Tools for choosing a nursing home

In 2010, the Seattle Times published a report that gets mentioned on this site, in the Aging Options Resource Guide and by Rajiv Nagaich fairly often.  That report, “Seniors for Sale,” concerned the treatment that elderly individuals received in Seattle/Tacoma area Adult Family Homes.  The conclusion of that report was that individuals needed to do…

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How to boost the power of your shot

Have you gotten a vaccination recently?  It turns out that the doctor should have prescribed that you get plenty of sleep as part of the treatment.  A study published in the journal Sleep suggests that the effectiveness of vaccines increases or decreases with levels of sleep.  Regardless of how much sleep you get, vaccines help…

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