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Bob T. Healthy Living Professional

Farmington Hills, Michigan
Bob Tell is a writer who lives in Farmington Hills, Michigan. His first published book is... Full Bio
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Diabetes & Food Allergies--Two Interesting Programs! by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia As part of our mission, we will continue to bring health related information to the readers of this blog. Here are two health related sites we recently encountered 1) He ... Read on »
Why Caregivers Need Respite Care! by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Every day, people who take care of their aging loved one’s face many challenges and difficulties. Being a caregiver is a demanding job, and no one person is strong enough or ... Read on »
How Can Yoga Benefit Seniors? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia What follows is a guest article by Carolina Sewald, staff writer for  Drug Dangers . Hope you find it to be useful!  Robert Tell, Author and Host of The Caregiver ... Read on »
Are the Critics of ObamaCare being fair? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I promised myself when I started this blog that I would avoid being overtly political in my posts. This is an exception. What follows is my response to a physician friend ... Read on »
Advice for Caregivers After a Loved One Undergoes Hip Surgery by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia What follows is a guest article by Julian Hills, staff writer for  Drugwatch.com "Caregivers play an important role after hip replacement surgery. ... Read on »
Discovering Alcohol Use In A Senior by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia The following is a guest post by Melissa, Public Relations Coordinator for St. Jude Retreats – a non 12 step alternative to conventional alcohol and drug rehab. ... Read on »
Why Singing is Great Therapy For Dementia Patients by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia There's been a ton of stuff written lately about the positive role of music for people with dementia. If you are a caregiver, perhaps you've noticed that your loved one can ... Read on »
What should Seniors Know About Heart Disease? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia The following is a guest post by Stephanie Warren,  a writer for  Griswold Home Care . "Griswold Home Care provides non-medical home care services to seniors an ... Read on »
How Do I Find The Best Choices for Medicare? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia How do you "find the best" information for making good choices in the Medicare system? Certainly, the U.S. government websites, Consumer's Union, and several others provid ... Read on »
Beyond Dementia Caregiving by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia With this post I introduce a necessary change in the purpose and goals for the Caregiver Chronicles blog. We began this project to focus on Alzheimer's Disease and ... Read on »
What's the One Thing You Never Want To Forget? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Samantha Kennedy has left the following new comment on my post " Why All the Fuss about Medicare Advantage? "  "Every 69 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s disease. P ... Read on »
Why All the Fuss about Medicare Advantage? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia  Are you caring for someone that gets his or her medical benefits through a Medicare Advantage plan? Or perhaps you are in one yourself.  Or are you just confused by all ... Read on »
Finally - a book to help with Caregiver Burnout by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia I've been told many times by reader's of my book, "Dementia-Diary, A Caregiver's Journal" that this blog doesn't make clear enough the way for interested folks to buy a co ... Read on »
Can Dementia Patients Enjoy Art Museums? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Art museums all over the Country are starting programs for people with Alzheimer's and other dementia's. Why would they do that? Can someone with dementia appreciate art ... Read on »
Cognitive Therapy For People With Dementia by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia In March, 2010, I wrote a piece entitled "Can Painting Help Dementia Sufferers?" I was so impressed with this concept that I suggested to the person in charge of art for the ... Read on »
ENCORE: OOPS, I FORGOT YOUR NAME! by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia This is an encore article originally published in January, 2009. The more we learn about memory and cognition, the more relevant this article becomes. See what you think– ... Read on »
Can Olive Oil Help Prevent Strokes by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Yes, according to a French study reported today in Medical News Today that suggests a protective role for olive oil among older individuals. To read the full article click o ... Read on »
Generation Alzheimer's by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia This year, the first of the Boomer Generation turns 65. To bring urgently-needed attention to the risk facing the Boomers, Alzheimer's Association recently released a ground ... Read on »
What Do Elderly Patients And Astronauts Have In Common? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia Today's post is a guest essay written by a distinguished physician, Dr. Harold Rodner, a doctor of Internal Medicine, with a sub-specialty in geriatric medicine. He has an a ... Read on »
Genetics & Alzheimer's--Is There A Connection? by Bob T. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Alzheimer's & Dementia An article in today's New York Times reports on two studies that have discovered five new genes that seem to make Alzheimer's Disease more likely, although only slightly. Th ... Read on »