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      9 Natural Ways to Manage Arthritis

      Arthritis can strike at any age. While the pain may be bearable early on, symptoms such as joint pain and stiffness can...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      How Caregivers Can Help with Physical Therapy Exercises

      Physical therapy is designed to help individuals maintain or restore their physical health. It can be used to strengthen muscles,...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention, Caregivers

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      INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Stages of CHF

      Congestive heart failure, known as CHF, is a progressive heart condition that can make it difficult for seniors to remain...


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      Tags: Heart health, CHF

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      Should I Get the Pneumonia Vaccine?

      Pneumonia is common among seniors — especially in the cooler winter months when everyone spends a bit more time indoors. But...


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      Tags: Pneumonia

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      15 Fun Holiday Activities for Seniors

      For most of us, the holidays are a magical time full of family, friends and memories. However, as we age the holidays can be...


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      Tags: Senior Activities, Holidays

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      Who's More at Risk: Pneumonia Survival Rates

      Pneumonia can be a life-threatening infection for some, but for others, it may pass quickly and just cause mild symptoms. So,...


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      Tags: Pneumonia

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      INFOGRAPHIC: Diet to Avoid Aspiration Pneumonia

      Pneumonia is tough to deal with for anybody therefore pneumonia in the elderly can be extremely difficult. The good thing is that...


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      Tags: Pneumonia

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      8 Foods to Boost Your Immune System

      It’s that time of year again when we all start spending a bit more time indoors due to the chilly weather. Unfortunately, the...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      What to Expect When Dad Comes Home after a Stroke

      When a parent suffers from a stroke, it can be a shock for the whole family. Once they receive the care they need in the...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Stroke

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      6 Tips to Adapting Your Home after a Stroke

      About a third of stroke survivors are permanently disabled after their stroke. And even if a stroke doesn’t result in long-term...


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      Tags: Stroke

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      How You Can Celebrate Grandparents Day

      "Grandparents are our continuing tie to the near-past, to the events and beliefs and experiences that so strongly affect our...


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      Tags: Senior Living