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Volunteer to Give Your Brain a Boost

April 15–21, 2018 Is National Volunteer Week We honor our volunteers in April and all year long. Older adults in particular are stepping up to help out where they’re needed—in schools, museums, social services agencies, in scouting, in hospitals, for cultural organizations and faith communities. At The Alden Network, we value our volunteers and appreciate […]
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Incontinence: A Common Condition Nobody Talks About

Last year the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that almost half of all adult women experience urinary incontinence. Senior men also experience the problem. But if you or a loved one is among these 25 million people, you might be surprised at that number. It’s not a topic people habitually chat about like […]
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Seven Great Reasons to Eat More Whole Grains

March is National Nutrition Month, the perfect opportunity for seniors and people of every age to assess their dietary choices. The foods we eat can make a big difference in our health! This year, why not start with one of the healthiest dietary upgrades we can make—cutting down on refined starches and adding more whole […]
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Everyone Loves a Healthy Heart

February is American Heath Month. Cardiovascular diseases – including congestive heart failure, atherosclerosis, heart attack and stroke – remain the leading cause of death in the world; yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost a third of cardiac-related deaths are preventable. While some risk factors, such as age and heredity […]
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Alden Courts of Huntley Now Accepting Applications for Memory Care

Alden Courts of Huntley offers a holistic approach to quality care and services for individuals living with memory loss. We provide innovative memory care with compassionately delivered assisted living services and offer the convenience of skilled rehabilitation/ Medicare-covered services when needed. This unique memory care model ensures your loved one’s safety, security and comfort if their […]
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January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month

When it comes to glaucoma, “awareness” is a very important word! Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the nerve of the eye and can lead to vision loss—it’s the second leading cause of blindness, and our risk goes up as we grow older. Glaucoma happens when the normal fluid in the front of […]
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Resolve to Spend More Time With Others in 2018

The Midwest is known as a friendly place. Visitors often return to their own communities commenting on the warmth of those who live here. Maybe that’s why our area is home to some of the most important research on the topic of socialization. A November 2017 study from Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine revealed that […]
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Top Five Questions to Ask After a Hospital Stay

This article was written be Ron Benner, BSN, MBHA, RN, LNHA, Vice President of Clinical Post-Acute Care at The Alden Network. In the ever-changing health care industry, we have experienced a significant movement in how hospitals manage individuals with surgical and medical needs. We have seen the average patient length of stay decrease tremendously over […]
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