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Day: May 17, 2017

What is a Tracheostomy Stoma Cover

By the year 2030, elderly individuals in the United States are expected to represent 20 percent of the total population. More than 25 percent of all Americans have multiple health conditions. This number rises to about two out of three in the elderly population which accounts for approximately 66 percent of the nation?s healthcare budget….

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Choosing the Right Walking Aid for a Senior Citizen

Research shows that an older person is treated in a hospital for a fall once every 15 seconds. One popular method for reducing falls in seniors is with the use of a walking aid. One study found that in a recent period of eight years, seniors using canes and other walking support devices rose 50…

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