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Fat In Your Diet: What’s Good, What’s Bad, How Do You Know?

August 22, 2019

Fat is an essential nutrient for our bodies. It provides energy. It helps our guts absorb certain vitamins from foods. But what types of fat are good? What types of fat are bad for you? Should you be eating at all? Lots of questions, conflicting answers — but here are the real facts you need…

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Social Isolation A Big Risk For Senior’s Mental, Physical Health

August 14, 2019

Social isolation and loneliness in senior citizen’s can lead to physical and mental illness. Indeed, seniors become vulnerable to chronic diseases such as cognitive decline, depression, hypertension and heart disease.   Social isolation and loneliness are not one and the same thing. About 28 percent of older adults — that’s 14 million people,  in the…

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Dark Chocolate Tastes Great, Can Also Reduce Depression Risk

August 7, 2019

Dark chocolate is a delicious food beloved by many people around the world, and interestingly it may also reduce your risk for depression, according to a recent study. Chocolate comes from cacao, which is a plant with high levels of minerals and antioxidants. Dark chocolate is rich in minerals, such as iron, magnesium, and zinc.…

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Daily Aspirin Linked to Brain Bleeding By Researchers

July 31, 2019

Taking a daily aspirin can lead to brain bleeding according to a recent study by cardiologists at the University of Texas Cardiology Center.   Indeed, if you don’t suffer from heart disease, then there’s little to no benefit to popping a daily low-dose aspirin. In fact, the opposite may happen — this practice may dramatically…

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Driving Safely Tips Most Essential For Senior Citizens

July 24, 2019

Driving safely is especially important for senior citizens, says the Automobile Club of America (AAA).   There are more aged drivers, aged 70 and older, on the road today than ever before. Through many educational programs, better roads and better built cars, driving today is safer than ever before. Nevertheless, because of  the many health…

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Insulin Inhaling Shows Promise In Reversing Alzheimer’s Memory Loss

July 17, 2019

Insulin inhaling, shows preliminary promise in reversing memory loss in Alzheimer’s patients. This latest news was shared by the research team at this weeks meeting of the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2019   Insulin — a hormone that helps regulate your blood sugar — appears to play a role in normal memory processes. Insulin irregularities…

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The Zero Carb Diet: Is It Really Safe For You To Use?

July 10, 2019

Are you on a zero carb diet? Low carb diets have been popular for years. But now comes a more extreme form of it, called the Zero Carb Diet. It’s even more restrictive as it requires you to eliminate as much carbs from your diet as possible. That’s pretty difficult to accomplish as even vegetables,…

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Anger Is Bad For Your Health, Learn How To Control It

July 3, 2019

Anger is a bad habit that everyone experiences at one time or another. Sometimes, if handled correctly, it can be a catalyst to self-improvement as well as effecting positive changes within your family and outside community.   However, if you find yourself being constantly angry, that’s a bad thing and can lead to serious illness…

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Specialty Drug Prices Soaring, Outpacing Seniors SS Benefits

June 25, 2019

Specialty drug prices are soaring and easily outpacing by 4-1/2 times, the monthly social security payments received by senior citizens.   Specialty drugs treat complex, chronic conditions such as cancer, multiple sclerosis, and rheumatoid arthritis. In 2017, retail prices for 97 of those widely used medications increased by an average of 7 percent. This is…

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Brain Electric Stimulation Restores Memory of Senior’s to 20 Year Old Levels

June 20, 2019

Brain stimulation via electrical impulses can restore memory in senior citizens to the levels of 20 year olds.    Some background: The fact is, that unfortunately, our memory starts to decline as we hit age 50. In later years, such as age 70 and older, not only both our short and long term memory get…

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Number Of Push Ups May Predict Risk For Heart Disease

February 20, 2019

Heart disease risks may be predictable based on how many push ups you can do, a recent study claims.   The more push ups you can do, the lower your risk for heart disease.   If these findings can be validated, it will establish a new, simple, fast, and inexpensive way to measure your risk…

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Herbs Can Reduce Inflammation Without Side Affects

February 5, 2019

Herbs are very popular and have been used for centuries to reduce inflammation and decrease pain. Recent studies have identified several herbs that are especially effective in reducing inflammation, lowering pain, and preventing obesity. Inflammation is not a totally bad thing. Indeed, it is the body’s primary defense mechanism against infections and wounds. However, if…

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Alzheimer Drug Success Depends On Precision Mouse Model

December 31, 2018

An Alzheimer drug that successfully fight Alzheimer’s disease, depends on developing a precision mouse model, according to a recent study.   Alzheimer’s is a devastating, debilitating disease with no cure. It is a progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills and, eventually, any ability to carry out simple tasks   The statistics…

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New Drugs Developing Fast Tracking With Israel Technion Smart System

December 24, 2018

New drugs to keep us healthy will come to market faster thanks to a new smart system  developed by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. The smart system will be presented this week at the smart system conference taking place in London.   Built on a construct of artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning, the smart system will significantly…

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Liver Disease Can Be Reversible By Eating Leafy Green Vegetables

December 20, 2018

Liver disease is on the rise in the United States according to statistics compiled by the CDC (Center For Disease Control and Prevention).Death rates from liver cancer increased 43 percent for U.S. adults in the period 2000 to 2016. Each year about 22,000 men and 9,000 women get liver cancer, according to the CDC.  …

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Join Parkhouse Nursing & Rehab For A Golf Event!!

June 27, 2019

September is just around the corner! We hope to see you there. Information below:  

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MIMA Healthcare Wishes You A Great Weekend!

May 17, 2019
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Excellent Online Review for Silver Healthcare Center, Cherry Hill, NJ!

April 11, 2019

It’s always great to receive a fantastic online review from a happy resident or family member! Take a look at this review posted for Silver Healthcare Center, on SeniorAdvisor.com!

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Tucker House Nursing and Rehabilitation’s 1st Annual Spring Fling Open House-3/20

March 7, 2019

Please join us on 3/20 at 1001 Wallace St, Philadelphia from 9 am-12 pm for our 1st Annual Spring Fling Open House! We will provide tours, free continental breakfast and blood pressure screenings. There is something for everyone!

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Simple, Smart Healthy Living Tips Every Senior Needs to Know

January 21, 2019

This article was written exclusive for our MIMA readers, by our good friend, Hazel Bridges of AgingWellness.org Living healthier does not have to take a lot of work for seniors. You can make small changes to your daily habits to enhance your physical health, and make a major impact on your overall quality of life.…

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