Falls and Fractures in Older Diabetic Patients

Diabetes mellitus us a common disease in elderly; the majority of people with diabetes are aged over 65 years. The risk of hip fractures is 1.5 to 12 times higher in patients with diabetes compared to non-diabetic patients. Furthermore, patients with diabetes are at heightened risk for atypical fractures. Below is a summary of an

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The Elders

By: David Ruttan
I recently had the pleasure to see a short movie detailing a new concept of organizing for world peace.  They call themselves “The Elders” and the group consists of world leaders, both political and religious, who have banded together to make a difference and promote world peace.  The group consists of many

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Waters Edge Nursing Home Receives Highest Rating by Medicare

The Waters Edge Nursing Home is proud to announce that Medicare has given us their highest ranking of 5 stars.  You can learn more here:
http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/include/datasection/resultssummary/onehome_allresults.asp?dest=NAV|Home|Search|OneHomeAllResults|Home%20Page~ProximitySearch~HomeSelect&OneHomeNHC=555464%7CWATERS+EDGE%2C+THE&SortField=#TabTop

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Take Your Pick by Kathy Hanley, PT

After the age of 50, the average person will lose 3-5% of their muscle mass each year unless they pursue a regular exercise program. This loss of muscle mass will result in weakness, decreased endurance, impaired walking and increased difficulties in doing normal activities of daily living. It can also contribute to a decrease

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