior Loved Ones in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
How Multiple Sclerosis Affects Senior Loved Ones in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on May 17, 2016

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that occurs when the immune system mistakenly attacks the protective coating of nerves. While seniors can develop the disease, only five percent of patients with MS are diagnosed after the age of 50. Seniors with late onset MS tend to have progressive MS, which has slightly different symptoms. When seniors are diagnosed with MS, the symptoms of progressive MS combined with the symptoms of aging cause them to experience the disease in a different way than their younger counterparts. Here is what Ft. Lauderdale live-in caregivers can expect. MS Symptoms Constantly Worsen Normally,…

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How Vinegar Treats Ulcerative Colitis in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
How Vinegar Treats Ulcerative Colitis in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on May 10, 2016

It is no secret to Ft. Lauderdale home caregivers that vinegar offers a variety of health benefits, including lowering cholesterol, aiding in weight loss, and even fighting cancer. But could it also serve as a convenient at-home remedy for ulcerative colitis? Read on to learn what research has found regarding the subject. A recent study published in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggests that the therapeutic benefits of vinegar may help relieve ulcerative colitis symptoms by reducing inflammatory proteins and improving the bacterial makeup of the gut. Ulcerative colitis is a chronic, inflammatory bowel disease affecting…

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How a New Breathing Device Will Diagnose Asthma Early in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
How a New Breathing Device Will Diagnose Asthma Early in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on April 26, 2016

Respiratory diseases are prevalent in developing cities where air quality is a major concern. Because these diseases are so common, it is useful to have access to a portable diagnostic device that can diagnose diseases and ultimately treat them while they are in their earlier stages. This is especially true for seniors with asthma as this lung disease can cause other medical issues. Fortunately, researchers have developed a new device that may aid in diagnosing and treating these diseases. The Sneezometer is a new tool that will ultimately help people, specifically seniors and their live-in Ft. Lauderdale caregivers, with respiratory…

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How Following a Japanese Diet Boosts Senior Longevity in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
How Following a Japanese Diet Boosts Senior Longevity in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on April 19, 2016

Stroke and heart disease are significant concerns for the elderly. No other age group poses as high a risk for these conditions as seniors. While many there are many factors that contribute to stroke and cardiovascular disease, many doctors believe food plays a big part. So much so that some doctors believe a simple change in diet can significantly reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. The following will explain why Ft. Lauderdale hourly caregivers should help their senior loved ones transition to a Japanese diet. In 2005, the Japanese government introduced the “spinning top” food guide. This food…

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Finding a Gentle Way to Detect Amyloidosis Among Seniors in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Finding a Gentle Way to Detect Amyloidosis Among Seniors in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on April 12, 2016

Professor Per Hammarstrom and a team of associate scientists from the Linkoping University in Sweden recently developed a molecular probe capable of detecting various amyloid deposits in human tissues. There are approximately 30 different types of amyloid proteins that are normally found throughout the body. However, under certain circumstances, these proteins break apart, fold abnormally and clump together, which leads to various disease processes capable of affecting any organ in the body. The probe increases the likelihood of early detection and treatment of amyloidosis. Here’s what Alzheimer’s caregivers in Ft. Lauderdale need to know about this revolutionary discovery.  After creating…

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Is There a Link Between Stroke Risk and Daylight Savings in Ft. Lauderdale, FL?
Is There a Link Between Stroke Risk and Daylight Savings in Ft. Lauderdale, FL?
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on April 5, 2016

Many groan at the thought of losing an hour’s sleep over daylight savings time. In addition to being annoying, however, studies indicate that the event may also be a health hazard to some people, particularly seniors. Specifically, researchers in Finland learned that disrupting the sleep cycle might increase the risk of ischemic stroke. These findings are particularly important for seniors who receive post-stroke care in Ft. Lauderdale.  A number of previous studies revealed that shift workers are more inclined to have trouble with cardiovascular disease and stroke due to disrupted circadian rhythm cycles and sleep patterns. However, a group of…

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