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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on January 24th, 2013

Here is an article from the Financial Times – When Diane Flint visits an elderly patient on her rounds in Manchester, New Hampshire, to check on his newly attached prosthetic limb, she was regaled with tales of his shopping trips to WalMart, and of a recent fall. “I ended up looking like a raccoon with […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on January 11th, 2012

Do you have a family member who’s getting older and may soon need home care? Families often feel concern for their elderly relatives who may not be able to care of their finances any longer. Luckily, home care doesn’t just provide help for seniors who are sick and immobile, but also for people who need […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on December 6th, 2009

By Michael A. Keys, MD Dr. Keys is a geriatric psychiatrist, Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Director of The Senior Health Program at the Lindner Center of HOPE, Mason, Ohio. “It is good to be children sometimes, and never better than at Christmas”                       -Charles Dickens, A Christmas […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on November 20th, 2009

Study Says Men are Not Adequately Involved in Prostate Cancer Screening Discussions Another new study finds screened men up to four times more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer than unscreened men. Sept. 28, 2009 – Men largely make decisions about prostate cancer screening based on conversations with their clinicians, but these discussions often […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on November 9th, 2009

By Michael A. Keys, MD Dr. Keys is a geriatric psychiatrist, Adjunct Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Director of The Senior Health Program at the Lindner Center of HOPE, Mason, Ohio. My Aunt Bernie at age 88 is a remarkable and vital woman who prides her independence, but […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on October 3rd, 2009

Swimming has long been touted by the medical field to be the safest exercise that a person can do, where sports related injuries are concerned. The reason for this is because of the buoyancy that the water provides. This translates to our body weights being one tenth of what they are on land when we […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on September 5th, 2009

Inspiration for Runners Over 50 Are you ever too old to be a runner? Jacque Carter, 53, from Washington, D.C., is a former runner turned race walker. Even though she is technically walking, she still moves at a 12-minute mile pace. During a recent team meeting, Ms. Carter raised $4,100 by shaving her head as […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on August 23rd, 2009

As the end of summer approaches, many families make plans to take a vacation to a fun place or just to relax and have a change of scenery. If you are a caregiver of a family member with Alzheimer’s disease then you will have to make appropriate plans based on the stage of the person’s memory […]

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Marc Duroe on August 14th, 2009

If people would do just four things – engage in regular physical activity, eat a healthy diet, not smoke and avoid becoming obese – they could slash their risk of diabetes, heart attack, stroke or cancer by 80 percent, a new report has found. It really could be this easy …. read the rest of […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on August 9th, 2009

Seniors Who Walk Gain Significant Health Improvement For many years we have heard the health benefit of walking. Benefits include increased lung capacity, weight loss, and muscle strengthening just to name a few. Numerous studies have shown that walking thirty minutes a day three times a week at a minimum not only helps build physical […]

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