All Things Long Term Care

Baby Boomers Aid Home Sales

According to new housing market research, baby boomer homeowners may be pushing young homebuyers out of the market. As home values and prices continue to increase, many younger Americans are unable to afford down payments due to low income jobs and school debt. Home builders are now targeting an older generation, age 55 and up, who are more likely to have equity. Older homeowners are expected to help home sales this year as it is a prime time for the age group to buy, according to experts. More here Read more »

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Baby Boomers Aid Home Sales

According to new housing market research, baby boomer homeowners may be pushing young homebuyers out of the market. As home values and prices continue to increase, many younger Americans are unable to afford down payments due to low income jobs and school debt. Home builders are now targeting an older generation, age 55 and up, who are more likely to have equity. Older homeowners are expected to help home sales this year as it is a prime time for the age group to buy, according to experts. More here Read more »

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Stroke May Affect Males and Females Differently

New research shows that more people are surviving strokes now, than when compared to statistics from ten years ago. Experts say that the current treatment and prevention tactics that are provided help to lower the risk of death during stroke. Studies have also shown that strokes may affect males and females differently. Studies have shown that females are at a higher risk of having further complications after strokes than males. Read more »

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Stroke May Affect Males and Females Differently

New research shows that more people are surviving strokes now, than when compared to statistics from ten years ago. Experts say that the current treatment and prevention tactics that are provided help to lower the risk of death during stroke. Studies have also shown that strokes may affect males and females differently. Studies have shown that females are at a higher risk of having further complications after strokes than males. Read more »

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Vitamin C May Help Chemotherapy Effectiveness

According to recent studies, vitamin C may help boost the effects of chemotherapy used to treat cancer patients. The study found that cancer patients who take large doses of vitamin C in tandem with chemotherapy, may have greater help in protecting the body from harmful side effects caused by the drug, and the mixture may also help kill cancer cells. Qi Chen, assistant professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics at KU Medical Center said, “what we’ve discovered is that, because of its pharmacokinetic differences, intravenous vitamin C, as opposed to oral vitamin C, kills some cancer cells without harming normal tissues.” More here Read more »

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Vitamin C May Help Chemotherapy Effectiveness

According to recent studies, vitamin C may help boost the effects of chemotherapy used to treat cancer patients. The study found that cancer patients who take large doses of vitamin C in tandem with chemotherapy, may have greater help in protecting the body from harmful side effects caused by the drug, and the mixture may also help kill cancer cells. Qi Chen, assistant professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics at KU Medical Center said, “what we’ve discovered is that, because of its pharmacokinetic differences, intravenous vitamin C, as opposed to oral vitamin C, kills some cancer cells without harming normal tissues.” More here Read more »

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Experts Say Life Insurance Imperative For Senior Workers

An increasing number of older Americans are working longer, some to help with financial struggles, and other out of pure enjoyment. Experts say that, while delaying retirement can have positive effects on your health, many people need to be sure that they have enough life insurance while employed. Walter Zultowski, a principal of WZ Research + Consulting said, “if seniors are planning to continue working because they need the income, and not just to stay active, then they should be protecting against the possible loss of that income during this time period. Read more »

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Experts Say Life Insurance Imperative For Senior Workers

An increasing number of older Americans are working longer, some to help with financial struggles, and other out of pure enjoyment. Experts say that, while delaying retirement can have positive effects on your health, many people need to be sure that they have enough life insurance while employed. Walter Zultowski, a principal of WZ Research + Consulting said, “if seniors are planning to continue working because they need the income, and not just to stay active, then they should be protecting against the possible loss of that income during this time period. Read more »

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