Monthly Archives: June 2014

Recommending Reading from Choice Connections of Virginia

June 5th, 2014 (No Comments)

Recommending Reading from Choice Connections of Virginia Chicken Soup for the Soul: Living with Alzheimer’s & Other Dementias: 101 Stories of Caregiving, Coping, and Compassion Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia affect millions of people each year. Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia is difficult but you will feel less alone […]

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Four Vaccines Urged for Seniors

June 5th, 2014 (No Comments)

Four Vaccines Urged for Seniors  Today, vaccines have curbed the development of many diseases that were once considered fatal, especially in older adults. While some vaccines have side effects, health experts say that the benefits typically outweigh the possible complications of certain illnesses in seniors. Except for people with certain health problems, such as cardiovascular […]

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Safety Tips for Seniors

June 5th, 2014 (No Comments)

Safety Tips for Seniors Don’t be shy about asking your doctor or pharmacist about your medications! When the doctor prescribes medication for you When you see your doctor and receive a new medication, ask your doctor to print the name of the new medication on the prescription slip. If you cannot read the prescription drug […]

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To Your Health! Food Safety for Seniors

June 5th, 2014 (No Comments)

To Your Health! Food Safety for Seniors Seniors have a lifetime of experience shopping, preparing and eating food. And fortunately, Americans enjoy one of the safest most healthful food supplies in the world. But a lot has changed over your lifetime–from the way food is produced and distributed, to the way it is prepared and […]

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