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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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      Tags: Pneumonia

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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

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      Unexpected Causes of Senior Isolation

      While seniors have lived full and fulfilling lives, they may experience loneliness and isolation as they get older. Whether a ...


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      Tags: Senior Isolation, Coronavirus

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      5 Devices to Monitor CHF

      CHF, or congestive heart failure, is a serious heart condition that can greatly limit a senior’s independence. It is a stage of...


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      Tags: CHF

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      Senior Home Care Vs. Facility Care

      There comes a time in every senior's life when a discussion about receiving care is unavoidable. For the United States, the...


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      Tags: Caregivers, Coronavirus

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      Why Are Seniors So Prone to Severe Pneumonia?

      Pneumonia is inflammation of the air sacs in one or both lungs. This condition can range from mild to life threatening. It can...


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      Tags: Pneumonia