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Hearing Loss Linked to Dementia

Recent studies have suggested that people with hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia than people with normal hearing. One expert even suggests that people with hearing loss are nearly 36 percent more likely to develop dementia. With more … Continued

Signs of a Stroke

Receiving medical attention right away is critical in preventing long-term effects from a stroke. That’s why it’s important to know the signs and symptoms of a stroke. Stroke symptoms come on suddenly and without warning. The acronym “FAST” can help … Continued

Kingston’s Taste of Waynedale Raises $7,500

“The best food yet!” That comment was overheard more than once during the 9th Annual Taste of Waynedale. With several new restaurants joining the lineup amid the favorites, there was a large variety of delicious food from which to choose. … Continued

Moving a Parent Into an Independent or Assisted Living Community: What to look for

It may have taken some convincing, but your parent may start recognizing that he/she needs to live in an assisted living community. Talking with your loved one may have been a major hurdle for you and your family, but you … Continued

Breathe Easier

When something as essential as breathing is jeopardized, your whole world can change. Finding the closest parking spot to your destination. Avoiding any outside activity that requires more than just sitting. Not cooking that big, traditional Sunday meal because you … Continued

Four Tips to Prevent Pneumonia

  Pneumonia is more common than you might think, resulting in over a million hospital stays every year. It’s an infection in one or both lungs, causing fluid build-up and inflammation. Pneumonia is a serious illness that might cause problems … Continued

How Seniors Can Avoid These Five Common Winter Hazards

  We’re all affected by the cold weather winter bring each year. But this season presents unique challenges and hazards for seniors. With knowledge and advanced planning, your elderly loved one can avoid these five winter hazards. 1. Cold, Snow … Continued

Adult Fitness Examinations at Kingston HealthCare

Health and wellness are particularly important for adults 55 and older. At Kingston HealthCare, we offer various services and fitness options to help you achieve and maintain your quality of life. Through the Adult Fitness Examination program, we’ll help you … Continued

The Stroke Rehab Process at Kingston HealthCare

Strokes suddenly pause life for victims and their families. Kingston HealthCare strives to lessen the impact of a stroke. Read on to learn more about strokes and how Kingston HealthCare can help you press play again through our Stroke Care Program. … Continued

Six Ways to Stay Mentally Fit

As we age, it’s important to stay mentally fit. An agile brain can fight off cognitive decline and slow Alzheimer’s progression. It’s never too early – or too late – to make mental exercises a part of your daily routine. … Continued