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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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      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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      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

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      What Is Respite Care?
      By Eric Carter On July 25, 2022

      What Is Respite Care?

      Family caregivers often dive head first into their new role, full of energy and ready to do everything they can for their loved...


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      Tags: Respite Care, Family Caregiver

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      Preserving Memories: Capturing a Senior’s Legacy

      Everyone has a story to tell — and seniors have collected a lot of stories over the years. These stories matter because they are...


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      What Is CHF Exacerbation?
      By Eric Carter On February 28, 2022

      What Is CHF Exacerbation?

      CHF, or congestive heart failure, is a chronic heart condition in which the heart isn’t able to meet the body’s demand for...


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      Tags: Heart health, CHF

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      Potential Long-Term Effects of Pneumonia

      Pneumonia is a lung infection that can affect anyone at any age. It makes it difficult to breathe, but most individuals return to...


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      10 Early Signs of Alzheimer's

      Memory loss may be part of normal aging, but it can also be a sign of something more serious. Alzheimer’s and dementia include...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Surprising Ways Medication Can Cause Falls in Seniors

      While medications can help alleviate symptoms for a variety of ailments, they can also cause some adverse reactions — some of...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention

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      How to Prevent Scarring after a Senior Falls 

      Seniors are more likely than any other demographic to experience a fall. These falls can result in injuries ranging from mild to...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Fall Prevention

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      Fall Prevention in the Winter

      Winter months can be a beautiful time of year. They are filled with snow days, cheerful holidays, and cozy nights indoors....


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      Tags: Fall Prevention

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      Living with Heart Disease
      By Eric Carter On September 8, 2020

      Living with Heart Disease

      Heart disease can sound like a scary diagnosis. But it doesn’t mean that a senior should give up hope of retaining their quality...


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      Tags: Heart health