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New AHA Report Shows Cardiovascular Disease Continues To Rise In U.S.

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States, though cancer is a close second, and chronic respiratory diseases are third. In order to combat the threat of cardiovascular disease, the American Heart Association (AHA) recently published … Continue reading

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A Healthy Diet Can Help In The Treatment Of Depression

Although diet has been directly linked to a variety of physical illnesses, a recent study shows that it even impacts mental health. Dr. Joseph Firth, a research fellow at the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom, led the meta-study, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Facts About Diabetes

Diabetes Mellitus refers to a group of diseases in which the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood is too high. In Type 1 diabetes, previously known as juvenile diabetes, the pancreas does not produce insulin, the hormone that regulates … Continue reading

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Osteoporosis Breakthrough Increases Bone Mass by as Much as 800%

Osteoporosis is commonly associated with women. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 25% of women over the age of 65 have this disease of thinning, brittle bones. Although a high percentage of adult men are … Continue reading

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ADLs and IADLs: What is the Difference?

Caregivers for the elderly often find themselves drowning in acronyms. There are acronyms for diseases and conditions, like COPD; for classes of medications, like NSAIDs, and for types of care, like LTC. And the list goes on and on. Two … Continue reading

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Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men?

It is a well-known statistical fact that women have a longer lifespan than men — not just in the United States, but across the world. What is less well-known is that this difference applies across most the animal kingdom as … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s and Normal Aging: What’s the Difference

You walk into a room, but forget why you entered it. You struggle to find a common word. Moments like these can make you worry that you have Alzheimer’s. How can you tell? Here’s a short guide to knowing the … Continue reading

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Long-Established “Magic Pill” Discredited

Everyone wants a short-cut to good health. But we at the Regency Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers have always taken the old-fashioned approach: offering delicious, healthful meals, attentive medical care, and appropriate social and physical activities as the way to help … Continue reading

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Cardiac Rehabilitation is Underutilized

….Except if you are a patient at Regency Jewish Heritage, where we implemented a dedicated cardiac rehabilitation program long before people copied us and it became popular. According to a recently published statement by the American Heart Association (AHA), numerous … Continue reading

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Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis: What’s the Difference?

Regency Nursing Centers and the folks who run our organization, have taught me more about healthcare just by just observing them, than I have ever learned from any continuing education seminar. The information presented here is a subtle ode to … Continue reading

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