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How to Breathe Easier with COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term for a variety of progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory asthma, and cystic fibrosis. According to the National Institutes for Health, approximately 12 million Americans are diagnosed with the disease and another 12 million are thought to be undiagnosed. Death rates from the disease […]
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Those Beautiful Flowering Trees … Achoo!

It’s pollen season! As spring arrives, we’re blessed with clusters of lovely blossoms on many of our trees. But for those of us with allergies, those blooms are the bringers of sniffles and sneezes. And did you know that people who have always been immune to pollen allergies can develop a sensitivity later in life? […]
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New Insights Into Senior Nutritional Needs

Chef Sal Martinez serves nutritious and tasty dishes at Alden Estates of Shorewood, specializing in Short-Term Rehabilitation and Post-Acute Care, and Alden Courts of Shorewood, specializing in Memory Care. At right, Chef Sal shows off the innovative Wellness Dining Program at Alden Courts of Shorewood, which features specially colored linens and plates, as well as […]
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March Is National Kidney Month

Your kidneys aren’t very large; each is about the size of your fist. But they do a big job. Every 30 minutes, they filter all the blood in your body. According to the National Institutes of Health, our kidneys filter enough fluid every day to fill the [...]
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