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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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      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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      Home Renovations to Prevent Falls

      As seniors age, it can become necessary to make home modifications to reduce fall hazards. Seniors are most prone to falling at...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Fall Prevention

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      What To Do When a Senior Falls

      As we age, our risk of falling increases due to weakened muscles, decreased balance, and other factors. In fact, 1 in 4 seniors...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention

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      Risks of Low Blood Pressure in the Elderly

      Many of us are worried about checking our blood pressure to make sure it doesn’t get too high. But low blood pressure can also...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention, Heart health

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      7 Benefits of Multi-Generational Housing

      It is becoming more common for families to share homes with relatives — particularly for elderly parents to live with their adult...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      The Importance of Sexual Health for Seniors

      Sexual health and intimacy in seniors is something that we as a society tend to have a difficult time discussing. The reality is,...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Relationships

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      What to Know about Shoulder Replacement Surgery

      Individuals who suffer from chronic shoulder pain could benefit from shoulder replacement surgery to help relieve pain and...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Rehabilitation

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      What You Need to Know about Fluid Retention in CHF

      Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic heart condition in which the heart pumps ineffectively and fluid builds up throughout...


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      Tags: CHF

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      Common Respiratory Tract Infections

      Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are infections in the lungs, throat, airways, or other parts of the body that are involved in...


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      Tags: Pneumonia

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      Pneumonia in Seniors 101: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

      Pneumonia is the 5th leading cause of death in seniors. So, it’s important for caregivers and family members of aging adults to...


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      Tips to Prevent COVID-Related Pneumonia

      Individuals who get COVID-19 already experience symptoms like coughing, fever, and shortness of breath. However, they can also...


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      Tags: Pneumonia, Coronavirus