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When a Place of Care Becomes A Threat to Well-Being

As Canada’s grey tsunami continues to grow, the abuse of vulnerable elderly patients by healthcare providers is a growing concern in Canada. The act of abuse in a therapeutic relationship (e.g. 517 more words

Quality Of Care

The High Cost of Care

When we think of chronic diseases, most of us probably think of cancer. We understand that in addition to the terrible toll the disease takes on those diagnosed and their family members, their unfortunate diagnosis could also cause high medical costs and numerous doctor visits. 719 more words

Central Wisconsin Healthcare

Why Sitting Down All Day is Killing Your Hips (and Health!)

Do you work a desk job and sit all day? Over the years, we have heard increasing reports on how long periods of sitting down is just plain detrimental to one’s health and fitness. 423 more words


China to allow pension fund to invest in stocks


China will allow its huge state pension fund to invest in  domestic stocks in the wake of a massive market sell-off

BEIJING (AFP) – China will allow its huge state pension fund to invest in domestic stocks in the wake of a massive market sell-off, it was announced Sunday.The fund will be able to invest up to 30 percent of its net assets in equities, according to final guidelines from the State Council (cabinet) quoted by the official Xinhua news agency. 241 more words

Ireland daily news BLOG by Donie

Tuesday/Wednesday 13 & 14th May 2015

Irish State’s elderly population set to increase significantly in next 45 years


A new EU report has said that the Republic’s elderly population is set to increase dramatically over the next 45 years. 1,966 more words

Why Stretch ??

As you age, your muscles tighten and range of motion in the joints can be minimized. This can put a damper on active lifestyles and even hinder day-to-day, normal movement. 325 more words