Memory Care in Naperville: Is there a Link Between Sleep Apnea and Alzheimer’s? 

Posted December 12, 2017
Memory Care in Naperville: Is there a Link Between Sleep Apnea and Alzheimer’s? 
An interesting correlation is evolving among those that receive memory care in Naperville: Is there a link between sleep apnea and Alzheimer’s? Many studies show a connection between sleep deprivation and dementia among seniors. Most individuals that live with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia struggle with sleep; since dementia seems to contribute to sleep, could sleep apnea be a sign of an underlying dementia? While researchers continue to seek answers that could lead to more concrete ways to identify those at risk for Alzheimer’s, make sure that your loved one has the resources and providers they need to establish if they ...
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The Importance of Immunizations in Senior Living Communities

Posted August 15, 2017
The Importance of Immunizations in Senior Living Communities
The importance of immunizations in senior living communities is a public health issue. Failure to protect seniors from transmittable diseases could evolve into an epidemic. It is important for anyone to be properly immunized against specific health risks, and that extends to seniors over the age of 65. This population is particularly vulnerable to contracting transmittable diseases, especially when living in senior communities with close-proximity to others. This reemphasizes the importance of seeing a medical provider for routine check-ups, and to be willing to listen to recommendations for immunizations from a trusted physician. If seniors need to connect with new ...
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A New Review Links Dementia to PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)

Posted August 8, 2017
A New Review Links Dementia to PTSD (Post-traumatic Stress Disorder)
A new review links dementia to PTSD, particularly recognizing dementia later in life among veterans previously diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Could there be a link between dementia and PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder)? Studies are emerging that highlight the similarities and parallels between these two medical conditions, particularly when it comes to diagnosing dementia.  Veterans diagnosed with PTSD were found to be more than twice as likely as those without PTSD to develop dementia as they age. Be proactive and see a provider if you- or someone you love- is exhibiting the signs and symptoms of a serious medical condition; ...
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Five Things You May Not Know About Psoriasis

Posted August 1, 2017
Five Things You May Not Know About Psoriasis
There are five things you may not know about psoriasis, a condition with no cure that impacts over seven-million people in the US, including distinct health risks for seniors. When it comes to living with psoriasis, Senior Living Experts has you covered with comprehensive information pertaining to dermatologists and other providers in your area. Did you know that over seven-million people in the US live with psoriasis? The symptoms can range from mild to severe and is frequently seen with co-occurring medical conditions, increasing the health risks for many sufferers. Five things you may not know about Psoriasis are:  Psoriasis ...
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Retirement Communities in Chicago's Southwest Suburbs Have Tips to Ease Restless Leg Syndrome for A Good Night's Sleep

Posted July 18, 2017
Retirement Communities in Chicago's Southwest Suburbs Have Tips to Ease Restless Leg Syndrome for A Good Night's Sleep
Retirement Communities in Chicago’s Southwest Suburbs has tips to ease Restless Leg Syndrome for a good night’s sleep, including exercise, diet, and alternative treatments. According to recent studies, as many as 15% of the population suffer from Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS). This figure significantly increases for individuals over the age of 65, as it is estimated that nearly 35% experience restless-leg symptoms. Other repercussions of this uncomfortable, often painful condition, include fatigue, which can seep into other areas of your life, health, and well-being. Some signs and symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome include: Urges to move your legs and feet ...
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Assisted Living Facilities Offer 5 Things to Know About a Stroke

Posted May 30, 2017
Assisted Living Facilities Offer 5 Things to Know About a Stroke
There are five things that Senior Living Experts in the Chicago area want everyone to know about strokes, including causes, symptoms, long-term impact, and why calling 911 is imperative. In the United States, someone has a stroke every 40 seconds; a stroke occurs when blood flow is blocked and oxygen is prevented from reaching the brain. Subsequently, brain cells begin to die quickly which causes the lasting effects of stroke activity, including speech impairment, vision issues, paralysis, memory loss, difficulty swallowing, mood swings, and even death, if your brain is deprived of oxygen and blood for more than four-minutes. In a country ...
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Assisted Living Facilities Around Schaumburg Can Make Life With Arthritis Easier 

Posted May 23, 2017
Assisted Living Facilities Around Schaumburg Can Make Life With Arthritis Easier 
Senior Living Experts in Chicago, have the resources and staff to make life easier for their patients struggling with arthritis symptoms.  Arthritis affects more than 50 million Americans, and is a debilitating disease with life-changing consequences. Arthritis refers to musculoskeletal disorders that encompass more than 100 types of joint conditions and diseases. Symptoms include chronic pain, which can reduce range-of-motion and limit mobility. Assisted living facilities in Schaumburg, near Chicago, strive to make life easier for residents and patients living with various types of arthritis, through a collaboration and network of methods, practitioners, and techniques. Some alarming facts about living with ...
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Senior Living Facilities in Lincoln Park Can Help Make Health and Fitness Fun

Posted May 9, 2017
Senior Living Facilities in Lincoln Park Can Help Make Health and Fitness Fun
Staff At Lincoln Park Senior Living Facilities Keep Residents Healthy and Happy Most people know that physical activity is good for them. Often, they don’t like exercising but do their best to stick to a routine. Keeping active is an important key to staying healthy and fit. As people age, movement can become painful and sometimes dangerous. Their quality of life decreases and they no longer engage in activities they used to enjoy. They can end up sedentary and depressed. Senior living facilities recognize that their residents need to enjoy physical activities. Their recreational therapists plan stimulating physical and mental ...
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How Assisted Living Facilities In Naperville Incorporates Mental Health Services When Working With Seniors

Posted May 2, 2017
How Assisted Living Facilities In Naperville Incorporates Mental Health Services When Working With Seniors
When seeking assisted living facilities for seniors in the Naperville area, available mental health services should be considered. Senior Living Experts can help you choose the right facility. Choosing The Right Facility Assisted living facilities in Naperville and surrounding areas offer varying levels of care for different physical health needs of their elderly residents. Some, however, also specialize in providing certain types of mental health needs and may be a better fit for family members seeking a safe, welcoming community for their loved one. Finding the right fit is critical for the peace of mind for residents and also for ...
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Seniors with Autism (Assisted Living Helps with their Unique Needs)

Posted April 25, 2017
Seniors with Autism (Assisted Living Helps with their Unique Needs)
As an aging society we are seeing more seniors with autism. One way Senior Living Experts can help families of autistic seniors is by finding the right type of assisted living facilities. We will focus on the special needs they have when dealing with autism. Explaining Autism & Seniors with Autism April is World Autism Month. Most of us are unaware of the statistics related to adults with autism. The number of people who deal with the unique needs of seniors with autism is growing. The first step to finding the right living facility is to get in touch with ...
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