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Posted on February 23, 2014 by Douglas Wornell | 0 comments
What happens with sex in an established relationship -- perhaps one that’s been going on for decades -- when dementia enters the picture? At first glance, one might guess that the couple is likely older and sex isn’t happening anyway. Secondly, many may feel that the dementia will only bring the couple further apart and therefore extinguish what glimmer of sexual activity was happening. While it is true that sexual behavior does diminish with age, most would be surprised at the degree...
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Posted on February 18, 2014 by Demos Health | 0 comments
[Flickr Image] February is National Wise Health Care Consumer Month, sponsored by the American Institute for Preventive Medicine. This is a time to seek ways to becoming your best health care advocate. In 2012, United States health care spending reaching $2.8...
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Posted on February 16, 2014 by Stewart Fleishman | 0 comments
Let’s dig a little deeper with regard to goal setting. Goal setting at the start of cancer treatment focuses on living one’s life with cancer. After treatment, when people say that the cancer has “changed them” in some way, they often mean that they look at themselves differently and how they spend their time and energy, as well as how they choose to enjoy what may have otherwise slipped by. Applying those themes at the beginning of treatment is still somewhat the exception....
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Posted on February 14, 2014 by Demos Health | 0 comments
As you may have noticed, Demos Health has a whole new site, and we've become the first trade health publisher to offer an expert-driven, media-rich health and lifestyle website. The website still offers award-winning books for sale, but is now also a rich portal for easily accessible information and insights on living well with a specific health condition or disability, providing support for a loved one with a health issue, and improving daily life with smart approaches to diet and fitness....
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Posted on February 11, 2014 by Joan Friedlander | 1 comment
I met Tom Murphy, president of Spenser and Associates, Inc. a couple of years ago when a mutual acquaintance suggested it. Tom has been involved in coaching and adjunct health care professions his entire career and specializes in resiliency and career re-engagement. He cares deeply about his work and impressed me as someone who is both sincere and professional. Over time, I got a closer glimpse into what Tom’s life is...