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      Understanding the Nutritional Needs of Seniors

      As we age, our nutritional needs undergo significant changes. A well-balanced and nutrient-dense diet becomes crucial for...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Maintaining Privacy and Dignity in End-of-Life Care

      Caring for a loved one at the end of their life can be emotionally challenging. This type of care requires a deep commitment to...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      What You Need to Know About Thyroid Disorders

      You may not have ever thought about thyroid disorders, but they can be common for seniors over 80 years old. In fact, 1 in 10...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Common Winter Illnesses to Watch For

      The winter time can be tough for families. Cold weather means that everyone is stuck inside more, There’s not as much sunshine....


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Most Common Shoulder Injuries in Seniors

      Shoulder pain in the elderly is fairly common. As we age, our joints can become stiff, inflamed, and painful due to the wear and...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Rehabilitation

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      Signs You Need a Joint Replacement

      While we all experience aches and pains as we get older, pain or stiffness in joints could signal something more severe. Worn out...


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      Tags: Knee replacement, Hip Replacement

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      Heart Attack vs Heart Failure

      The heart works hard to provide your body with the oxygen it needs to function. It works while you sleep, eat, talk, run. It’s...


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      Tags: Heart health

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      Has My COVID Turned into Pneumonia?

      Still feeling run down after from COVID-19? Have you gotten new symptoms? If your COVID symptoms have remained longer than...


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      Tags: Pneumonia, Coronavirus

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      Everything You Need to Know about Infection Control for the Elderly

      8 out of 10 COVID-19 deaths have been in seniors over the age of 65. This is due largely to the fact that the immune system...


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      Tags: Coronavirus, Infection Control

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      How Caregivers Can Help with Fall Prevention Exercises 

      Every 11 seconds, a senior is treated in the hospital for a fall-related injury. Even a small fall can have huge consequences for...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention

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      How COVID-19 Will Impact the Future of Home Care

      Traditionally, home care has been under appreciated within the healthcare industry. Home care focuses on the non-medical services...


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      Tags: Home Care, Coronavirus

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      How to Prevent Pneumonia in the Workplace

      Implementing some healthy habits in the workplace helps minimize the incidents of spreading contagious bugs that can develop into...


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      Tags: Pneumonia