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November is National COPD Awareness Month!

COPD, which stands for chronic pulmonary obstructive disorder, is a chronic, progressive lung disease that makes it difficult to breathe. Although it is not curable, it is treatable, and steps can be taken to prevent more damage and maximize the remaining functioning of the lungs. Symptoms of COPD include chronic cough, shortness of breath while…

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Medication Mistakes Can Lead to Unwanted Problems

About one-half of the 1.8 billion prescriptions dispensed annually are not taken correctly. That is a startling statistic; one that can lead to prolonged or additional illnesses. U.S adherence to medication protocols among patients with chronic conditions averages only about 50%. Less than 2% of adults with diabetes perform the full level of care, which…

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Managing Diabetes

Around 25 percent of those 65 and older have diabetes, the CDC says. This means that it is likely that someone we know is trying to manage this chronic and serious disease. People get diabetes when their blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Often people are unaware they have diabetes. Type 2…

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September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Ovarian cancer does not discriminate! It can effect men and women, mothers, fathers, sisters, and friends. It can strike a woman of any race or at any age. Ovarian cancer symptoms are often subtle and can be difficult to diagnosis. But there are four symptoms that may be associated with ovarian cancer and therefore are…

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How Can “Aging in Community” Benefit You?

“Aging in community” refers to a living model designed to provide senior citizens with the everyday practical and emotional support they need to thrive. It has become increasingly popular in the past decade as social scientists have come to recognize the value that socially networked communities play in creating an enjoyable quality of life for…

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FASCINATING BIRTHDAY FACTS FOR JUNE!

Happy Birthday to all who celebrate a birthday this month! As a person born in June, you are someone interesting indeed. First, you are genuinely nice people and virtually everyone wants to be your friend. In fact, you have an uncanny ability to turn foes into friends. You are also a sensitive person who tends…

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JUNE IS NATIONAL SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH!

One important way you can keep yourself safe is to make sure your smoke alarm is working properly. Smoke alarms save lives! This we know is true. Yet, two thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes without working alarms.   Age-related hearing loss may make it difficult for older adults to hear the sound…

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MAY IS OSTEOPOROSIS AWARENESS MONTH!

Did you know? We have 206 bones in our body, and keeping them strong and healthy is important to your ability to be active and to do all the things you want to be able to do physically. Good ways to protect your bones include getting enough calcium, vitamin D, and engaging in weight-bearing and…

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WHAT IS COPD?

Home Care Liverpool, NY: What is COPD?

SUPPORTING COPD CLIENTS AT HOME WITH SERVING SENIORS   According to the COPD Foundation, “COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, and refractory (non-reversible) asthma. COPD is a progressive and (currently) incurable disease, but with the right diagnosis and treatment, there are many…

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FASCINATING BIRTHDAY FACTS ABOUT MAY!

Happy Birthday to all who celebrate a birthday this month!

Happy Birthday to all who celebrate a birthday this month! Those of you born during the month of May share some interesting qualities. Chances are that you are self-motivated… you’re a big dreamer but you also never let go of reality. People born in May are hardworking and ambitious. You also can be stubborn and…

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