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Feb 03 2016

Did you know that losing weight can in many cases immediately reduce your risk for several diseases? Learn more about how weight lose can improve your health and well being. read more

Oct 19 2015

We'll soon be entering the time of year when people focus on giving thanks for their many blessings. It makes intuitive sense that focusing on the good in our lives would improve our mood, but science is beginning to discover that practicing gratitude on a daily basis can provide numerous health benefits. read more

Jul 21 2015

Falls account for over 70 percent of ER visits for older adults and, according to the Centers for Disease and Prevention Control (CDC), are the leading cause of injury in the elderly. read more

Jul 14 2015

The bond between animals and humans is part of our evolution, and it's very powerful. read more

Jul 07 2015

We're all familiar with the old adage that an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. That's where vaccinations come in. read more

Jun 30 2015

In this edition of the Fedelta newsletter, we'll explore ways that seniors can retain as much independence as possible as they age. read more

Jun 23 2015

Forecasts for this summer in Seattle say it's going to be one of the hottest and driest we've had in years. read more

Jun 05 2015

One of the biggest fears people say they have about growing older is losing their independence. read more

May 22 2015

The goal for National Senior Health & Fitness Day is to help keep older Americans healthy and fit as they age. read more

May 15 2015

The Seattle area is one of the best spots in the country to spend summer – the days are typically sunny and the heat and humidity are rarely oppressive. read more

May 07 2015

With summer just around the corner, people start to think about reunions, neighborhood BBQs, and spending time with our friends and family. read more

Apr 22 2015

In honor of Older Americans Month, we'd like to take a moment to recognize those seniors – Americans and otherwise – who didn't let age get in the way of their hopes and desires. Meet these inspirational seniors. read more

Apr 08 2015

Comedian George Burns, who lived to be 100, once quipped, "If I knew I was going to live this long, I would have taken better care of myself!" Taking care on oneself isn't just about extending the length of one's life – it's about continuing to live well as we age. One of the most important ways seniors can take care of themselves is to exercise. read more

Mar 25 2015

Discover the health benefits of laughter read more

Jan 28 2015

When it comes to the integration of high-tech into the healthcare industry, wearable technology is at the cutting edge. read more

Jun 12 2014

My dad would run, actually, race up the stairs to the kithchen. I suppose it was for fitness and to see how fast he could master them, or maybe it was an eagerness to start and seize the day. One morning, I was anxiously waiting for my Dad to get upstairs. Usually he would tackle two stairs at a time, but today as he climbed the stairs, he started coughing profusely, which frightened the then, 8 year old me. read more

Aug 14 2013

Since falls are cited by hospital admissions administrators as the number one reason for readmission, this serious concern merits more attention for you and your loved one. read more

Jun 26 2013

Each person's circumstances may be varied yet studies show consistently that lack of structured, professional home health care is the primary reason for readmission and even repeated readmissions to the hospital. read more

Mar 13 2013

      If sleep were written on a prescription by your doctor you'd wonder about the claims:  feel better with few aches and pains and be more alert.  Wake up cheerful, and ready to learn something read more

Jul 15 2012

Alcohol and substance abuse amongst the elderly is a widespread problem that is often undiagnosed and ignored by the medical community. And as the baby boomer generation reaches retirement, more and read more


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