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Sorry, Seniors: These Foods Are Bad For Your Heart!

Sorry, Seniors: These Foods Are Bad For Your Heart!

High blood pressure is a serious medical condition that’s said to impact almost 60% of seniors on Medicare. While medication is often the approach to lowering blood pressure, health professionals stress that dietary changes are a must. Sodium is the biggest...

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Springtime Safety Checkups For Seniors

Springtime Safety Checkups For Seniors

With winter on the retreat, it’s time to start giving some thought to spring cleaning. And no, this doesn’t mean things are dirty—it simply means this is the perfect time to take a fresh look at a senior’s home and help them make it as safe as possible. It cuts down...

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Spring Activities Seniors And Caregivers Can Enjoy Together

Spring Activities Seniors And Caregivers Can Enjoy Together

Living in colder climates most likely means spending much of the winter cooped up inside for seniors. When the weather turns warmer and the leaves return to the trees, everybody—including seniors—want to partake in this change of scenery. Creating activities that help...

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After The Stroke: Tips For Talking To Seniors With Aphasia

After The Stroke: Tips For Talking To Seniors With Aphasia

One of the most common consequences of a stroke is aphasia. This describes the damage to the parts of the brain that have to do with language. Aphasia is reported to affect about 30% of all stroke survivors. It’s important to remember that aphasia doesn’t impact...

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At-Home Exercises to Reduce Fall Risk

At-Home Exercises to Reduce Fall Risk

Scary statistics: 1 in 4 older adults will fall and seriously hurt themselves in the next 12 months. These injuries can be bad enough for them to lose their mobility and independence. Here’s some news to counteract those statistics. Seniors who regularly do fall...

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Cooking Up A Senior-Friendly Kitchen

Cooking Up A Senior-Friendly Kitchen

Watch a few hours of those house renovation programs on cable television and you’ll quickly get an idea of how expensive it can be to update a kitchen. Seniors need to have modifications made that’ll make the kitchen more accessible to them, and most of us don’t have...

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Long-Term Care Myths

Long-Term Care Myths

We only do it once, so there’s no learning from experience. Statistics gathered by the United States Department of Health and Human Services show that approximately 70% of us will need help with the activities associated with daily living after the age of 65. We may...

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Easy Fixes for Difficult Doorways

Easy Fixes for Difficult Doorways

Accessibility becomes more of an issue as we age—and it’s a downright problem when the doors in our homes just don’t make it easy for seniors to get in an out. Remodeling doors can be an expensive proposition. There are, however, easy and inexpensive ways to enhance...

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