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MAY is Elder Care and Senior Services Month here at 50andbeyond.com.
We are highlighting the importance of elder care, the need for senior services, and and how it impacts our families and communities.
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Healthy Diet Tips of the WeekMay 15th, 2013
Source: Fitness Together Tips for Small Improvements Try to have a blend of protein and carbohydrate at every meal and snack. For example, choose reduced-fat cheese, peanut butter, nuts, lean meat and poultry, or an egg for protein; and any whole-wheat grain product or fruit for carbohydrate. Get into the habit of always keeping [...]
Drug Risks Associated with Type 2 DiabetesMay 14th, 2013
Source: Drugwatch.com Januvia and Its Risks Type 2 diabetes, which is also referred to as adult-onset diabetes because 95 percent of cases occur in adults, affects 25 million Americans. Seniors 60 or older have the highest risk of developing type 2 diabetes. In fact, about a quarter of seniors have type 2 diabetes. Age is [...]
Spring Cleaning to Reduce Fall HazardsMay 13th, 2013
Contributed by Dr. Rein Tideiksaar -eCareDiary Spring is a good time to clean the home and get rid of any clutter that creates fall hazards. For elders, this can often mean the difference between living in a safe or an unsafe home. At the same time, tackling spring cleaning [...]