Breast Cancer Awareness and Early Detection Tips for Senior Citizens

Breast cancer is a pressing concern that affects people of all ages, including senior citizens. Despite this, many older individuals may underestimate their risk and overlook early detection methods. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of breast cancer awareness among senior citizens and offer valuable tips for early detection. 1. Understanding the Risks: Senior…

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Beat the Heat: Staying Safe during Summer Months

As the sunny days and warm temperatures of summer approach, it’s important for seniors to be aware of the potential dangers associated with heat and dehydration. With age, our bodies become more vulnerable to the heat, making it crucial for seniors to take extra precautions to stay safe during these months. In this blog post,…

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American Heart Month

It is American Heart Month! This is an incredibly important and relevant topic for the average American senior because 75% of men and women between the ages of 60-75 suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease. There are many actions you can take to help you and your heart stay healthy while you age. Here…

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Happy New Year!!!

I’ve heard 2020 called an Unprecedented Time, a Crazy Year, a Crazy New Normal, we may have said to ourselves, “Sweet gingerbread, what else can possibly go wrong?” But through it all, we have shown that in difficult circumstances, we can bravely carry on. We are now at the beginning of a new year and…

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Neurologic Conditions and how they Relate to Depression

Neurologic Conditions and how they Relate to Depression When working with conditions that affect the brain it seems highly logical that a major condition like a Stroke, Epilepsy and/or Parkinson’s Disease could also trigger depression. How about vice versa, Could being susceptible to bouts of depression place you at a higher risk of a larger…

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Orange County Commission on Aging

Orange County Commission on Aging Ever wonder if our local government really cares about our senior community? Orange County has found a way to guide seniors on ways to get help, find fulfillment and  give back. The Commission on Aging was established as an advisory board under the Orange County Board of County Commissioners in…

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Let’s Pick Your Brain, for Science!

Let’s Pick Your Brain, for Science! Have you heard about a Brain Bank? I don’t mean a location for the neighborhood zombies to store their dinner. This is a research program dedicated to helping families obtain a definitive diagnosis of whether their loved one truly had Alzheimer’s disease or whether it was something else.  If…

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National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month!

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month! Established in 2008, Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month was created to bring awareness to the unique struggles that underrepresented groups face regarding mental illness in the United States and to start the process of improving access to mental health treatment and services and…

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