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Extensive Federal Web Resources for the Elderly

by Randall J. Ryder November 19, 2013

Federal Websites: Powerful Tools and Useful Information for Elderly Adults The federal government has extensive information on a wide range of topics that address the needs of elderly adults. If you want to know about information of the following, look at the sites below. Information on all federal web sites Government services for the elderly […]

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Dangerous Medical Devices and Medications that Affect Seniors

by Randall J. Ryder April 19, 2013

Living a long, full life is everyone’s goal—but the inherent health risks of old age are troubling to many. Moreover, the treatments for common maladies in seniors, like joint replacement surgery for degenerative arthritis or anticoagulant therapy for heart disease and stroke, carry risks of their own — the odds of which only increase with […]

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Aging Adults at Risk From Untreatable CRE Infections

by Randall J. Ryder March 19, 2013

A new Vital Signs report shows that antibiotics are being overpowered by lethal germs called carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE).These germs cause lethal infections in patients receiving inpatient medical care, such as in hospitals, long-term acute care facilities, and nursing homes. In their usual forms, germs from the Enterobacteriaceae family (e.g. E. coli) are a normal part of the human […]

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Medicare May Cover Some of Your Home Health Care

by Randall J. Ryder March 12, 2013

Many health care treatments that were once offered only in a hospital or a doctor’s office can now be done in your home. Home health care is usually less expensive, more convenient, and just as effective as care you get in a hospital or skilled nursing facility. In general, the goal of home health care […]

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The Top 5 Ways to Prevent Age Spots (Liver Spots)

by Randall J. Ryder September 10, 2012

Due to their misleading name many of us think that age spots are signs of liver problems. This is simply not the case, nor are ‘age spots’ even really related to aging. Age Spots are more likely to develop in those who are constantly exposed to harmful ultraviolet levitra online (UV) rays. For this reason, […]

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Is A Hip Replacement in Your Future?

by Randall J. Ryder August 7, 2012

According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Skin Diseases, hip replacement is surgery for people with severe hip damage. When you have a hip replacement, the surgeon removes damaged cartilage and bone from your hip joint and replaces them with new, man-made parts. This can relieve pain, help your hip joint work better, and […]

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Warning: Scammers Trying to Profit from Affordable Care Act Ruling

by Randall J. Ryder July 30, 2012

The Federal Trade Comissioin has issued a warning regarding individuals who are trying to rip-off elder adults as a result of the recent Supreme Court decision regarding the Affordable Care Act. The following is a bulletin issued by the FTC. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, advises consumers not to give out […]

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Family Health History: Why It’s So Important

by Randall J. Ryder June 4, 2012

Most people know that they need to be at least somewhat aware of the health history of their mother, father and any siblings. Unfortunately, what they don’t know is that it’s just as impor-tant to be aware of the health histories of their extended family. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments […]

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