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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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As author and literary critic Gilbert K. Chesterton once wrote, “Education is simply the soul of society as it passes from one generation to another.” This is not a transfer that can happen solely through literary works, films, or encyclopedias; it must take place in person, with individuals [...]

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This article provided by Comfort Keepers, an independent caregiving provider in the Masonic Value Network   The Silent Killer It may be surprising to realize that nearly half of all U.S. adults have high blood pressure (or hypertension). It’s especially concerning considering that high [...]

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Even for devoted parents, it is sometimes difficult to know when a child or teen is struggling with challenges that make it difficult for them to achieve social and academic success. The Masonic Center for Youth and Families (MCYAF) offers various areas of assessment to help ensure that your [...]

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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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On Wednesday, March 21, 2018, the Masonic Homes recognized the beginning of construction for a new skilled nursing, long-term care, and memory care center in Covina. This is the first in a number of planned campus improvements that we hope will be made possible with support from brothers [...]

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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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Recovering from stroke or surgery can be challenging, but high-quality care makes all the difference. That’s why the Masonic Homes opened Transitions short stay rehabilitative care services on their Union City campus. Today, members of the public in the Tri-City region and beyond can access the [...]

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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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