Monthly Archives: February 2012

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Fighting Childhood Obesity

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Obesity is not just a national epidemic among adults. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, childhood obesity has more than tripled in the US over the past 30 years. The affects of this all-to-common condition can have devastating short and long-term affects. Children who are overweight or obese are at a higher [...]

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Common Alzheimer’s Myths

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Alzheimer’s is a complex disease that affects over five million people throughout the United States. Despite those high numbers, there are still many who don’t fully understand the condition. People have misconceived notions about Alzheimer’s disease and we want to help you break down the myths that could be confusing you. Myth #1: Alzheimer’s only [...]

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How to Fight Caregiver Burnout

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As a caregiver, your focus may be on your loved one, but neglecting yourself will lead to a burnout that won’t benefit you or the person under your care. The only way to prevent caregiver burnout is to understand what may cause it and ways to offset those factors. Caregivers are among the most stressed [...]

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Sleep Apnea Could Mean Heightened Risk for ‘Silent’ Stroke

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Past research exposed the link between sleep apnea and stroke, but the connection may go deeper and more silent than previously thought. A more recent study focused more on the relationship between those with sleep apnea and those who experience “silent” strokes. A silent stroke lives up to its name. Most often when a person suffers a [...]

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10 Tips to Get Back on Track with Your Diet and Health

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Win, lose or draw, you made through Super Bowl weekend. If it was anything like ours, you were feeling the effects of splurging come this morning. People tend to drift into party mode, diets go out the window and people replace their nervous nail-biting habit for heavy snacking. But don’t throw in the towel on [...]

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Post Super Bowl Mobility Aids for the New York Giants

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As New England Patriots supporters, we’re hopeful that the New York Giants will be hurting emotionally come Monday, but what about physically? Waking up bruised and broken will leave them barely able to get themselves out of bed to go about their daily routines. Well don’t you worry, Giants! EasierLiving has the mobility equipment you [...]

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Healthy Patriots Cupcake Recipe

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There is a serious rivalry in our office spurred by the upcoming Super Bowl game featuring the New York Giants and the New England Patriots. Luckily for us, we are located in the Greater Boston Area, providing the ever-dominant Pats with more support. We all know that Super Bowl Sunday is known for its fierce [...]

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Caregivers Among Most Stressed

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You are at the top of the list for one of the most stressed groups of people, your physical health could be at risk because of it and you need to do something about it! Who are you? You’re a caregiver, and according to the American Psychological Association’s Stress in America report, the likelihood that [...]

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