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Taking care of your skin: It’s not just about the wrinkles.

Okay. Of course none of us want to see wrinkles appear. But as we get older, they most likely can’t be avoided – naturally, anyway! There is, however, something you can prevent, or at least reduce your risk for – skin cancer. So in honor of Skin Cancer Prevention Month, we’re sharing with you some […]

Posted on 18 April 2017 | 2:12 pm

Spring has sprung – don’t let seasonal allergies pop up, too!

Spring can never seem to get here soon enough after a long, cold winter. And just when we can’t possibly wait another day, the April showers bring May flowers – and we all rejoice in the warmth and sunshine! Unless, of course, you happen to be one of the many people suffering from seasonal allergies, […]

Posted on 4 April 2017 | 1:00 pm

Are you awake?

If your answer is, “Barely enough to read this,” you’re probably not alone. Life can get so busy that we forget about ourselves. We’re working, taking care of our families, taking care of our homes. We are literally taking care of everything but our own well-being. It’s exhausting! But before you go reaching for another […]

Posted on 21 March 2017 | 5:42 pm

Good nutrition and your future.

You know the saying “you are what you eat?” Well, whoever said it just might be on to something. Good nutrition can have a positive impact not just on your waistline, but on your life and health in general. On the other hand, if you’re not eating smart it can have the opposite effect on […]

Posted on 7 March 2017 | 2:14 pm

Making colds less than common this winter.

The common cold – head cold, chest cold, little cold, bad cold, whatever cold – no one wants to get one. Because let’s face it, having a cold is never a good time. You can’t breathe, your head hurts, your throat hurts and don’t even get us started on the runny nose! Not only is […]

Posted on 21 February 2017 | 2:14 pm

There’s A Lot To Love About Heart Health Month

We love February! February 14 is Valentine’s Day. And really the whole month is about celebrating love, making it no surprise that February is Heart Health Month. A key factor in your heart’s health is cholesterol. In fact, when you have too much cholesterol in your bloodstream, it can lead to heart disease. But there […]

Posted on 31 January 2017 | 3:28 pm

Your fulfillment is your destiny – make it happen now.

Did you know that January is Celebration of Life Month? That makes now the perfect time to take stock of your life. Are you living the life you always dreamed? Are you feeling fulfilled? If your answer to those questions isn’t a resounding yes, we might be able help. We’ve put together this list of […]

Posted on 17 January 2017 | 3:05 pm

It’s Time To Take Bath Time Seriously

Don’t you just love taking a long, luxurious warm bath or shower? For most of us, this is a treat that we thoroughly enjoy. Of course, bathing or showering is important for good hygiene as well. But possibly as we get older, the bathtub can sometimes be a place we don’t really look forward to […]

Posted on 3 January 2017 | 4:42 pm

Is It Time for a Caregiver?

For many folks, it’s not easy to say that they need help – no matter their age. But it’s particularly true of our loved ones who are getting older. They often don’t want to give up their independence so they do their best to hide how challenging living on their own might actually be for […]

Posted on 20 December 2016 | 3:29 pm

Drive a little easier this winter.

There’s no doubt about it – winter driving can be pretty stressful. And while most of us do our best to stay off the roads during a snowstorm, there are times when we have no choice but to venture out in less than ideal conditions. In order to make these times a little less anxious […]

Posted on 6 December 2016 | 3:10 pm

New Drug Trial Seeks to Stop Alzheimer’s Before It Starts

Hackensack, NJ, May 21, 2012 — The New York Times recently reported (May 15, 2012) that the federal government has just approved a groundbreaking clinical trial that could lead to treatments that prevent Alzheimer’s.  In this trial, people who are genetically guaranteed to develop the disease — but who do not yet have any […]

STUDY SHOWS MAKING MUSIC ALSO ELEVATES MOOD AND MEMORY FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS

April 17, 2012 — William Kang, a third-year medical student at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, conducted a study with a small group (15) of Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) patients who had never played the violin before and the results are music to the ears of Alzheimer’s patients, their families, and caregivers.  The […]

The Global Impact Of Alzheimer’s

April 4, 2012 — Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) takes a huge toll on the people who have it, and on their loved ones.  This is not new news.  But the impact it has now, and will have as Baby Boomers reach senior status swelling the number of AD patients, is truly staggering and many Americans […]

NEW DRUG (EPOTHILONE D) SLOWS ALZHEIMER’S IN MICE

March 15, 2012 — A recent study shows that a new drug, called epothilone D (EpoD) is preventing neurological damage and improving cognitive performance in a mouse model of Alzheimer’s disease.

Investigators from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania administered EpoD to aged mice that had memory deficits and inclusions within […]

SURVIVING AND THRIVING AT HOME AFTER SUFFERING A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY

Hackensack, NJ, March 27, 2012 – March is National Traumatic Brain Injury Month and Accredited Health Services (AHS) is working to raise awareness of what TBI is, how to avoid it and how to treat it.  Seniors are the most ‘at-risk’ population for TBI; Americans aged 75 and older account for the highest percentage […]

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ACCREDITED HEALTH SERVICES HIGHLIGHTS BREAKING NEWS ABOUT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE ON ITS WEBSITE

Hackensack, NJ, March 19, 2012 — Hundreds of news stories about Alzheimer’s Disease appear in the media every day.  They range from coverage of the latest research to anecdotal information to make living with the disease easier for all involved.  Accredited Health Services (AHS) sifts through this news and highlights the most compelling information […]

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ELECTRONIC BRAIN STIMULATION COULD BE THE ANSWER TO ALZHEIMER’S

March 13, 2012 — Canadian Television recently released a report about a study conducted by doctors from the Krembil Neuroscience Centre at Toronto Western Hospital using deep brain stimulation (DBS) to stop, and possibly reverse, Alzheimer’s Disease. The initial test group of six Alzheimer’s patients had two electrodes placed in the part of […]

Protect the People You Love from Suffering a Traumatic Brain Injury

March is National Traumatic Brain Injury Month and Accredited Health Services (AHS) is working to raise
awareness of what TBI is, how to avoid it and how to treat it.

Seniors are the most ‘at-risk’ population for TBI; Americans aged 75 and older account for the highest percentage
of TBI-related hospitalizations and deaths each year. Of the […]

By |March 9th, 2012|Blog|0 Comments|

TARGRETIN SHOWN TO REVERSE ALZHEIMER’S IN MICE

February 12, 2012 — Alzheimer’s study findings from researchers at Case Western Reserve University show that a drug called bexarotene (brand name Targretin), indicated to treat a rare cancer of the immune system that manifests in the skin and liver, has reversed Alzheimer’s Disease in mice.  This finding raises hope that it may have the same effect in humans.

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STUDIES SUGGEST THAT ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE SPREADS LIKE AN INFECTION

February 1, 2012 — The decades-long debate on how Alzheimer’s Disease progresses may finally be resolved with the recent release of two breakthrough studies in Alzheimer’s research and treatment.

These independent studies in mice (conducted by researchers from Columbia and Harvard) suggest that Alzheimer’s disease seems to spread like an infection from brain cell […]