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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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      9 Effective Time Management Tips

      Time management is a hard skill to master — especially for adults trying to manage multiple responsibilities. Between work, kids,...


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      What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

      About 4 million Americans undergo cataract surgery each year. And most of these surgeries are performed on seniors. This surgery...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Eye Health

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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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      Tags: Hip Replacement

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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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      Tags: Holidays

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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