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Summertime is here, and with it comes outdoor fairs and festivals. Attending is fun for people of all ages; I love their inter-generational appeal. Recently, I have been attending outdoor events and fairs in my local area to see whether or not they are being planned with an age-friendly eye.
A study published recently by the University of Florida offers some good news: Researchers found that intense physical therapy can bring about functional recovery more than a year after the initial stroke.
Handling a hospital discharge is one of the most stressful care tasks. Few of us are prepared for this situation, particularly if the hospitalization was unexpected—as it often is.