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The Importance of Nutrition in Rehabilitation

Surgery, an injury or a medical event such as a stroke or heart attack can create havoc in the body. A critical and often overlooked factor in aiding recovery from such events is nutrition. The right nutrients can help a body heal more quickly. There are several conditions that can exacerbate pain and slow recovery, […]
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Stroke or Heatstroke? Know the Difference.

Our area is known for its heatwaves, sometimes of historic proportions. Seniors are at higher risk of heat-related illness, and should receive prompt medical attention if they display the signs of heatstroke. But it’s important, says the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, not to confuse heatstroke with stroke, because although both should be treated immediately, […]
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Alden Courts of Shorewood Offering Respite Care

If you’re a caregiver seeking short-term care for a loved one, Alden Courts of Shorewood can help. If you’re heading off for a vacation, need to run some errands or simply need some “alone time,” we can provide professional and compassionate care. You loved one will enjoy: A safe, secure environment 24/7 nursing care and assistance Daily […]
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Prepare Your Produce Safely

Are you growing a garden this year? Gardening provides good exercise and a nutritional boost. Experts tell us that adding more fruits and veggies to our diet provides a wide variety of benefits. A study published by the British Journal of Health Psychology even found that people who eat fruits and veggies are more curious […]
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Experts Call Depression the Leading Cause of Poor Health

Each year the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates World Health Day, highlighting a current, top-of-the-list global health issue. In recent years, World Health Day focused on infectious diseases, hypertension, diabetes and food safety. The theme for 2017 was “Depression: Let’s Talk.” According to the WHO experts, depression is the leading cause of poor health and […]
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Tai Chi Can Aid in Rehabilitation

When one is recuperating from surgery or a medical event such as stroke, heart attack or COPD, exercise usually is an important part of recovery. If you’re in a rehabilitation facility, you’ll likely be following a course of treatment specific to your situation. But when you return home, keeping active will remain an important part […]
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Open House

Alden Courts of Shorewood Memory Care Community recently opened its doors and now we’re celebrating with a spectacular Open House! Open House Wednesday, July 12, 4:00-6:00pm 700 W. Black Road, Shorewood Come and take a look at the new Alden Courts of Shorewood, specializing in memory care, and enjoy a delicious buffet with dishes from […]
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June Is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that with the aging of the baby boomers, the death rate from Alzheimer’s disease has increased by 55 percent, and many more families will be caring for loved ones with dementia. But people can reduce their risk of Alzheimer’s disease, say experts from the […]
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