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      Proper Hand Hygiene to Prevent Illness

      Do you know one of the easiest ways to help prevent illness? Washing your hands! This seemingly simple task can help you rid your...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      INFOGRAPHIC: The Dangers of Pneumonia in the Elderly

      Pneumonia in seniors happens quickly and has a poor prognosis. Seniors are susceptible to their pneumonia being severe. Discover...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Pneumonia

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      How Seniors Can Help with Thanksgiving Dinner

      Holidays can cause a lot of stress for older adults and their families. Traditions can bring up poignant and painful memories,...


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      Tags: Holidays

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      How to Help Veterans in Your Community

      There are around 19 million veterans in the US, and, unfortunately, this number represents one of the largest underserved...


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      Tags: Holidays

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      What Is Walking Pneumonia?
      By Alyssa Ball On November 7, 2022

      What Is Walking Pneumonia?

      In the US, about 1.5 million people are diagnosed with pneumonia. It can affect individuals of all ages, and symptoms can range...


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      Tags: Pneumonia

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      8 Tips to Help Seniors Enjoy Halloween

      Americans of all ages look forward to Halloween each year. Many seniors have fond memories of their own children...


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      Tags: Holidays

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      The Psychological Effect of a Hospital Stay on Seniors

      While time in the hospital can help a senior physically, it can have adverse effects on their mental health. Treatment can turn...


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      Tags: Hospital

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      How Home Care Reduces Hospital Readmissions

      Did you know that as many as 1 in 3 seniors are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days of being discharged? A hospital stay...


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      Tags: Hospital

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      15 Ways to Boost Mental Health at Any Age

      Our mental health is just as important as our physical health. Mental health includes emotional, psychological, and social...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Mental Health

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      Fun Activities for Seniors in the Hospital

      Once a senior is treated in the hospital, they are more likely to be readmitted and have other overnight hospitalizations. The...


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      Tags: Senior Activities, Hospital

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      6 Myths About Seniors' Mental Health

      Seniors' mental health is often pushed aside as we focus on the physical signs of their aging. Moreover, conversations about...


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      Tags: Mental Health

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      Home Safety for Alzheimer’s and Dementia

      While home adjustments are necessary for any senior as they age, they are especially important for seniors with dementia. As...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Alzheimer's & Dementia