Category: Senior Health

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What Supplements Should Seniors

What Supplements Should Seniors Take?

As we age, we are more at risk of nutrient deficiencies. Supplements can be an effective way to ensure seniors get the nutrients they need. There are so many choices available and it can be easy to wonder, “What supplements should seniors take?” In our senior years, our organs begin to slow down, making it…
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How to Manage Arthritis

Arthritis is a painful disease that ails about 30 million Americans every year, and while it can certainly detract from your quality of life, there are ways to manage arthritis to reduce its painful effects. Too many people rely on pain killers to manage their arthritis, but taking too much medication can lead to other…
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How to Ensure People With Dementia Eat Enough

Healthy Snack Ideas for Seniors

Healthy snacking is important for seniors to help address aging health issues. The wrong snacks can worsen conditions like diabetes and arthritis, while the right snacks can improve them. It can be difficult to know how to provide healthy snacks for seniors because they face unique diet challenges that can result in malnutrition. They may…
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How to Resond to Dementia

How to Respond When Dementia Speaks

Dementia is not only a disease that affects the memory; it often leads people with dementia to say outrageous things as well. It can be difficult to know how to respond when dementia speaks. That’s why we’ve put together our “how to respond when dementia speaks” tips: 1)   The key is to not let embarrassment…
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16 Strategies to Prevent Cancer

Cancer seems to affect us all. Whether it’s you personally or a loved one, cancer has become something almost all of us have to deal with in one way or another. Statistically, one in four deaths in the United States is due to cancer. More and more findings are revealing that lifestyle plays a huge…
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Benefits of Social Media for Seniors

Seniors across the country have joined the social media world. They are the fastest growing demographic on Facebook, and they are getting great enjoyment out of their social media interactions, not to mention enjoying the many health benefits of social media for seniors. How Seniors Use Social Media: 1)   Staying in Touch – One of…
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13 Fun Tips to Keep You Young in Your Senior Years

Youth isn’t only for the young; it is also for the young at heart, because when you have youth in your heart, you act in ways that keep you young. Here are 13 fun tips to keep you young in your senior years: Think Positively About Aging It may not sound important, but one of…
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Wellness Tips for Staying Young as You Age

We all have a perception of what being a senior looks like, and usually it includes needing glasses, slowing down physically and forgetting more things. But why is it that there are some men and women in their 60’s, 70’s and 80’s that seem much younger than others? Those “young seniors” may not realize it,…
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When to Have “The Talk” With Your Parents

Are you wondering when to have the talk with your parents? The one about getting them some assisted living. It’s not easy conversation, but it shouldn’t be avoided. When is it time to approach your parents about needing help around the house? Is it time to bring in a home care caregiver? It’s difficult to…
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Is it Time to Give Up the Car Keys?

There are no studies that indicate a particular age when a driver becomes impaired to the point when they should give up driving. A lot of other factors, besides age, are important considerations. Seniors themselves need to be aware of the clues that tell them they’ve become a risk on the road. If a senior…
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