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8 Awesome Facts About Eggs

Source: Everyday Health Eggs Can Be Heart Healthy Most of egg’s bad reputation is due to the cholesterol in the yolk. According to the American Heart Association, one large egg yolk has about 186 milligrams (mg) of cholesterol, and it’s recommended that the average person limit dietary cholesterol intake to 300 mg per day. The AHA recommends… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Skewered Shrimp and Zucchini With Basil Cream Sauce

From Everyday Health Prep Time: 40 mins Cook Time: 10 mins Total Time: 50 mins Ingredients 8 ounce(s) sour cream, light or fat-free basil, fresh 1/2 cup(s) basil, fresh 3 tablespoon chives 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper, black ground 1 1/4 pounds shrimp, large 2 medium zucchini, halved lengthwise and cut into 1-inch-thick slices 2 tablespoon oil,… Read more »

When to Call Your Doctor About Congestion

Source: Everyday Health, Written By Jen Laskey | Medically reviewed by Sanjai Sinha, MD You may think a stuffy nose is just excess mucus clogging up your nostrils. But most of the time, mucus is not the main culprit. Nasal congestion typically occurs when the blood vessels in your nose become inflamed, causing the tissues that line your… Read more »

Have You Developed Bad Sleep Habits?

Source from the Alzheimer’s Care Today E-Newsletter, Alzheimer’s Home Care in Denver, CO  Written by, Greg Elliott Getting a good night’s sleep will make you more productive, alert, and mentally balanced all day long. It will also energize and invigorate you. Most healthy adults need a minimum of eight hours of sleep on a nightly basis to… Read more »

Recipe of the Week: Grilled Apples With Cheese and Honey

Prep Time: 10 mins Cook Time: 6 mins Total Time: 16 mins Ingredients 1 large apple(s), or 2 small tart apples, peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch thick rounds 2 teaspoon oil, almond, or canola oil 1 teaspoon sugar, powdered 1 ounce(s) cheese, cheddar, sharp, or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 2 tablespoon nuts, pecans, toasted 4 teaspoon honey Preparation 1. Preheat… Read more »

8 Facts About Diabetes That Can Save Your Life

From AARP, by Peter Jaret, AARP Bulletin, October 2014  Actress S. Epatha Merkerson still remembers the moment a doctor took her aside and said he needed to talk to her. Merkerson, best known as Lt. Anita Van Buren on Law & Order, had volunteered at a health event in Washington and, with cameras rolling, had agreed to be tested… Read more »

CareGivers America Receives Safety Award

Caregivers America Receives Safety Award http://www.pahomecare.org/links/articles/caregiver-america-receives-safety-award-.html Gene Lispi, Caregivers America; Greg Famous, AVI Risk Services; Maggie Nasser, Caregivers America; Jon Accardi and Bernadette Heckman, AVI Risk Services During its annual meeting last week, the Pennsylvania Homecare and Human Services Workers’ Compensation Trust Fund presented its annual Most Improved Safety Award to CareGivers America. Prior to… Read more »

What is Adult Day Care?

From the Alzheimer’s Care Today Daily E-Newsletter  October 1, 2014 by Robert Devine Alzheimer’s Care in Hermitage, PA – Home Care and Adult Day Care When you are the family caregiver for your elder adult with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it’s very helpful to know about all the services or supports you can access. You may have received offers… Read more »