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    Fall Prevention Awareness Day

    Posted on September 20, 2010 by in Featured

    Fall Prevention Awareness Day is September 23, 2010, the first day of fall. This year 34 states are participating Falls Prevention Awareness Day. The day is intended to promote and increase public awareness of reducing and preventing falls in older adults. To continue to do our part in fall awareness and prevention in older adults, The Aging Suite will be featuring a two part series discuss important fall prevention information.

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    CVS/pharmacy Joins Forces with The 50 Million Pound Challenge to Help Americans Get Their Diabetes in Control

    Posted on May 24, 2010 by in Featured

    Nearly 24 million Americans — about one out of every 10 adults over the age of 20 — have diabetes¹. For those with the disease, keeping it in control is a lifelong challenge that requires the support of a knowledgeable healthcare team to advise on proper care, medication management, and the importance of healthy diet […]

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    March is National Kidney Month

    Posted on March 8, 2010 by in Featured

    March is National Kidney Month.  Kidney disease may impact an individual’s ability to age in place, as the disease can affect safety, independence and ability level. While small in size, the kidneys play an important role. The role of the Kidneys include: Controlling blood pressure Removing the body’s waste products Stimulating bone marrow to make […]

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    Diabetes and Blood Pressure

    Posted on November 8, 2009 by in Featured

    A major part of aging in place is living in your home safely and independently.  Diabetes can impact your independence, but you can limit its impact.  Education is key.  Continuing with our month long series on diabetes, The Aging Suite will be discussing blood pressure’s impact on diabetes. Atherosclerosis occurs when deposits of fats, cholesterol, […]

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