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Tips for Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Did you know most Americans don’t get enough sleep? But those who do get a full night of quality sleep are more likely to have more energy, have less stress and a clearer mind as they navigate their day.  However, if you’re one of the millions of adult Americans who often suffer sleepless nights, you […]

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Veterans’ Voices — Sharing Memories to Begin Healing

        History has carried the heavy burden of war. Those who have chosen to serve their country through the military bear a heavy emotional burden when they come home. For many, unpleasant memories resurface again and again – despite the fact that they have returned to a safe place. These internal wounds often go unhealed […]

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Learn about end-of-life care decisions, such as advance directives,

In life we prepare for everything… college, marriage, children, retirement. But we seldom talk about preparing for the end. Few people know their end-of-life options and still fewer have discussed their wishes with their doctor and family. Planning for end of life care is as important as all the other life plans people make. Having a […]

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How to Tell When It’s Time for Professional Home Health Care

As people age, they naturally want to continue living independently and self-sufficiently in their own homes, with their familiar personal belongings, pets, and/or family close by. All too often, though, the very fact of aging affects people’s abilities to care for themselves and manage their daily living. This can create health and safety concerns. Many […]

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How to Tell When It’s Time for Professional Home Health Care

As people age, they naturally want to continue living independently and self-sufficiently in their own homes, with their familiar personal belongings, pets, and/or family close by. All too often, though, the very fact of aging affects people’s abilities to care for themselves and manage their daily living. This can create health and safety concerns. Many […]

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All About Blood Pressure

  These are the categories in updated Blood Pressure guidelines from the National Institutes of Health.  What category are YOU in?   Systolic (top number)   Diastolic (bottom number) What you should do Normal Less than 120 Used to be <130 and Less than 80 Used to be <85 Keep up the good work! Prehypertension […]

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RAVNAH Travel Health Clinic for International Travelers

If you’re planning a trip to relax and recharge your batteries or to do business in the global marketplace, make sure you’re protected against the host of life-threatening diseases that are common in many countries around the globe. For most travelers who stay in resort areas, simple preparation and taking precautions can eliminate any risks. […]

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Hot Weather Safety Tips

The hot summer  weather and high temperatures are here and for some that could mean serious health problems. People of all ages are sensitive to extremes in temperature, but as you age, your body may become less able to respond to extremely hot or cold temperatures. In normal weather, the body’s internal thermostat produces perspiration that […]

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Veterans Voices Recorded to Share Over Generations

History has carried the heavy burden of war. Those who have chosen to serve their country through the military bear a heavy emotional burden when they come home. For many, unpleasant memories resurface again and again – despite the fact that they have returned to a safe place. These internal wounds often go unhealed for […]

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