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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Building Community: Arthritis Awareness Month Wrap-Up

As we come to the end of May and another successful Arthritis Awareness Month, I have realized that understanding the full impact will take some time. HealthCentral had ambitious plans for the month and much to our delighted surprise, everything worked much better than we’d hoped and we are a pretty optimistic... Read moreChevron

posted 05/29/2015, comments (0)|
Christine Kennard

Christine Kennard, Health Pro

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Educating Correctional Officers to Recognize Dementia

Asking correctional officers to assess and evaluate an increasingly elderly prison population is a daunting task. Over many years the USA and other Western nations have incarcerated more offenders with longer mandatory sentences, more life sentences and reduced opportunities for parole. In institutions where security is central to the work and... Read moreChevron

Dorian Martin

Dorian Martin, Health Guide

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Alzheimer's Caregiver

Sarcopenia Threatens Muscle Strength as We Age

Have you heard about sarcopenia? I hadn't heard this term before, but it’s a word that older members of this community should add to their vocabulary since it’s something we face as we age.


The International Osteoporosis Foundation defines sarcopenia as... Read moreChevron

posted 05/28/2015, comments (0)|
Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders

Carol Bradley Bursack, Minding Our Elders, Health Guide

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Under Minding Our Elders, Carol is an author, blogger and columnist on aging and caregiving support.

Hearing Loss: Causes, Protections and Treatments

Hearing loss is a problem for millions of aging boomers. What many people don’t know is that hearing loss is more than in inconvenience. Hearing loss increases the risk of... Read moreChevron

posted 05/28/2015, comments (0)|

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