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Depression In Seniors: Symptoms and Treatment

Depression in seniors, as with all people, doesn’t always need relate to a major mishap or life change, (these can, however, be triggers). Rather, depression is a state of mind during which an individual is troubled by feelings such as hopelessness, sadness, and fatigue, and often without any tangible reason. Depression can affect anyone across…
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Palliative Treatment is Not the End of Life

Palliative treatment can often enough be stressful for patients and family members, although it is the goal of this specialized care to provide emotional support during these times. This type of care is not for end of life, but is instead meant to improve quality of life for those with chronic illnesses. What is palliative…
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Elderly Living: Avoid Spinal Injuries

Spinal injuries can have very serious and permanent consequences including paralysis and a loss of normal bodily functions. With the summertime upon us many of us are adventuring further from home, hiking, camping, traveling, and just generally getting outside and enjoying the warm weather. In the summer, many elderly people from Brooklyn and Queens go…
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Why Stress Is Bad for Your Health

Nobody enjoys feeling stressed out. But did you know that stress is bad for your health, above and beyond simply being unpleasant to live with! Stress is a process which involves environmental demands putting strain on your body’s ability to cope with and to adapt to a given situation. Stressors are things that cause us…
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