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Heat, Humidity and Seniors: How to Stay Healthy and Happy

As temperatures rise, you may find yourself dreaming of cooler days and looking for ways to beat the heat. Hot weather can make us feel lethargic, weak and physically exhausted especially when humidity is present. The situation is worse for seniors. Extreme heat and...

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Stroke Awareness 101: What You Need to Know

With May upon us, many of us are enjoying a break from the cold and the arrival of spring flowers. May is also National Stroke Awareness Month, making it the perfect time to educate yourself on its warning signs, complications and risk factors. A little extra...

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Lifestyle Changes for Preventing Falls in the Bathroom

Millions of our elderly loved ones were seen in emergency rooms for falls and fall-related injuries last year. One out of every three people over the age of 65 falls down, and that percentage only rises as our loved ones get older. There are, however, several...

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Caregiver Stress – Take Time To Unwind

April is National Stress Awareness Month and the U.S. Department of Health And Human Services’ campaign is reminding people to “Take time to unwind...It's healthy to relax, renew, and rejuvenate. Stress happens. Sometimes it's unavoidable, at times it's unbearable....

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Reducing Falling Risks for Seniors

As people age, multiple factors put them at greater risk for falls.  Some of the most common factors are being deconditioned, having weakened muscles and bones, having acute illnesses and taking multiple medications. Additionally, environmental factors like poor...

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