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Lifecycle Nutrition: What To Eat As You Age

Posted by healtheo360 on Dec 30, 2015 5:31:31 AM

As you age, your lifecycle nutrition needs change along side it. Learn what adjustments you need to keep up with changing nutritional needs. At it's core, a healthy diet remains fundamentally the same at age 25 to 65+.

The process of consuming food then extracting and converting it into what the body needs puts stress on the body. To counter this, we need to be aware of what we ought to eat to fit our changing lifecycle nutrition needs. We need to strike a balance between different nutrimental foods to get us to looking and feeling our best. However our needs for specific nutrients change with age.

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Flu Vaccine Guidelines Give A Boost To Adults 65+

Posted by healtheo360 on Dec 11, 2015 12:00:29 AM

In recognition of CDC’s National Influenza Vaccination Week (NIVW), healtheo360 is participating in a blog relay with a “Focus on the Family” theme for NIVW. Each day, one of CDC’s Digital Ambassadors will leverage the holiday season to encourage their readers to focus on protecting the family. You can follow the NIVW conversation on Twitter using hashtag #NIVW2015.

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Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month | November 2015

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 29, 2015 2:02:44 PM

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most prevalent forms of dementia that causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.

The symptoms develop over time, slowly, and get worse as you age. The symptoms can be so severe that they can prevent you from accomplishing daily tasks. This disease is a general term for memory loss and other intellectual abilities. It accounts for about 60-80 percent of dementia cases.

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Can Blueberries Help Treat Parkinson's Disease?

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 3, 2014 4:00:59 AM

Blueberries are famed for their health giving goodness. They are small unassuming little berries but wow do they pack a punch.

These little berries are full of antioxidants that we need to purge our bodies of the toxins that build up over time. They contain good levels of of micronutrients such as manganese, vitamin C and vitamin K. Blueberries also contain phytochemicals which are suggested to have a beneficial effect on certain diseases of the human body.

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Alzheimer's Disease Caregiver: Mitigating Internal Conflict and Complications

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 16, 2014 2:27:08 PM

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Alzheimer's Disease: Caregiving and Treating Behavioral Changes

Posted by healtheo360 on Apr 2, 2014 11:51:23 AM

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Alleviating Senior Social Isolation Through Social Media

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 19, 2014 11:49:26 AM

Loneliness and isolation can be as big of a health concern for senior citizens as heart disease, arthritis, or osteoporosis. Seniors are more susceptible to social isolation and loneliness. As they grow older their social network shrinks: spouses pass away, friends get sick, or people move away.

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Alzheimer's Disease: Treating Physical Changes

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 11, 2014 12:10:15 PM

One of the most valuable principles to be learned when it comes to providing care for someone with Alzheimer’s disease is that accommodation is key. Your loved one will go through certain changes, all of which are irreversible, and so your role as a caregiver involves being prepared for these changes and coming up with sufficient and often creative ways to maintain a level of normalcy and comfort in spite of them.

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Alzheimer's toll may rank with cancer, heart disease

Posted by healtheo360 on Mar 6, 2014 11:16:58 AM

Alzheimer's disease ravages the brain, robbing its victims not only of their memories but often their ability to do things as basic as swallowing.

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Alzheimer's Disease: Expect Behavioral Changes

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 17, 2014 3:57:54 PM

Alzheimer's - What Behavioral Changes to Expect?

Alzheimer’s is one of the most famous diseases that are characterized by memory decline. Memory pervades so much of our daily life, and to have this component of our mind slowly taken away creates jarring consequences. The first step in caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease involves becoming familiar with what changes to expect. We wrote about physical changes in a previous article, and I’m devoting this post to behavioral modifications. Again, we're breaking Alzheimer’s into discrete stages, but please be advised that the disease sees no boundaries and progresses gradually, so some observations may seem out of place in relation to your particular experience with the disease.

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