Chrissy Dapello, Author at 21st Century Home Care HealthCare Consultants

Chrissy Dapello

June 3, 2020
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Anti-Aging Foods for Seniors

The food we eat affects the way we age; there are a lot of great foods out there that can help to slow down the aging process and help maintain health as we get older. Eating healthy and choosing the right diet rich in “anti-aging” foods can give seniors a […]
May 29, 2020
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The Importance of Vitamin D

What is Vitamin D Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that the body produces when the skin is exposed to sunlight. It plays an important role in keeping the body functioning well, and it helps prevent and fight off many diseases. Sources of Vitamin D Getting enough sunlight is the […]
May 22, 2020
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What is Parkinson’s Disease?

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a nervous system disorder that affects the brain’s ability to control movement, it gets worst over time. People with Parkinson’s disease often shake or show other abnormal movements. Although PD can’t be cured, treatments can help to manage symptoms and improve a […]
May 20, 2020
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What is Glaucoma?

What Is Glaucoma? Glaucoma is a disease that damages the eye’s optic nerve and leads to progressive, irreversible vision loss. It’s the second leading cause of blindness in the U.S. Causes of Glaucoma Experts are unsure what is the exact cause of glaucoma, but it’s usually associated with the high […]
May 13, 2020
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Pet Therapy for the Elderly

Pet therapy is a type of therapy that uses trained pets to interact with seniors to improve their health and well-being. Animal-loving seniors can benefit from having a pet or receiving pet therapy emotionally, physically, and mentally. The Emotional Benefits of Pet Therapy for Seniors Therapy pets can provide seniors […]
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