Fact or Fiction: Hand-washing

Over the past few months, we all have been constantly hearing that frequently wash hands protect ourselves and those around us from the coronavirus. Additionally, according to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), washing your hands is the most effective way to prevent the spread of diseases. Although it may be simple to…
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Living with heart failure

Hearing that you or a loved one has heart failure is hard to accept. However, this disease can be manageable to treat with the right steps. Although heart failure can be progressive and chronic, those who suffer from heart failure can make sure that they are able to slow the process down. According to the…
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Holiday depression and COVID-19: Ways you can cope

The holiday season can often be a difficult time with feelings of anxiety and depression, which is understandable due to expectations to cook meals, shop, bake, clean and entertain. Some are now experiencing a different type of stress, replacing the flurry of having too much to do during the holiday season with uncertainty, isolation and the loss of…
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COVID-19 tips for older adults

While COVID-19 guidelines continue to evolve, the older adults have remained among the highest risk groups since the beginning.  That is why older adults often need to take additional precautions. The rationale for this is not all that surprising. As we age, immune systems often grow weaker, which decreases the ability of an older adult…
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