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Flu Season and the Coronavirus

Flu Season and the Coronavirus: Credible Resources, to prepare you and your loved ones. Flu Season and the Coronavirus: How to Prepare:  Read at: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/flu-season-and-the-coronavirus-how-to-prepare?et_rid=427931649&et_sid=3498602&utm_source=SFMC&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=YourHealth&utm_content=COVID+CTA Similarities and Differences between Flu and COVID-19​ Read at: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/symptoms/flu-vs-covid19.htm Coronavirus Disease 2019 vs. the Flu Read at: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/coronavirus-disease-2019-vs-the-flu Please plan a visit with your doctor to talk about this flu season and make a plan for you. Thank you!  #mask up #wash hands #social distance #listen to your body #eat well #drink fluids #mental wellness #protect yourself #love yourself

Falls are not a normal part of aging!

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Hello!  Thank you for visiting the Evolve Senior Solutions blog! Falls are not a normal part of aging.  Additional facts about falls include:   Falls are costly, especially among the age of 65 and older. Falls are preventable. Every second, every day, an older adult (age 65+) suffers a fall in the U.S.—making falls the leading cause of injury and injury death in this age group. 1 Falls are a public health concern, particularly among the aging population. More than 95% of hip fractures are caused by falling—usually by falling sideways. 1  Women fall more often than men and account for  three-quarters of all hip fractures . 1 So, I know, you ask, “What can I do?” Next, we will discuss some “to do” items. For a complete and comprehensive plan, connect with me, and we can develop an individualized care plan.  To prevent falls: Use evidence (research) based tools like the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC developed STEADI (Stopping Elderly Accident

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June 2020 2020 WELLNESS & HEALTH OBSERVANCES

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As we continue to live in a new “normal” we must continue to keep in mind our health and wellness is as important as protecting ourselves from COVID.  So, for this blog post, I want to share this month’s WELLNESS & HEALTH OBSERVANCES.  It is in the hopes that you take some to time to review, work to identify ways you can promote your own wellness and health, and then share with your loved ones.  It is the middle of the year 2020, so anytime is a great time for a new start, but it is even better when we are half way through a year  ⏰ ✨πŸ¦‹πŸŒ± Cataract Awareness Month Prevent Blindness America www.preventblindness.org National Great Outdoors Month American Recreation Coalition www.greatoutdoorsmonth.org National Safety Month National Safety Council www.nsc.org National Scleroderma Awareness Month United Scleroderma Foundation, Inc. www.scleroderma.org Men’s Health Month www.menshealthmonth.org Migraine and Headache Awareness Month National Headache Foundation www.headaches.org June 5 (s

A – Z, short but sweet, What Aromatherapy means to me….

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Hello! My hopes are that you found this blog post, doing well, and social distancing with a positive heart and open mind. Today, I wanted to keep this blog post light and fun; and talk about something I love dearly, Aromatherapy. We are going to keep it fun by doing this with the alphabet. ❤ So here we go: Aromatherapy is at least 8000 years old and allows us to benefit from living plants. Base notes tend to evaporate the slowest and tend to last the longest in blends. Carrier oil is what should be used when planning to apply to skin (topical) to prevent adverse reactions and reduce sensitivity. Examples include sweet almond, apricot kernel, jojoba and grapeseed. Dilute is what should be done (using carrier oils) to apply to skin (topical). πŸ’§ Extraction is the method by which essential oils are separated from the plant. Extraction is done by either distillation, expression and solvent extraction. Frankincense was one of the gifts given to the baby Jesus by the t

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public

Hello!  There is a lot of information going around about COVID-19. So I wanted to take this blog post to share some credible resources with you.  As you may know COVID-19 is an emerging , rapidly evolving situation; therefore to keep yourself updated , attempt to visit these sites periodically to stay update to date.  In keeping yourself informed through credible resources, you can protect yourself, your family, and everyone you love; plus work to flattening the curve .   View public health information from CDC at  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html View research information from NIH at  https://www.nih.gov/health-information/coronavirus  View updated scientific findings as the epidemic evolves from WHO at  https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public If you are a caregiver with commercial insurance, please check their website for updates about COVID-19 and what they are doing for you and possible

Wellness Matters

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Hello and Welcome!  Wellness is a holistic integration of pieces of one’s physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, vocational, financial, and environmental well-being.  Our well-being impacts our actions and emotions. All pieces are important, and must be paid attention to, as neglecting one over time will poorly affect the others, and ultimately one’s health, well-being, and quality of life.  So, lets take some time to do a general overview of what the pieces of wellness are.  Intellectual well-being is being open to new ideas and consider being a life-long learning (I am 😊). For this piece we can think in terms of always being willing to expand your knowledge.  πŸ“š Emotional well-being is understanding your feelings and coping effectively. For this piece we can think in terms of self-care, relaxation, and reducing stress.  πŸ’œ Social well-being is your social roles in society, like friend, daughter, and so on and having those relationships be effe

Aromatherapy FAQ?!

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Hello!  It has been a long time! Many of you have shared you missed my blog posts. Honestly, I have missed posting them. Unfortunately, time got away from me and life happened and I lost track. But I am back! I am excited to share with you all again! I have redesigned and revamped Evolve Senior Solutions, LLC to better serve my patients, their families, and even working to introduce some other passions of mine, in addition, I want to work more to educate and inform on health & wellness, because they are different things, you know 😊 ; but we will work to continue to discuss that concept.  Recently, I have received 3 suspicious emails from someone, whom I have never spoken to on the phone, on the web, or in-person, but they email me some random questions regarding me and aromatherapy. The emails are the same each time, and the person emails questions, that I assume they want answered, but I have not answered, because I am still sort of old fashioned, phone calls are imp