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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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“Caring for the Caregiver” Workshop Presented by Alden Courts of Shorewood Memory Care

Based on the teachings of world-renowned and well-respected healing practitioner, Dr. Deepak Chopra, this eight-hour workshop will help attendees address the stressors in their lives, which create physical challenges and emotional turbulence that impact home, work and play.  Caring for the Caregiver Workshop The Deepak Chopra Way of Self-Care Saturday, September 9, 8:00am-5:00pm 710 W. […]
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May Is Healthy Vision Month

Every year during May, the National Eye Institute (NEI) calls our attention to the importance of taking care of our eyesight. This year’s event focuses on women’s vision. The NEI reports that two-thirds of people with blindness and visual impairment are women. Why? Women live longer, are at greater risk for autoimmune diseases, and their […]
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The CDC Urges Baby Boomers to Be Tested for Hepatitis C

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver that is most often caused by a virus. One type, hepatitis C, has been called a silent epidemic, because most people who have the virus that causes it are unaware that they are infected. And while some people think of hepatitis as being […]
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Cocktails for a Cure

Alden Courts of Shorewood and Alden Estates of Shorewood are hosting Cocktails for a Cure, a fundraiser to benefit the Leukemia Research Foundation‘s Davidson-Brin Memorial Chapter.  Cocktails for a Cure Thursday, September 14 5:00-7:00pm 710 West Black Road, Shorewood We hold this event every year in the hopes of finally finding a cure for leukemia […]
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How to Breathe Easier with COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a variety of progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory asthma, and cystic fibrosis. According to the National Institutes for Health, approximately 12 million Americans are diagnosed with the disease and another 12 million are thought to be undiagnosed. Death rates from the disease […]
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Those Beautiful Flowering Trees … Achoo!

It’s pollen season! As spring arrives, we’re blessed with clusters of lovely blossoms on many of our trees. But for those of us with allergies, those blooms are the bringers of sniffles and sneezes. And did you know that people who have always been immune to pollen allergies can develop a sensitivity later in life? […]
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