Aerobic Exercise Boosts Endurance and Walking in Post-Stroke Patients

Senior Aerobics

Stroke survivors who participated in group-based aerobic exercise programs of a similar design and duration to cardiac rehabilitation programs saw their aerobic endurance and mobility significantly improve. Benefits were seen regardless of the type of aerobic exercise, the person’s functional ability or lapsed time since the stroke, investigators found. Researchers analyzed 19 studies and identified…

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Smart Questions to Ask During Salary Negotiations

Waiting career

You’ve just been offered a great job opportunity and you’re thrilled… except you were actually hoping for a higher salary. The question is: Do you have the negotiating skills (and the stomach) to ask for more money? In today’s job climate, you’d be foolish not to. Salary negotiation needs to be part of your job search,…

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American Seniors Employed At Record-High Levels

Old People Work Force

As the record-long U.S. economic expansion continues, more seniors than ever appear to be putting off retirement. According to data from Deutsche Bank Securities chief economist Torsten Slok, the employment to population ratio for those aged 65 and over hit 20 percent in July – a record high. Employment among the demographic has been on an upward…

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To Be a More Effective Leader, Do This 1 Thing Well

Team Meeting

You may have years–even decades–of experience, and be brilliant at what you do. If you’re very fortunate, you may be charismatic and the kind of leader that people would follow anywhere. But if you don’t devote time and effort to one important behavior, you won’t be a successful leader. What’s the behavior? Being present. In fact,…

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Average Nursing Home Administrator Salary Jumps to $123K; DONs rise to $103K

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Nursing home administrators and other top executives saw larger than average salary increases over the past year, indicating a possible effort by operators to keep hard-to-find talent in-house. A relatively low 11.6% turnover rate, according to one expert, indicates such efforts are finding success. The national average nursing home administrator salary for facilities of all…

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10 Work-History Resume-Writing Tips

Resume writing

Employers have the daunting task of sifting through piles of resumes, many with poorly written work histories. Make sure yours is not a casualty. Use these tips to capture the attention of hiring managers. Hiring managers have love-hate relationships with resumes. They need resumes to find candidates to fill job openings, but they often have…

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The 6 Mindset Principles of Successful People


The path to accomplishing your biggest dreams and goals has never been clearer, thanks to the wealth of information on personal and professional success now available. However, just because the price of admission to the game has decreased, that doesn’t mean the journey will be a cakewalk. That said, it’s also not quantum physics. In reality, all that separates getting…

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