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The Importance of Nutrition in Rehabilitation

Surgery, an injury or a medical event such as a stroke or heart attack can create havoc in the body. A critical and often overlooked factor in aiding recovery from such events is nutrition. The right nutrients can help a body heal more quickly. There are several conditions that can exacerbate pain and slow recovery, […]
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Stroke or Heatstroke? Know the Difference.

Our area is known for its heatwaves, sometimes of historic proportions. Seniors are at higher risk of heat-related illness, and should receive prompt medical attention if they display the signs of heatstroke. But it’s important, says the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, not to confuse heatstroke with stroke, because although both should be treated immediately, […]
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Alden Debes and Alden Park Strathmoor to how Health and Wellness Fair

Alden Debes and Alden Park Strathmoor are joining forces to host this special event, which will be held at the GPAC Senior Center in Loves Park. Health and Wellness Fair Thursday, August 10, 9am-Noon 400 Heart Boulevard, Loves Park  We will be offering all of the following, free of charge: Blood pressure checks Glucose testing  […]
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Prepare Your Produce Safely

Are you growing a garden this year? Gardening provides good exercise and a nutritional boost. Experts tell us that adding more fruits and veggies to our diet provides a wide variety of benefits. A study published by the British Journal of Health Psychology even found that people who eat fruits and veggies are more curious […]
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