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The Rising Cost of Caring for Mom and Dad

Posted by agapeofcarmel on July 12, 2011 at 7:27 PM Comments comments (0)

With government aid dwindling, Americans who care for aging family members are facing even higher expenses. How to prepare yourself -- and your savings.

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Moderate drinking in old protects against dementia

Posted by agapeofcarmel on May 30, 2011 at 2:01 PM Comments comments (0)

Elderly people who enjoy a drink are less likely to develop dementia, according to a new study.

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Cool Apps for Cargivers

Posted by agapeofcarmel on January 22, 2011 at 4:34 PM Comments comments (0)

Smartphones aren’t just for business executives anymore. Read full Article from

Tylenol Recalled ... Again

Posted by agapeofcarmel on October 19, 2010 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Musty Odor Spurs Another Recall of J&J/McNeil Product . Read full article.

Get ?em Moving

Posted by agapeofcarmel on October 11, 2010 at 4:11 PM Comments comments (0)

Article courtesy Memorial Health System, for Colorado Springs SENIOR Magazine

Movement has always been associated with health, whether it happens on a dance floor, a basketball court, or even with the stroke of a paint brush over canvas. Movement represents vitality, strength, well-being. Read full article.

E-prescribing growing in popularity across the country

Posted by agapeofcarmel on October 11, 2010 at 3:54 AM Comments comments (0)

About 200,000 office-based prescribers do so electronically, says a national report. The higher numbers could indicate readiness to meet the government's "meaningful use" requirements. Read Article.

Pill splitting: Which ones are safe to divide?

Posted by agapeofcarmel on October 1, 2010 at 3:24 AM Comments comments (0)

Our 2nd annual prescription drug survey found that some Americans are splitting pills to save money on high priced prescription drugs. That strategy could indeed cut your medication bill, but there's a right way and a wrong way to split pills. Read Article from Health Blog Cosumer Report.

Explaining medications can save lives

Posted by agapeofcarmel on August 29, 2010 at 4:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Stroke is one of those illnesses that doesn’t seem to be treated as seriously as it should. But if you know someone who’s had a stroke, or have had one yourself, you’ll know stroke can devastate lives, causing problems with all sorts of everyday activities including walking, dressing yourself, speaking, and thinking, depending on the part of the brain affected.  Read more.

Alzheimer's Drug Development a tough road

Posted by agapeofcarmel on August 29, 2010 at 4:24 AM Comments comments (0)

Eli Lilly has scrapped a drug being tested for use against Alzheimer’s disease because it increased patients’ symptoms and was also tied to a higher risk of skin cancer. Read more.