Monthly Archives: March 2014

Recommended Reading from Choice Connections of VA

March 8th, 2014 (No Comments)

Recommended Reading from Choice Connections of VA How We Age: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Growing Old by Marc Agronin A young doctor’s reflections on his experiences as a nursing-home psychiatrist—and the remarkable stories of vitality, connection, and growth that transformed his view of aging In the tradition of Atul Gawande and Sherwin […]

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How Older Adults’ Nutritional Needs Change Over Time

March 8th, 2014 (No Comments)

How Older Adults’ Nutritional Needs Change Over Time By Brad Prescott, Caring.com senior editor With the average American having a life expectancy of 78 years of age, we’re living longer than ever before. But are older Americans following the right diet to help ensure they live healthier lives into their golden years? Angela Lemond is a […]

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Common Vitamin Deficiencies in Seniors

March 8th, 2014 (No Comments)

Common Vitamin Deficiencies in Seniors written by Valerie Michel Buck It’s a common fact that most Americans do not eat a well balance diet and that fact is ever more widespread in seniors. Mild vitamin deficiencies are common amongst seniors and can cause Anemia, cognitive impairment, and increased propensity for developing infections, and poor wound healing […]

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March is Social Worker Month

March 8th, 2014 (No Comments)

March is Social Worker Month “All People Matter” is the theme that The National Association of Social Workers is promoting for March which is Social Workers month. The American social work profession has a history of 116-years committed to improving social conditions and quality of life opportunities for everyone.  Social workers across the globe believe […]

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