Posts Tagged ‘New Jersey’

What’s With Romaine Lettuce?

In case you’re wondering what’s with romaine lettuce. There’s good news: The CDC released an update regarding the status of the E. coli infected lettuce. It turns out that the problematic lettuce can be traced to Central Coastal growing regions of northern and central California. This means that romaine lettuce harvested in other regions are…

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E. Coli Outbreak Warning – Avoid Romaine Lettuce Says CDC

Are you planning on having vegetable salad with romaine lettuce as a side dish for dinner tonight? Forget about it. E. Coli Warning Romaine lettuce is to be shunned, according to a warning from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Apparently, the lettuce is responsible for a recent outbreak of E. coli, in…

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Adult Caregiving: A Labor Of Meaning And Happiness

“The more we genuinely care about others the greater our own happiness & inner peace.” – Allan Lokos Anyone familiar with Elmwood Hills Healthcare Center knows that caring for adults in need is a privilege. But apparently this knowledge spreads well past New Jersey. Adult Caregiving in the U.S. According to the Pew Research Center,…

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SSRIs For Dementia: Can Antidepressants Cure Memory Loss?

Researchers claim they may have found a new way to treat dementia. Alzheimer’s and Dementia in N.J. This is exciting news. Especially for residents of New Jersey, where the disorder is no stranger. According to a survey in 2016, over 68% of adults in the state know someone suffering from Alzheimer’s or dementia or did…

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Anxiety Increases In America Raising Concern

Many adults in America are showing concern about their future, in terms of health, finances and safety, according to a recent American Psychiatric Association (APA) poll. But that may not surprise you much. What’s more of a concern is the sharp increase since last year. The poll surveyed over 1,000 adults around the U.S., using…

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Habits For Seniors To Calm Their Systems Down For Better Sleep

“I sleep for eight hours…. I pray to keep calm. Most importantly, I have a smile on my face.” – Vidya Balan Have you ever given your nighttime routine any thought? If you’re experiencing any sleep difficulty, you might want to. Seniors don’t need less sleep than younger adults. According to the United Health Foundation,…

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2 Lessons About Authentic Happiness From Our Elders

“The art of being happy lies in the power of extracting happiness from common things.” – Henry Ward Beecher Happiness has become very popular these days. From self-help books to marketing campaigns and almost every other medium we come across, the message rings very loud: you should be happy and our [fill in the blank]…

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East Asian Ticks Found In New Jersey

New Jersey is making headlines in healthcare news these days. Unfortunately, it isn’t for a new technological breakthrough or service, but a scare: East Asian ticks. The Fear of East Asian Ticks The tick, also known as Longhorned or bush tick, have not been previously spotted in the U.S. and their existence came as an…

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The New Medicare Card: What You Need To Know

The new Medicare card should start arriving this month, through April 2019, according to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The mailing process will take place in stages and People with Medicare who are newly eligible in New Jersey should be receiving their new Social Security card after June 2018. What’s Different About…

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