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April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month

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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease include:
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    Social Support Activities Lead to Better Quality of Life As One Ages

    How important is social support as a person ages? This may seem like an easy question to answer. Most people would not choose isolation and loneliness versus spending time with companions. However, can lack of social support really hinder a person’s overall quality of life?

    Lack of social support is related to negative impacts on health and well being, especially for older people. Having a variety of positive social supports can contribute to psychological and physical wellness of elderly individuals. Support from others can be important in reducing stress, increasing physical health and defeating psychological problems such as depression and anxiety. Read More...