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August 2013

When you’re a caregiver, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and feel as if you’re the only one who can do the care giving work. You may also feel that a doctor is the only one to whom you can direct your questions, but...

A large Danish study of nonagenarians finds that people born in 1915 not only lived longer than those born a decade earlier, but they also retained a higher level of both their cognitive and physical abilities.To address the concerns of future care...

Nurses, have you tried to lose weight but found yourself craving the food you’re avoiding and sabotaging your diet? It could be that your food choices are largely to blame for your poor nursing wellness.  Eating certain foods can actually stimulate the appetite. So, which...

In a presentation at the most recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Daniel Roth, an eye specialist and clinical associate professor at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, NJ, offered new findings on why tablet computers are...

In days gone by radio was big. Seniors will remember it well. Now we call it Old Time Radio!When radio was big, just before TV, families used to gather in the living rooms and sitting rooms where they would grab a comfortable pillow,...

You may not realize it, but We Care Online has a Pharmacy Technician course which is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents. The Pharmacy Technician course has been available and enrolling students for close to two years.  The course is available nationwide.The Pharmacy Technician...

A recent study has found that engaging in mental activities as simple as reading and writing can significantly reduce the rate of cognitive decline in seniors. Older adults who were mentally active throughout their lifetime experienced the lowest rate of memory loss.Researchers from the...

Younger people can spring back from a fall. But for elders, taking a spill can lead to broken bones and trigger a domino effect of health problems and decline.According to the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL), every 18 seconds, an older...

We’re hearing the term “aging in place” more and more. Aging in place is the concept of staying in your living space for as long as possible while maintaining your independence, being comfortable, and safe. While typically this refers to a senior’s...

Change may be good, but it’s not necessarily easy. Switching from the laid-back fun in the sun of summer to rules, homework, and routines can be a big jump for parents and children alike. But with a little preparation and the right...

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