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Quality, Not Quantity The older we get, the harder it becomes to get a good night’s sleep. Beginning in our late 20s, there’s a steep decline in the amount of deep sleep we get each night – and by the time we reach 50, that amount is reduced by more than half. For older adults […]

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This article provided by Comfort Keepers, an independent caregiving provider in the Masonic Value Network Clearing the Plate Think back to a time when you were a child and your parents made you eat all of the vegetables and fruits from your plate. Although it may have seemed like a chore at the [...]

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This article provided by Comfort Keepers, an independent caregiving provider in the Masonic Value Network A Growing Concern Based on year-over-year trends, the American Cancer Society estimates that in 2017, there will be 161,360 new cases of prostate cancer, and approximately 26,730 deaths. [...]

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This article provided by Comfort Keepers, an independent caregiving provider in the Masonic Value Network A Complex Organ When it comes to exploring the brain, it would seem that with each breakthrough the scientific community makes, new unprecedented questions arise. While this is certainly [...]

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If you’re planning for an upcoming surgery that will require skilled recovery care, it’s important to take the time to research your options to identify the provider that is best equipped to meet your specific needs. Once you’ve identified options for recovery providers, here are some questions [...]

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If you’ve been thinking of incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet, here in Northern California, the autumn harvest is the perfect time of year to begin! End-of-summer strawberries are still available and sweet, stone fruits like peaches and plums are plentiful, and a rainbow of [...]

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By Lisa Goodwin, LCSW, Clinical Director of the Masonic Center for Youth and Families in Covina Homework is about more than just good grades. It improves your child’s thinking and memory, instills positive work habits, and builds confidence. As a parent, your role is important. Be a homework [...]

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A NEW CAFÉ AT THE MASONIC HOMES WILL FOCUS ON FOODS FOR COGNITIVE HEALTH By Michelle Simone What do the Barbagia region of Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Loma Linda, California; Costa Rica’s Nicoya Peninsula; and Ikaria, Greece have in common? According to author Dan Buettner, they’re all [...]

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