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  • Can hospitalization drive your elder crazy?

    June 25, 2013
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    ​Your parent is admitted to the hospital for a physical complaint. Suddenly he is disoriented, seeing things, combative and paranoid. What happened? Hospital delirium is a widespread condition that affects many elderly patients. For years it was ignored or misdiagnosed as dementia by the medical community. Recent studies, however, have shown that hospital delirium can



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  • Exercise and Our Elders

    June 4, 2013
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    A truly balanced lifestyle is one that combines good nutrition, regular physical activity and a healthy mental outlook. We try our best to maintain this balance through our lives even though for many of us it proves difficult. If we can make the effort, however, the pay off is great. Our mood is better, our



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  • The Miracle of Music

    May 31, 2013
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    I love music! It brings me up if I’m feeling down, soothes me if I’m feeling anxious and, best of all, makes a party even more fun. If I’m cleaning the house, blasting that radio makes the time fly by. If I’m working on a tedious task, music helps me focus. Some songs bring back great



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