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  1. ALLEGRO MEDICAL COMP YOUR CART - “FREE ORDER” 20 YEAR ANNIVERSARY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICIAL RULES

     

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  2. 20th Anniversary Sweepstakes Official Contest Rules

     

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  3. Share Your Favorite Pressure Cooker Recipe

    More than anyone, #Caregivers need to be efficient. So when it comes to mealtime, what better tool for efficiency than the #Pressure-Cooker. I just bought my first pressure cooker and need some inspiration for my maiden meal. Please share your favorite pressure cooker recipes me and others in our Caregiver Community!
     

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  4. Most National Alzheimer's Project Studies Not Looking to Show Clinical Benefit, Scientists Argue

    Most National Alzheimer's Project Studies Not Looking to Show Clinical Benefit, Scientists Argue

    Two physicians - one at the University of Pennsylvania's Perelman School of Medicine and the other with the University of Michigan - argue in a recent opinion piece that the National #Alzheimer Project Act (NAPA), as it now stands, has resulted in ... #alzheimer

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  5. What Makes Equagel Cushions Different From All Other Cushions?

    What Makes Equagel Cushions Different From All Other Cushions?

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  6. What is a Flip A Grip? - The Most Handy Grab Bar

    Flip a Grip

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  7. FALL PREVENTION: Protect your patient in bed

    FALL PREVENTION:  Protect your patient in bed

    Fall prevention is a frequent topic for nursing home staff, and rightfully so.  Unfortunately, nursing home residents frequently fall, and the older adults that survive a nursing home fall are likely to sustain injuries that hinder quality of life or cause permanent disability. 1

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  8. Understanding Hip Replacements

    A hip replacement is a surgical procedure that is completed by a healthcare professional with the goal of removing damaged sections of the hip joint, and replacing them with foreign parts that are usually created from metal and/or very hard plastic to create an artificial joint.  The artificial joint will ultimately result in decreased pain and improvement of function for the individual involved.  An individual may be a candidate for a hip replacement if the pain experienced interferes with their daily routines and activities they are expected and want to perform, only though after less invasive treatments have been deemed unsuccessful.  Damage to the hip joint from arthritis is the most common reason that one may need a hip replacement.

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  9. What Causes Migraines?

    A migraine is an intense headache that can cause throbbing, or a pulsing sensation, in an area of you head…it basically feels like your heartbeat has migrated upwards to your head.  It’s not comfortable at all.  Unfortunately too, migraines are usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to both light and sound.  Therefore, if you’re in a room that is bright and loud, your migraine will seem to be that much worse.  The pain that migraines cause can last for hours to days, and it can even hurt so much that all you can think about is finding a dark, quiet place to rest until the pain subsides.

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  10. 40% of Heat-Related Fatalities are People 65 and Older

    According to a study by University of Chicago Medical Center, 40% of heat related fatalities are people 65 and older in the United States. According to UC Davis there are many reasons that seniors have more problems with the heat. Heart disease can cause circulatory problems which makes it harder to dissipate the heat. Some seniors are on medications that can cause them to dehydrate faster. Sometimes dementia can lead to the individual not realizing how hot they are.

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