Is the flu dangerous for older adults? For many, the flu virus means lying on the couch for a week or more, shivering, aching, coughing, feverish, lethargic, and weak. For others, it means an extended stay in the hospital’s ICU if not death. Age, without a doubt, is a factor in determining the severity…

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  November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness month.  Alzheimer’s is ranked as the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. with an estimated 5.8 million people living with the disease. It’s a household name.   But what exactly is Alzheimer’s disease?   Alzheimer’s was first discovered by clinical psychiatrist, Dr. Alois Alzheimer in 1906. He…

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