Health and Chronic Disease Category
Health & Chronic Disease – By the age of fifty most of us will be diagnosed with one or more chronic diseases for which we will be prescribed medication. Chronic diseases include heart disease, diabetes, breathing difficulties, cancer and other diseases treated by medication. How does one disease relate to another? Does the diagnosis of one disease result in another disease? Managing health and chronic disease becomes a part of our daily life. Learn helpful information to make the best of health and daily life.
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Sedentary behavior results in older adults leaving home for care communities. Do you know a family member or a friend who has a million excuses why some action cannot be taken? Not interested. Not enough time. Too busy. Too tired. No money. It’s easy to excuse ourselves out of daily life. H...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Low Intelligence (and Denial) Increases Chronic Disease and Early Disability Research indicates that intelligence predicts mid-life biological aging.1 Low intelligence is associated not just with premature death, but also with a range of health conditions, beginning with obesity and the ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Interview with Martha Klay, RN,MSN,APRN Managing Urinary Tract Infections – Podcast Time 28:34 Martha Klay is a clinician and owner of a private practice focusing on women’s health issues. In this interview with Pamela D. Wilson she discusses issues related to treatment and diagnosis ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Listen
When I was a child, Valentine’s Day was a significant day. My mom purchased the small box of cards on which I would print the names of all of my classmates; especially the one boy who I hoped would like me. As I grew up, Valentine’s Day continued to have special meaning. Flowers would...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
Meditation, but not just any kind, has the potential to lower your blood pressure, increase your ability to learn and clear your mind. Transcendental meditation, a technique offered in the United States since 1959 has medically and statistically proven benefits to your health. It's a well ...Free Family Library - Click Here to Read
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By Pamela D Wilson CSA, CG, MS, BS/BAUrinary incontinence is common among older adults and represents a stressful and often embarrassing situation resulting in increased isolation evidenced by fear of venturing out into the public due to the possibility of an accident. Older people are less lik...Family Membership Library Click Here
By Pamela D Wilson CSA, CG, MS, BS/BAMore than 35% of adults, age 65 and older, report limitations with basic activities of daily living such as bathing and dressing. Research completed relative to the skills of executive function, illustrated by the ability to plan, coordinate tasks, multi-t...Family Membership Library Click Here
Interview with Dr. Eric Ravussin, Director, Nutrition Obesity Research Center, PenningtonBiomedical Research Center Louisiana State University (podcast 11:51 playing time) Click the Play button below to listen: ...Family Membership Library Click Here
Several months ago I met a married couple aged 97 and 95 and was amazed that they were still living at home and were fairly active. Most clients I meet who are this advanced in age have multiple chronic diseases and great difficulty with daily activities. This was not the case with Jim and Barb...Family Membership Library Click Here
Research conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in a report called Chronic Conditions: Making the Case for Ongoing Care (2002) reports that 33% of the chronically ill in America are not receiving information and services needed to successfully manage their illnesses. Dangerous heal...Family Membership Library Click Here
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