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4 Small Pet Ideas for Seniors

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Small animals are the perfect pets for seniors. Besides being inexpensive and easy to care for, they also have shorter lifespans, requiring a shorter commitment. This can be particularly useful for loved ones who are well advanced in years or who have progressive health issues.

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3 Effective Ways to Avoid Hospital Readmissions for Seniors

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Although everyone aims to stay as healthy as possible, chronic conditions become more prevalent in seniors. These conditions often leads to hospitalization. However, many seniors are readmitted to the hospital after being released from care. Readmission is not only costly and inconvenient but dangerous.

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3 Fitness Wearables for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Fitness wearables are attractive and popular to those looking to stay fit and healthy, and these wearables are more beneficial for seniors than ever. These items have proven to keep the user in shape and more active to achieve goals. Here are some of the best fitness wearables that are beneficial for seniors. 

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The Link Between Your Mouth and Heart Disease

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

 

You have likely heard your dental health is linked to your overall well-being. Approximately 80 percent of Americans are living with periodontal disease that often goes undiagnosed. Just because your teeth feel fine doesn't mean there aren't underlying issues or concerns. As we age, heart disease becomes something we begin to worry about more and more. Studies have shown a link between oral health and heart disease. 

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3 Coping Mechanisms For Grandchildren Caring For Grandparents

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

When we think of grandparents, we tend to think of caregivers. Experienced family members with both wisdom and experience to offer to the younger generation. Sometimes, though, those roles can be reversed. Especially when grandparents are coping with age-related conditions, dementia, Alzheimer's, etc. And when the role of caring for grandparents falls to grandchildren, that can be a challenge they simply haven't been prepared to deal with.

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Baby Boomers Are Redefining Retirement In These 3 Areas, And More!

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 5, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Merriam-Webster defines retirement simply as: "withdrawal from one's position or occupation or from active working life". Add to that golf, card games, and time with the grandkids, and you have the retirement scene of the not-so-distant past. But things change, and quite often, change is excellent! Here are 3, out of many ways, baby boomers are shaking things up when it comes to retirement.

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Brain Health For Seniors: 5 Simple Things Seniors Can Do To Strengthen Their Minds

Posted by Ruby Cemental on May 22, 2018 5:30:00 PM

We all know that, as we get older, we have to stay active. That's just as true mentally as it is physically. Because your brain is a lot like your muscles, in that you lose it if you don't use it. That's why it's so important for seniors to actively work to keep their minds sharp. If you're looking for a mental whetstone, some good activities include...

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5 Signs and Symptoms of Elderly Insomnia

Posted by Michael Watson on May 8, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Elderly insomnia affects nearly 50 percent of seniors (adults age 60 and over). Insomnia in elderly patients can last for days, months, or even years. If you or a loved one tends to toss and turn at night, and it's been going on for some time, it could be a symptom of elderly insomnia. Here are a few signs and symptoms of elderly insomnia.

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Tips to Help Seniors Weather The Storm Season

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

The 2017 hurricane season was, needless to say, one that will be remembered for years to come. But, just as in years past, those that weathered the storm successfully did so because they were prepared. So here are practical tips for seniors that want to stay safe during the 2018 and future storm seasons.

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3 Spring Hobbies for Active Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Apr 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

The grass is getting greener, the birds are chirping, and the weather is warmer, it must be spring! A perfect time for new hobbies and a chance to get outside to explore everything that mother nature has to offer. For seniors who are active and healthy enough to participate in physical hobbies, we have a great list of things for them to try this spring!

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