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      Lifetime Precautions after a Hip Replacement

      Surgeons perform over 450,000 hip replacements each year in the United States. These surgeries can help seniors reduce pain and...


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      Best Activities for CHF
      By Ben Cornu On January 17, 2022

      Best Activities for CHF

      Seniors living with CHF, congestive heart failure, may experience fatigue, shortness of breath, swelling, irregular heartbeat, or...


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      How to Prevent Pneumonia at Home

      Pneumonia can be dangerous and even deadly for seniors. In fact, it’s the 5th leading cause of death among seniors, and it is...


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      Denture-Friendly Halloween Candy

      People of all ages enjoy Halloween — not just kids! Older adults still enjoy this spooky holiday by dressing up, passing out...


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      How Does Alzheimer’s Cause Death? 

      Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia or neurodegenerative disease, meaning it attacks the brain and results in reduced cognitive...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      What Happens After You Get Your COVID-19 Vaccine

      Some of you may have already received your COVID-19 vaccination, and others may be patiently waiting. The vaccines have proven to...


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      Are Your Senior Loved Ones Ready for Flu Season?

      It's that time of the year when we all begin worrying about the flu. Cold weather brings more time spent indoors and surges of...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      8 Tips to Prevent Falls in Dementia Patients

      1 in 4 adults age 65 and older will fall each year. There are many reasons that these falls could occur, including underlying...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Fall Prevention

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      How Do I keep Mom Safe in Her Room? 

      Most seniors would prefer to age in place as long as possible. To ensure that this is a viable option for your aging parent, it’s...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention

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      Returning Home After Hospital Discharge 

      After leaving the hospital, you may think that the worst is behind you. However, the transition from hospital to home can be a...


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      13 Reasons to Keep Your Senior Out of a Nursing Home

      As seniors age and lose independence, their families may be faced with difficult decisions regarding their loved one’s care. One...


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      What We’ve Learned from the Coronavirus Outbreak

      Amid the outbreak of COVID-19, we have had to make some adjustments to how we approach home care. When providing care for...


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      Tags: Coronavirus, Infection Control