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October 2021 | Generations Home Care
An EKG machine used to monitor the heart's electrical energy and prevent sudden cardiac arrest
Most seniors are well aware of the dangers that heart problems pose. After all, heart disease is the leading cause of death in America, amounting to 659,000 deaths each year. But when it comes to Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA), the facts are not as commonly known. Despite the lack of general knowledge, SCA is responsible […]
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Several blister packets filled with medicine.
Keeping track of more than one prescription is hard. But what about keeping track of more than five? For over half of seniors, juggling that many medications or more is a daily reality. By the time we reach our later years, we often end up with pill bottles crowding our bathroom cabinets. Whether they’re active […]
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Fire Prevention
Fire Prevention Week happens every year in early October. President Calvin Coolidge initiated the observance in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. It’s now our country’s longest running public health observance and the perfect time to review your personal fire safety knowledge, whether you are a senior or the caretaker of an elderly […]
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A Primary Care Doctor
Going to the doctor for a routine check-up can sometimes feel like a pointless chore. But if National Primary Care Week has anything to teach us, it’s not to discount this essential medical service. Primary care visits are a crucial factor in long-term health and wellbeing, especially for seniors. A primary care doctor is your […]
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