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To Err is Human… To Ignore may lead to Death

Medication Errors – F 332-the facility must assure that it is free of medication error rates of 5 % or greater. F333 states the facility must assure that residents are free of any significant medication errors. According to studies drug…

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Senior Self Neglect Increases Risk of One-Year Mortality

It starts with neglecting one’s hygiene, nutrition and medications, and can lead to death within the year. According to data compiled by the Chicago Health and Aging Project (CHAP), an Conservazione prevenire un http://duniasihat.com/pikam/cialis-viagra-mischen.php pseudoefedrina mobilità Influenza residenti si presidente…

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Stiff Joints Keeping You Up at Night? Try Some Cognitive Therapy

As the Baby Boomer generation ages, there is a swelling populaton of people suffering from osteoarthritis. Arthritis pain seems to go hand in hand with insomnia, with joint pain keeping awake 60% of those with osteoarthritis A new study, reported…

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Shower with the Grandkids for a Great Recession Buster

Had more fun this morning than a human being has a right to! This as- stressed- as -anyone-else advertising, marketing person, (forget about it being days before Passover!), returning from an early, intensive session of aerobics and serious Spin ,…

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Young Love- Ain’t it Grand?

Thought you’d enjoy this video we shot of a darling couple married 63 years… I guess, much of it is about having a sense of humor! You gotta laugh! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPphFgzzww4

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Now I Remember Why I Love My Starbucks

Some days start off better than others. An inveterate recipient of medical and pharmaceutical RSS feeds and real time alerts from a myriad of medical sources, I’m often hit with a phalanx of “cease and desists” regarding any number of…

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Optimistic Advances in Search for an Alzheimer’s Miracle Drug

By Neil Bekker At the recent International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease in Chicago, some interesting discoveries in Alzheimer’s research were presented. Claude Wischik, Ph.D., of the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and founder and chairman of TauRx Therapeutics presented the…

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FDA: Older psych drugs have fatal risks in seniors

~ By Matthew Perrone, AP Business Writer WASHINGTON – The Food and Drug Administration warned doctors Monday that prescribing a certain group of psychiatric drugs to seniors suffering from dementia can increase their risk of death. Antipsychotic drugs are approved…

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Hypertension Bad for the Brain?

~ by Cher Giovani The study wasn’t about dementia: it was about blood pressure. A British group researching hypertension in the elderly followed a group of participants aged 80 and over to record the effects of drug therapy treatment for…

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Low Levels of Vitamin D Linked to Death in Seniors

– by Eric Sheehan If you’re a senior with low levels of vitamin D, you’re more likely to die of any cause. A study following 3,200 Germans of the average age 62, most with heart disease of some form, checked…

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