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    Nursing the elderly

    Nursing the elderly is an honourable job in any society. Long before society created current elderly nursing standards, we used to nurse our elderly at home. This was usually done by the females. Nowadays it has become a profession. Elderly people around the world need a lot of car. In some parts of the developed world this care is usually provided by the state. This means the tax payer has to take over. The private old age nursing industry has grown to a multibillion dollar industry. The main reason being the fact that the life expectancy of has increased over the past couple of years. Especially in much of the…

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    Nursing homes and the Coronavirus

    The coronavirus that began in Wuhan, China has become a pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than one million around the world. Most of the people that have succumbed to the deadly virus are the elderly. It has been noted that the elderly have a unusually higher death rate from coronavirus than younger people. This has lead many governments around the world to initiate measures that will protect the elderly. The death rate of of people who are in care homes around the world is disproportionately high. This is due to older people having  a weaker immune system and underlying medical issues. Nursing homes and measures to protect…

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    Exercise and good health

    There is no denying that there is a correlation between exercising and good health. Whenever one exercises on a daily bases they reduce the risks of aging and other illnesses associated with the lack of exercise.When looking at it at a medical level, exercising helps increase blood flow and oxygen levels in your blood stream. This in turn helps prevent medical problems such as high cholesterol, coronary artery disease and heartaches. For those with blood pressure exercising is the best chance to lowering blood pressure. Exercising  and good body shape For  those less interested with health and more interested with looks, you need to go to the gym. This will…

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