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Exercise Program at Bellevue Adult Family Home

Exercise is for more than just staying fit. It enhances the quality of life. At Bellevue Adult Family Home, we understand this. While exercise is often considered something that only the young or the physically fit can do, it is possible for older adults and those who […]

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Care for Clnical Depression

While we all feel unhappy now and then, such unhappiness usually passes in a relatively short while. This is not true of people who suffer from clinical depression. Also called depressive disorder, clinical depression is chronic sadness or anxiousness that doesn’t go away or recurs frequently, usually […]

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CAM, Defined

Complementary medicine, also known as alternative medicine, is rapidly loosing the stigma that was attached to it in the 1950s and 1960s. This is all for the better as complementary/alternative medicine, sometimes known as CAM for short, can offer natural support methods that go beyond standard medical […]

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Surviving Cancer and Assisted Living

The good news is that cancer survival rates are on the up swing. Earlier diagnosis, better treatment and greater awareness on the part of the public are all having a positive affect. For example, over sixty percent of the people diagnosed with cancer in the last five […]

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About Long Term Care

Nursing homes in Seattle often provide long term care. And long term care is designed to meet a variety of needs for a relatively short of longer period of time. The intention of the many services offered through long term care is to help people love as […]

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Understanding Blood Pressure

A healthy blood pressure is an important part of staying alive. Blood pressure happens when your heart beats and pumps oxygenated blood through your body. Blood pressure is the force of this pumping. It is measured in two numbers, what is called systolic pressure which is the […]

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Anxiety Disorders and Assisted Living Seattle

Anxiety disorders are when worries and fears become chronic. And long term. While anxiety is often a normal part of aging, older adults tend to be less subject to anxiety disorders than young people. However, whether old are young, a person with an anxiety disorder may need […]

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Caring for Those with Alzheimer’s Disease

It’s a sad fact that some 5.1 million people in America either have or will be afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in the near future. The symptoms of Alzheimer’s do not appear in the first stages of the disease and usually begin after the age of sixty. There […]

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Parkinson’s Care Facility

Parkinson’s Disease breaks down communication of the brain to the nerve endings that control movement. There is a more technical description, but that’s the gist of it. Untreated Parkinson’s can be like total paralysis. Even with Parkinson’s care, the patient can have symptoms like freezing in place, […]

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Why Choose A Dementia Care Home Over Home Caring

For many people, the thought of placing an elderly loved one into a nursing or care home is a horrifying one. Doing everything possible to keep a parent or grandparent at home may become a top priority. This priority may change if there is a diagnosis of […]

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