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Encouraging Independence Essential to Senior’s Quality of Life

Apr 7, 2018 by Dennis Patouhas

Seniors who can do for themselves are typically more content with life than those who depend fully on others. That’s the basis for the in-home senior care services of Comfort Keepers® of Greenwich. Our compassionate … Read Article

Shedding Light On Seasonal Depression: What Seniors Can Do To Relieve Symptoms

Feb 7, 2017 by Dennis Patouhas

The shorter, darker days of late fall and winter bring on the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a form of depression that affects 4 to 6 percent of Americans. While more common among younger … Read Article

Blood Poisoning

Jan 12, 2017 by Dennis Patouhas

Includes symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention. Read Article

Who Knew? Oral Sunscreen: A New Method to Skin Protection

Jun 16, 2016 by Dennis Patouhas

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THE EYES HAVE IT!!! Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and Opticians: Who Do You See and Why?

May 31, 2016 by Dennis Patouhas

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Concierge Doctors – “What’s Old is New Again”

Jul 2, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Concierge Medicine has quickly become a high demand service that challenges the traditional method of practicing medicine. Read Article

Organic vs. Inorganic Foods - Is It Really Worth It?

May 15, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Organic foods were not always available at your local supermarket. Now that they are, should you choose organic over inorganic foods? Read Article

Storing Food for Safety and Quality

Apr 10, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Because most of us probably don't know much about the proper ways to store and handle food. Read Article

Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Testosterone

Mar 13, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

An informative article explaining how the hormone affects men of all ages and conditions and how taking it unnecessarily can be harmful. Read Article

Pneumococcal Vaccination

Jan 16, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Information about the pneumonia vaccinations that will save your life. Read Article

Helpful Ways to Banish Fear of Aging

Jan 16, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Some tips and advice on how to appreciate getting older and taking care of yourself along the way. Read Article

Eating Disorders

Dec 19, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

Includes types, signs and symptoms, health consequences, bullying, famous victims of ED, and treatment. Read Article

Could It Be This Easy??...Green Tea and Alzheimer's Disease

Dec 19, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

Studies have found a chemical in green tea that may prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Read Article

Vitamin K: Superhero Vitamin?

Nov 13, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

What is vitamin K and what are the types? Anti-aging effects, cancer prevention, heart protection, and additional benefits. Read Article

What An Earful: What Your Ear Wax Says About You

Nov 13, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

Includes facts about ear wax being different between the races, how your underarm odor says a lot about the type of person you are, and how ear wax can give early warning signs of certain odor-causing diseases. Read Article

How Visits With Your Parents Can Avoid Crisis In The Future

Dec 30, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

Greenwich, CT – When the holidays roll around we tend to get some pretty panicked calls from children of seniors who visit Mom and Dad only to realize that all may not be the way … Read Article

Compassion Fatigue: The Importance of Caring for Yourself While Caring for Others

Jul 15, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

While many types of professionals can be at risk, compassion fatigue is typically associated with the helping professions—nurses, doctors, social workers and first responders such as paramedics, police officers and fire fighters. The concept of … Read Article

Don’t Let Heat Exhaustion Slow You Down

Jun 29, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

This warmer weather sure does have us feeling good—but when it comes to senior living solutions and heat, it’s important to be aware of extreme outdoor elements and how they may effect an elderly individual’s … Read Article

Dealing with Arthritis for Seniors: Ways to Ease the Pain

Jun 18, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

As we age, our bodies go through physical changes that often pose physical challenges. Living with arthritis can be both painful and emotionally taxing on seniors. In May, we focused on the top five common … Read Article

Honoring Seniors: A Celebration!

May 30, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

May is National Older Americans Month and there’s no better time to celebrate the miracle of age! According to the Administration on Aging, in 2009 there were 39.6 million Americans 65 years or older. They represented … Read Article

Healthy Easter Recipes for Seniors at Home

Mar 30, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

There’s nothing better than kicking your Easter Sunday off with a delicious brunch. When you and your elderly loved one are preparing your menu, consider dishes that are low in sodium, bright in color and … Read Article

Senior Living Solutions in Baby Steps

Mar 26, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

Reacting to a problem whether perceived or real that involves determining where your mom or dad should live next can uncork a river of issues and if you look carefully a treasure trove of solutions. … Read Article

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