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Why Should You Choose Senior In-Home Care in Denver, CO
Why Should You Choose Senior In-Home Care in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on November 5, 2018

In-home care can be an invaluable resource for seniors and their family caregivers. These professional services provide older adults with individualized assistance, and they lighten the caregiver’s workload. Here are seven reasons to consider in-home care. 1. Allows Seniors to Age in Place In-home care allows seniors to remain in…

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lazy-foods
By Andy Ratana, 7:06 pm on August 2, 2018

Are you eating the same foods you always did, but feel as if you are dragging through the day? Food gives your body energy, but some foods sap energy and make you feel tired. These are the “lazy foods” we all love to eat. We get a quick boost of energy…

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Millennial-caregiver-with-mom
Millennial-caregiver-with-mom
By Andy Ratana, 8:47 am on July 20, 2018

In my first semester of college I received the phone call. Mom had a hemorrhagic stroke, was in critical condition, and was being airlifted to Seattle for treatment. Before we hung up, the doctor asked how old I was. He sounded relieved when I told him that I was 18….

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Spending-time-on-self-care
Spending-time-on-self-care
By Andy Ratana, 7:34 pm on July 10, 2018

Tips for Self-Care That Require a Quarter-Hour…or Less! A caregiver’s world revolves around unending demands. These demands may drain you emotionally, mentally and physically. But the biggest drag is on your time. How big? For many caregivers, just enjoying 15 minutes alone is an unimaginable luxury. After all, you are…

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5-ninteen-768×528
By Andy Ratana, 8:45 am on June 14, 2018

Evidence-based lifestyle changes to improve your brain health Nutrition is the cornerstone to your health. Without the proper fuel, your brain and your body will suffer. But when you think about eating healthy are you thinking about losing weight and looking good? That is often part of healthy eating but…

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DNA-Markers
DNA-Markers
By Andy Ratana, 5:30 am on June 6, 2018

How understanding your biological age can help promote healthy longevity Tick, tock, tick tock … our own biological clocks keep ticking no matter what we do. Many have searched in vain for an answer to be younger (Juan Ponce de León once tried to find the Fountain of Youth …)…

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How-one-protein
How-one-protein
By Andy Ratana, 6:48 pm on May 30, 2018

Wonder how researchers study Alzheimer’s? New stem cell research brings the hope of a future where the risk for Alzheimer’s has been eliminated. Learn more about the most recent research in this article: What if you could have one little protein changed in one of your genes and no longer…

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jane fonda
By Andy Ratana, 10:18 am on May 8, 2018

Advice on how to age well and achieve healthy longevity Anyone who saw Jane Fonda present the award for Best Actor at the Academy Awards earlier this year will agree she looks fabulous for her age. If you missed the award show, you can catch her with Lily Tomlin on…

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Fasting-2
By Andy Ratana, 9:17 pm on April 29, 2018

What we know about intermittent fasting and its impact on Parkinson’s You’ve probably heard that fasting can cleanse your body and improve your health. But did you know it might dampen the effects of neurodegenerative disorders including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s? A promising study led by Dr. Mark Mattson of the…

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fall-prevention-768×514
By Andy Ratana, 4:13 pm on March 11, 2018

Falls are very dangerous for seniors. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) says that most fractures among older adults are caused by falls and that they are the leading cause of hospitalizations. Preventing falls is one of the most important steps that can be taken to protect the health of seniors. Here…

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