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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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What to Expect from Knee Replacement Surgery

More than 600,000 knee replacements are performed each year in the United States, making it one of the most common joint replacement surgeries. The most typical candidate for knee replacement is someone suffering from osteoarthritis. It is also one of the most successful surgical procedures, with almost 90 percent of patients reporting a dramatic reduction […]
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Get Off the Couch to Protect Your Cells

Talking on the phone? Get up and walk around while you chat! It’s never too late to add more physical activity to our lives. A host of recent studies have shown that sitting is very bad for our health—especially as we grow older. Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researchers noted that for people over […]
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