The Secret to Aging Well? Contentment

“Despite having many friends in their 70s, 80s and 90s, I’ve been far too slow to realize that how we respond to aging is a choice made in the mind, not in the gym.” https://www.nytimes.com/2018/10/02/well/live/the-secret-to-aging-well-contentment.html

 

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Chronic Pain and Dementia

Exercise has been shown to diminish pain and slow the process of dementia.  Your family, workers, and clients will benefit from exercise.  The attached article is interesting.  Chronic pain linked to increased risk of dementia in study of older adults

Integration of the software database and exercise programs at Pop-doc.com, into your company’s business plan will help people maintain and preserve healthy joint function.  Happy Holidays and all the best in 2018!

 

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How a near fatal accident uncovered a broken home care system

Ron Gold Speaking at TEDx NJIT

When a head-on bicycling crash with an SUV crushed my spine and left me a paraplegic in 2011, I found very little inspiration from my very broken body. That is, until I realized how my broken body could be the impetus to help fix America’s broken home care system.

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Deadly Drugs Misused In U.S. Nursing Facilities

From AARP:

When the family of Bobby Glenn Tweed made the difficult decision to have him admitted to a nursing home in January 2013, little did they realize he would have just months left to live. While diagnosed with dementia, Tweed, 78, was still a vigorous man.

But without his family’s consent, Tweed was given psychotropic drugs that are known to be fatal among older patients with dementia. In 10 months, he was dead. Read more

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