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BPPV: Managing the Rocks in Your Head

BPPV: Managing the Rocks in Your Head

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, better known as BPPV, or simply "Vertigo" amongst patient populations, is the most common disorder of the human vestibular system. It is frequently described as an intense spinning sensation brought on by changes in head position.…

Health and Fitness
Maximizing Interactions With Dementia Patients

Maximizing Interactions With Dementia Patients

Imagine waking up in an unfamiliar room to unfamiliar faces, struggling to answer simple questions and complete routine tasks; all while you are unable to accurately communicate what you are experiencing. A stay in a skilled nursing facility can be a frightening time for a patient with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia and interacting without consideration for his or her disease can make that experience worse.…

Memory Care
Help Your Body Age Healthy With Yoga

Help Your Body Age Healthy With Yoga

Exercise is a key component when it comes to healthy aging. One form of exercise that has become more popular among older adults is yoga.…

Health and Fitness
Prevent Mosquito-Borne Illnesses This Summer

Prevent Mosquito-Borne Illnesses This Summer

Mosquitoes are more than just summertime pests – many carry viruses and bacteria that can cause serious illness. Older adults are no more likely than younger people to be bitten by mosquitoes, but they are at higher risk for complications from mosquito-borne illnesses. You can minimize your risk by protecting yourself from mosquito bites and taking steps to control mosquitoes outside and inside your home.…

Health and Fitness Senior Living