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4 Exercise Tips for Diabetics

4 Exercise Tips for Diabetics

Exercising is one of the best things you can do to manage diabetes. Here’s how to do it safely. If you have diabetes, one of the best things you can do to improve your health is to exercise. Physical activity not only helps you lose excess weight, but it can improve your sensitivity to insulin and lower blood glucose levels.…

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Pandemic Adds to Challenge of Caring for Loved One With Dementia

Pandemic Adds to Challenge of Caring for Loved One With Dementia

Before the COVID-19 outbreak, Annette Adams-Brown’s 87-year-old mother was an avid follower of TV news. Now Adams-Brown has to channel-surf for a less stressful pastime. Her mother, Bertha, has dementia, and each time she hears the news about a terrible disease spreading through the country, it’s like she is hearing it for the first time. “It produces a lot of…

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Coronavirus Myths: Experts Sort Out Facts From Fiction

Coronavirus Myths: Experts Sort Out Facts From Fiction

(HealthDay News) – The new coronavirus continues its steady march through the U.S. population, bringing with it a second plague: potentially dangerous myths and rumors about COVID-19, spread via the internet. You may have already heard some of these coronavirus myths, which, if subscribed to, could at best mean wasted effort or — at worst — make you even more…

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Canarsie Adult Day Center Closed Week of March 16-20

Canarsie Adult Day Center Closed Week of March 16-20

Due to Coronavirus safety precautions the Canarsie Adult Day Center will be closed for the week of March 16 – 20. Please check our Facebook page for updates on next week’s openings. Call Canarsie Adult Day Center at (718) 513-0776 If you are a Tradition Home Care member, or if you are not a member of Tradition Home Care but…

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Things To Know About The Coronavirus & Household Solutions That Work As Disinfectants As Per the CDC

Things To Know About The Coronavirus & Household Solutions That Work As Disinfectants As Per the CDC

How COVID-19 Spreads Person-to-person spread The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person. Between people who are in close contact with one another (within about 6 feet). Through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. These droplets can land in the mouths or noses of people who are nearby or possibly be inhaled into the lungs.…

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What Seniors Should Know About the Flu

What Seniors Should Know About the Flu

By Chris Woolston, M.S. How serious is the flu? Many people think the flu is nothing more than a bad cold — until they come down with it. When your entire body aches, your energy vanishes, and a fever, dry cough, sore throat, and headaches set in, it’s impossible to mistake the flu for a mild illness. It can be…

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Heart Attack Rehab At Home Could Save Lives

Heart Attack Rehab At Home Could Save Lives

(HealthDay News) — If you had a heart attack and could get rehab therapy at home, would you be more likely to get the follow-up care that doctors recommend? A new scientific statement says you would, and advocates for the option to be more widely available because so many patients never get the therapy — often because health insurance companies…

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Live Well Pharmacy Provides Education Session for Seniors on Diabetes Day at Canarsie Adult Day Center

Live Well Pharmacy Provides Education Session for Seniors on Diabetes Day at Canarsie Adult Day Center

November 14 was World Diabetes Day, and the staff at Live Well Pharmacy, in Brooklyn, came out to the Canarsie Adult Day Center to educate seniors on ways to fight diabetes. World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness in response to rising diabetes rates worldwide, and it was made…

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What Is Medicaid And How Tradition Home Care Can Help Your Senior Apply For It!

What Is Medicaid And How Tradition Home Care Can Help Your Senior Apply For It!

Medicaid is an affordable healthcare plan for New Yorkers who have trouble affording regular healthcare. If your senior receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI), then he or she would be eligible for medicaid! Tradition Home Care provides assistance with filling out your medicaid application. For the clients that are interested, they will submit the application for free! Tradition may also be…

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