Category Archives: Regency Health Tips

Hope Lives: Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths? It claims more lives than colon, breast, and prostate cancer combined. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month, and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer … Continue reading

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Grief and Sleep Deprivation: Finding Ways to Cope

  This exclusive article was written for Regency Nursing Centers, by Sara Bailey of www.widow.net Sara will soon be releasing her new book entitled “Hope and Help After Loss.” Coping with loss. After losing a loved one, people manifest grief … Continue reading

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Protect Your Vision

Most adults start experience vision problems right around midlife. Beginning in early to mid-40s, many people start noticing they can’t see as clearly as they used to, especially at close distances. This is actually one of the most common medical … Continue reading

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All About Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system. The disease impacts people in different ways, but it all centers on affecting movement. In this article, we’ll talk about the signs and symptoms, possible interventions, and risk factors. Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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When Was Your Last Mammogram?

Breast cancer is an ongoing health concern for American women. About 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime, and it kills women at a higher rate than any other cancer besides lung … Continue reading

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10 Warning Signs of Dementia

The risk of developing dementia goes up for every year we live. Humans are living longer than ever before, which naturally means more and more people develop dementia every year. Alzheimer’s disease is a specific subset of dementia, but there … Continue reading

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Dry Mouth: A Minor Aging Problem That’s Not So Minor

Around 20 percent of seniors experience dry mouth—a lack of saliva in the mouth. While this may sound like a minor annoyance that can be solved by drinking more, it’s not quite so simple. Dry mouth, most often a side … Continue reading

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First Day of Fall: Do You Know How to Prevent Falls?

The nights are turning cooler, the air is crisper, and the leaves are changing colors. Fall is definitely here. That means it’s time for Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Tomorrow is the Fall Equinox, otherwise known as the first day of … Continue reading

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How Seniors Can Prepare for Emergencies

Hurricane Florence is making the news as the first major hurricane of the 2018 season. Its winds have been battering North Carolina all Thursday, and devastating storm surges and destructive winds are expected when it makes landfall early this morning. … Continue reading

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September: National Atrial Fibrillation Awareness Month

America observes AFib Awareness Month in September. Many people are not aware of this relatively common condition that makes strokes five times more likely. Today we’ll talk about Atrial fibrillation, its symptoms, and how to catch it early. What is … Continue reading

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