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Archive for March 2018

What Do You Do if Your Dad Has Diverticulitis?

Caregiver in Windsor CA: Caring for a Senior with Diverticulitis

Caregiver in Windsor CA: After the age of 40, diverticula become a common issue. These small pouches are found on the lining of the large intestine. Usually, they are not a problem. For unknown reasons, fecal matter sometimes gets into the pouches. If they become infected or irritated, they can lead to diverticulitis.

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Is Your Parent Getting Enough Magnesium?

Senior Care in Sebastopol CA: Getting Adequate Magnesium

Senior Care in Sebastopol CA: Magnesium is an important mineral that is essential to nerve and muscle function, a healthy immune system, steady heartbeat, and strong bones. The recommended daily dosage of magnesium for people over the age of 51 is 320 mg for women and 420 mg for men. Unfortunately, between 70 and 80 percent of older adults don’t get enough magnesium in their diets.

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Brain Pacemaker Showing Promise as the Next Tool in Battling Alzheimer’s

Elderly Care in Rohnert Park CA: Brain Pacemaker Research

Elderly Care in Rohnert Park CA: Every day, researchers work hard to find ways to slow or stop Alzheimer’s disease. One of the latest studies involves the use of a pacemaker in the brain to slow the brain’s decline. Could this treatment being studied by neurologists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center help slow the symptoms your mom or dad will face?

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