• Extra Steps to Prevent Flu for COPD Patients

    By Our Partner, WebMD

    It is always important to take precautions to prevent illness like common cold or flu. The tips in this article from our partner, WebMD, are great for everyone—especially those with emphysema or chronic bronchitis.

    16Nov Flu

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  • 9 Commonly Overlooked Fall Risks

    By Margaret Schmidt

    Few of us think we are at risk of falling—but it’s more common than you might think. Use these tips to help you avoid falls in the home.

     

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  • New Mammogram Technology and Tips for Your Visit

    By Caroline South

    Mammograms are an essential part of maintaining good health and preventing future health issues. While the idea of getting one may seem scary, mammograms are the best tool available to detect breast cancer early on. To help alleviate some anxiety you may feel at the idea of a mammogram, we’ve outlined a full guideline on what to expect when receiving your first one or if you have not received one in a while.

    Oct 16 Mammogram
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  • 6 Brain Exercises to Improve Your Memory

    By Margaret Schmidt

    Learn six ways to exercise your brain to stay sharp and improve your memory. As we get older, we all experience normal, age-related changes in our mental function, there are exercises we can do to remain stable.

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  • Eight Ways to Avoid Internet Scams

    By Caroline South

    Recent scams have been identified to use email, stored payment information and personal health data for financial and identity theft. Here are nine ways to avoid Internet scams.

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  • 9 Ways to Stay Safe in the Summer Heat Wave

    By Margaret Schmidt

    To ensure your safety, be wise about when you choose to be outside. It’s best to avoid outdoor activities (especially those that are labor intensive) between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4 p.m., when the sun's rays are most intense.  

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  • As you age, it’s not unusual to feel extra aches and pains on rainy days or when you first get out of bed. When should you be concerned those aches and pains might actually be more serious?

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  • What You Really Need To Know About Zika

    By Margaret Schmidt

    If you have watched the news or read a magazine or newspaper in the past year, you may have heard about the Zika virus. But what is Zika virus, what is the threat for Americans and is there a higher risk for aging adults? We break down everything you need to know about Zika virus.

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  • 4 Tips for Sun Safety

    By Caroline South

    We’ve all heard about the importance of sunscreen and the risks we could face if we forget to wear it. Here, we bring you a guide to sun safety, along with some lesser known tips you may find surprising.

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  • maliparkinsons1The shuffle, the slurring, the slow, robotic movements. These were the early signs of Parkinson's disease in the greatest, Muhammad Ali.

     Earlier this week, the legendary Ali passed away. Here in Louisville, where he was born and raised and where Kindred is headquartered, we feel that loss to our community deeply. Because many of our patients and families are impacted by Parkinson's disease, we are taking a moment to define how this condition affects those it touches.

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