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Big Smile Dental

2833 North Milwaukee, Chicago, 60618, IL, US

STD Test Express

55 E Washington St, Chicago, 60602, IL, US

Strobel Dentistry

25 E Washington St, Chicago, 60602, IL, US

Prestige Home Health Service Inc

8618 W. Catalpa Ave. Suite 1115, Chicago, 60656, IL, US

Trinity Holistic Health Center

8501 W Higgins Rd, Chicago, 60631, IL, US

AED & CPR Training and Consulting, Inc.

636 Church St., Chicago, 60657, IL, US

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What are the benefits of keeping your house clean and tidy?

If you have an elderly relative living at home with you, one of the simplest ways you can improve his or her health is by keeping a clean, organized house. This may be easier said than done, however, because many families are living in multigenerational homes where it can be difficult to keep...

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How does Alzheimer’s differ from vascular dementia?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, and it is often what people think of when they think of age-related memory loss and cognitive difficulties. However, there are other conditions to be aware of that can cause similar impairments. Vascular dementia is another...

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What are spider veins and how are they treated?

As you get older, you may begin to notice tiny veins emerging beneath the skin on the legs and groin. These veins, typically called spider veins, are also common during pregnancy and in people who are overweight. In most cases spider veins are not associated with serious health problems, and they...

Midwest Vein Center

Does exercise affect varicose veins?

Most varicose veins are caused by heredity, but there are some secondary causes that may be prevented with some positive habits. Exercise can be valuable in the prevention of varicose veins and the management of symptoms, but too much exercise or activities that are high-impact may be harmful to...

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Medication safety for seniors

Taking prescription medications is fairly commonplace among elderly adults, but this is an area where many medical problems and serious emergencies may arise. Properly used, medications are an important part of a healthcare routine. When medication is abused or not used according to instructions,...

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Common health problems facing today’s seniors

Older adults are living longer and maintaining more independent lifestyles thanks to a number of advancements in medical technology, but there are still many health issues that today’s elderly individuals are at risk for. Some of the most serious medical risks among seniors may surprise...

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Caregiver tips for financial planning

If you have an elderly parent and you are stepping into the role of caregiver, you may also assume the responsibility of handling your parent’s finances. For many adult children with elderly parents, caregiving is only a temporary arrangement, so you will want to make sure the funds are...

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How to spot financial scams targeting seniors

Seniors are the most frequently targeted group for financial scams, and these scams are unfortunately quite successful for a handful of reasons. If you are looking to protect yourself or a loved one from scams of this nature, use these strategies for identifying fraud when it comes to inquiries...

Midwest Vein Center

Everything you need to know about sclerotherapy

When it comes to spider vein and varicose vein treatment, sclerotherapy is one of the most trusted therapies that has been used for decades. Over the years, sclerotherapy has evolved to produce better results and ensure that the root of the problem does not go unaddressed. Sclerotherapy is a...

Midwest Vein Center

Common problems related to varicose veins

Varicose veins are typically inherited, but they can also be caused or made worse by everyday factors such as being overweight or working a desk job. Many patients may experience related venous and skin disorders with varicose veins. Here is a look at some of the issues that may arise along with...

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Tips for communicating with older loved ones

If your parents are getting up there in age, you might find it harder to talk to them about everyday topics as well as important issues about their health and wellness. However, it is helpful to have clear communication with your elderly relatives so that you are able to maintain a positive...

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Senior health tips to prevent osteoporosis

Osteoporosis may not be a fatal condition, but it is among the top health concerns for seniors because of its link to fall injuries, which account for a significant percentage of hospital visits among the elderly. The CDC estimates that osteoporosis will put one in two seniors at risk for...

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Tips for feeling more beautiful every day

With a skewed image of the average woman influenced by tabloids and television, some people experience low self-esteem and negative body image. While women often try to change only their physical attributes to improve their body image, they neglect to get to the heart of the problem by...

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Clearing up confusion about spider veins

Spider veins are an incredibly common occurrence that can develop in the legs, pelvic area, feet and ankles, appearing in web-like patterns that show just beneath the skin. These tiny veins are often misunderstood by people who have them, because there are lots of misconceptions about spider...

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Foods to help you get smoother, glowing skin

With warmer weather continuing through the late summer, you might be looking for ways to improve the appearance of your skin. The food you eat will make a big difference, so it's important to maintain a healthy diet rich in antioxidants and vitamin E. Here is a look at the healthiest...

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Exercises to help seniors stay independent at home

The healthiest seniors are those who spend time exercising to stay fit and active. With regular exercise, you can help prevent or improve conditions ranging from osteoporosis to heart disease. However, the risk of injury can make exercise difficult for some seniors. This...

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Planning your loved one’s in-home care

As your parents or other family members get older, you might wonder if they are safe at home caring for themselves. The aging process can pose difficulties in chores and personal care even for healthy older adults, so it may be time to start thinking about in-home care as an option for your loved...

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Can music help you through the aging process?

As you get older, you may be exploring new ways to bring happiness to your life and maintain an active lifestyle that supports your health. Music may be a great tool for you in your later years, as there are many proven benefits of listening to and making music that are particularly important for...

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What to do when your parent declines care and assistance

If you have an older parent who needs a new living environment or specialized care at home, it might not be an easy transition for your parents to make. In fact, many adult children face resistance when they propose changes to their parents’ living situations. You should understand...

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How to reduce the risk of hospital readmission

Seniors with chronic medical conditions often face challenges living at home, because they may be in and out of the hospital. It is possible to improve a loved one’s quality of life by reducing the likelihood of hospital readmission through home health care management. By...

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Simple tips to reduce your risk of Alzheimer's

As your parents get older, you may become concerned about Alzheimer’s disease, which has been a heated area of medical research over the past several decades. There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, making the condition that much more devastating for patients and their...

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Spending more quality time with your older parents this summer

Social engagement is key to happiness among older folks, but it can be more difficult for seniors to get out and socialize when they live alone at home. Relatives play a critical role in the social lives of elderly individuals, and the time spent together may be beneficial for young family...

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Recognizing the signs of heat illness in the summer

Heat illness is one of the primary health concerns for seniors in the summertime, and it may seem to come on rather quickly. Therefore, it is important for everyone to recognize the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke so that appropriate medical attention can be given right away. Heat...

Midwest Vein Center

Shedding new light on varicose and spider vein treatment

If you have hesitated to seek treatment for varicose veins or spider veins because you are wary of painful treatment, you should explore the modern therapies available for eradicating these unsightly and often uncomfortable veins. The days of vein stripping surgery are long gone, as surgical...

Midwest Vein Center

How to prevent facial telangiectasias (facial veins)

Facial telangiectasias – more commonly referred to as facial veins – can appear for a number of reasons and cause you to feel less confident about your appearance. Facial veins typically don’t pose a threat to your health, but they can be a significant cosmetic problem that is...

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Senior living center celebrates 'Christmas in July'

If the summertime has you longing for the holidays, you can enjoy all the festivities of Christmas without the snowy weather by joining Christmas in July at Alden of Waterford. This off-season holiday event will have fun and festivities for anyone to enjoy with free admission. Here is a look at...

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Senior nutrition myths and facts

One of the secrets to a longer life is having the right diet, but there are many misconceptions about what the right diet is for senior citizens. Once you reach the age of 60, you may notice changes in your appetite and eating habits, because you do not need as many calories to sustain adequate...

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Forget quick fixes – get healthy for life with these basic changes

While quick-fix diets may sound appealing, you can create a much happier lifestyle by committing to lasting changes instead. By making changes in smaller steps, you can see a big difference in your overall attitude and your health. Follow these easy guidelines to get your life on track in a...

Midwest Vein Center

Healthy and refreshing drinks to enjoy this summer

One of the easiest ways to look your best this summer is to stay properly hydrated. When you watch your water intake and maintain optimal hydration, you will have an easier time shedding excess pounds and getting in shape. Here is a quick look at the flavorful beverages you can...

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Getting back to a normal routine after the loss of a spouse

One of the most emotionally trying times in life is the passing of your spouse, and it is important to give yourself time to grieve. Still, you will want to establish a normal routine that will help you reduce the stress of your loss. Here are some of of the ways to cope and try to move...

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Why older adults should practice yoga

The benefits of exercise for senior citizens are becoming well-recognized among elderly adults, but there is one type of exercise that you might not think to try for the first time after 50. Yoga is not just a trendy workout for twenty-somethings. In fact, it has several distinctive benefits for...

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Tips for improving balance and mobility as you get older

Falls can be serious injuries for seniors—often leading to fractures, sprains, and other significant injuries. To prevent a fall at home and maintain more independence as you get older, follow these guidelines to stay balanced at any age. Utilize a variety of exercises In order to stay...

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How can seniors stay healthy in the summer?

You may be welcoming the warmth of summer after a particularly cold winter, but you should take a moment to recognize some of the top health risks facing elderly individuals during this time of year. The tips below will help your elderly loved one stay safe and comfortable all summer long while...

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How to get your legs ready for warm weather

Spring is here, and the weather is almost right for showing off your legs in your favorite playful spring clothes. If your legs are not quite ready for their debut in shorts, follow these simple tips to have your legs looking great this year. Moisturize your skin Dry skin can diminish your...

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Tips for staying hydrated throughout the day

Proper hydration is essential for good health—particularly when it comes to your blood circulation. Because blood is mostly water, you need to drink enough water each day to keep things moving. When you are drinking the right amount of water, you can prevent water retention and keep your...

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How to create a safe, comfortable environment at home after surgery

After a surgical procedure, it is important to provide your loved one with a smooth and comfortable transition back into the home. If your loved one is scheduled for an upcoming surgery, you will want to take the following steps to ensure that he or she will recover fully at home. Assist...

Affordable Hearing Solutions

Appreciating the importance of regular hearing exams

Regular eye exams are a part of almost everyone’s routine, but many people neglect one of their most important senses by skipping regular hearing tests. You should see an audiologist every one to two years for a hearing exam to ensure that your quality of hearing is where it should be....

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What is the difference between hearing aids and personal sound amplifiers?

Modern digital technologies have paved the way for significant improvements in devices that can help hearing-impaired individuals in their daily lives. Hearing aids are the most commonly known devices, but there are also personal sound amplifiers available for use in more specific situations....

Midwest Vein Center

What you need to know about chronic venous insufficiency

Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) is a common cause for varicose veins that affects more than 40 million Americans. It occurs when the vein walls become weak and cause the valves within the veins to malfunction. When these valves are unable to control blood flow, blood pools in the veins, which...

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Is your elderly loved one prepared for a health emergency?

Accidents and falls are a common cause of health emergencies for seniors. If your loved one still lives at home, it is important to make sure that he or she is prepared for emergencies of this nature. With a few preventative steps, you can help reduce the risk of a serious health emergency at...

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Reasons to sell your home after retirement

While most people envision retirement at home, some find that continuing care communities are more convenient and comfortable. If you are considering making the transition to a senior community, you should also think about selling your home sooner rather than later. Here is a look at the...

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Determining the value of your home before it goes on the market

Before you begin your retirement, you might consider selling your home to optimize your retirement savings. Knowing how much your home is worth before it goes on the market will help you sell your home faster and make decisions about your new home designed for simplified senior living. While you...

Delnor Glen Assisted Living

Mental wellness concerns for seniors

The aging process can have a number of negative health effects without proper wellness management strategies in place for your loved one. Among the most neglected problems in senior citizens is mental health issues, which include the following common concerns. Loneliness and isolation After the...

Delnor Glen Assisted Living

What's included in memory care for those with dementia?

When an elderly loved one is suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia, it can be a challenge to provide the care your relative needs at home. Therefore, you might consider a Memory Support Program like the one provided at Delnor Glen. Below is a closer look at what this program includes for...

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Common misconceptions about assisted living

Assisted living communities can offer an improved quality of life with dedicated personal care along with the comforts of home. However, you may have hesitated to consider an assisted living community for yourself or a loved one because of common misconceptions surrounding these communities....

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Ways to get more fresh air this spring

The cold chill of winter air is fading away and the sun is beginning to shine more brightly as spring finally arrives. To celebrate spring and boost your mood this season, take part in these activities close to the comforts of home at Delnor Glen.  Take a walk With a beautifully...

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Recognizing early warning signs of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease is a serious health concern for seniors. Alzheimer’s can result in memory loss, a loss in cognitive abilities and a variety of other symptoms. Fortunately, early diagnosis and treatment can help ease the effects of Alzheimer’s disease and ensure a higher...

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What are the advantages of hiring a home care agency?

If your elderly loved one is in need of home care, you will have the option of hiring either a single caregiver or a home care agency. While both care options will provide your relative with a full range of services, there are many benefits to choosing a home care agency over a single caregiver....

Midwest Vein Center

Who treats vein diseases?

If you have noticed spider veins or larger varicose veins, you will want to visit a phlebologist to discuss treatment options. While there are several different types of physicians—including plastic surgeons and dermatologists—who offer treatment for varicose veins, these doctors do...

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Tips for squeezing more physical activity into your day

The American Heart Association recommends that adults get 30 minutes of daily exercise, but many people do not reach this daily goal because of their busy schedules. However, you do not have to take all 30 minutes at once. You can break up your exercise into smaller increments with the tips below...