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Top 9 Benefits of Home Health Care

If you have an aging parent, chances are you have spent endless hours worrying about their future. For many families, home health care is a beneficial choice—a safe and affordable solution that supports the family, while allowing your loved ones to stay in the comfort of their own homes. If you are caring for a loved one, here are nine ways home health care can support you: Home health care professionals can be there when you aren’t able to be. If you are caregiving from a distance, home health care can give you peace of mind. Trained and qualified professionals can
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Share Your Legacy: Entertaining the Elderly with a PhD in Fun

This post was written by Chris Eatheron, Director of Operations for Twin Cities Physicians As Director of Operations for Twin Cities Physicians (TCP), my role is non-medical. From my perspective, I cannot help but enjoy the care that we provide to our elderly population. Because the human condition is so complex, I find it interesting how things that are outside of our control can have a wide range of effects on our mood for the day or even longer. Depending on the person, a comment by a help technician on the phone can start the day off to a good
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Share Your Legacy: Wally the Beer Man

Buying a beer from Walter “Wally the Beer Man” McNeil was a part of the Twins baseball experience for four decades. Wally got his start selling beer at the Minneapolis Auditorium in 1970. Shortly after that he took a gig pushing suds for the Twins at Metropolitan Stadium, then at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome when the Twins moved there in 1982. Finally, he made the move to Target Field with the team in 2010. Today, Wally is happily retired, but will always be the king of Minnesota beer vendors. He has no major health issues, but at the age
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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

90% of men in their 70s have benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a nonmalignant growth of the prostate gland. Find out about various treatment options, and lifestyle changes that can slow the progression of prostatic enlargement. Ed Goldman, a retired bookbinder who says he’s “pushing 80,” does not let his age or enlarged prostate curtail his physical activities and desire to travel. He walks the streets of his beloved New York for about two miles a day, five or more days a week, and knows every possible bathroom stop along his usual routes. When arriving in foreign territory, he immediately checks
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