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Caregiver Burnout – How To Avoid It

January 31, 2018

The demands of caregiving can sap your energy and psychological well-being. An interview published on the American Psychological Website reveals that since caregiving a parent usually occurs in the context…

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Senior Respite Care In Connecticut

January 17, 2018

What is Respite Care? (Guest article by Dina G) Airline emergency procedures instruct us to put our own oxygen masks on first, before assisting a child or another person with…

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Medicare Drug Prices Part B Will Come Down, Azar Testifies

January 11, 2018

Medicare Drug Prices Part B will come down if he wins the nomination, says HHS Secretary-designate Alex Azar today before the Senate Finance Committee. Azar advocated for pharmacy benefit managers…

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Weight Loss Maintenance Depends On Regular Physical Exercise

December 12, 2017

More than 2 of every 3 adults nationwide are overweight or obese. Excess weight raises your risk of developing serious health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2…

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Advanced Center For Nursing and Rehabilitation Welcomes Prestigious Medical Group To Its Staff

December 11, 2017

(New Haven, CT) December 8 – Vice President of Business Development at the Advanced Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, Michael Salamon is pleased to announce that Physiatrist Rakhi Sutaria, MD has…

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Medicare Ready To Pay Primary Care Doctors Same As Specialists

December 7, 2017

Medicare’s 2018 fee schedule shows the program is increasingly willing to pay primary-care physicians to manage complex patients, a trend that may narrow the pay gap between those physicians and…

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Alzheimer’s Tracked Back To Higher Brain Sugar Levels

December 5, 2017

Alzheimer’s dementia sufferers, age 65 and older are currently 10% of the U.S. population, according to the Alzheimer Association. As researchers work to find better ways to treat Alzheimer’s disease and delay…

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November Is Alzheimer’s Disease And Caregivers Awareness Month

November 30, 2017

November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness and Caregivers Month. President Ronald Reagan designated this month as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month in 1983.           November: Alzheimer’s Symptoms If a…

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Depression: Causes, Symptoms, And Available Treatments

November 27, 2017

We are, at times depressed, and at times sad. We may understand the general feelings, but can we really tell the difference? And if we can tell the difference, can…

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Sense Of Smell: Is It Connected To Obesity And Eating Disorders?

November 16, 2017

Our sense of smell can be very sharp, especially when we go grocery shopping on an empty stomach. The grocery list finds our pocket as our noses lead us down…

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