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    Get Moving

    Posted on March 17, 2010 by in Tip of the Week

    No matter your age, incorporating some form of exercise into your day is always  a good thing.  The benefits of exercise include helping to prevent obesity, high blood pressure, and osteoporosis.  The CDC recommends that adults between the ages of 50-64 get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week; or 75 minutes a […]

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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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    How much exercise should you get?

    Posted on January 20, 2010 by in Tip of the Week

    Exercising can reduce the likelihood of developing heart disease, stroke, depression, and some types of cancer.  It can also help prevent obesity, high blood pressure, and osteoporosis.  So, how much exercise should you get?  The CDC recommends that adults between the ages of 50-64 should get at least 150 minutes (2 hours and 30 minutes) […]

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    What is Diabetic Neuropathy?

    Posted on November 29, 2009 by in Featured

    In keeping with National Diabetes month, The Aging Suite will be discussing diabetic neuropathy this week. What is Diabetic Neuropathy? Diabetic Neuropathy can occur in all of the body’s organs, impacting the way in which individuals function safely in their homes. This impact can be due to issues such as sensation and vision loss as […]

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