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      INFOGRAPHIC: Fall Hazards In The Home

      As seniors age, they may spend more time at home. However, home can be a dangerous place to be if fall and safety hazards aren't...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention

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      Making the Most of Your Senior Years

      Your senior years can be some of the most enjoyable of your life. You’ve worked hard, now is the time to do the things you enjoy....


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      Tags: Senior Activities

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      Top 7 Incontinence Products for the Elderly

      As we get older, incontinence becomes more common. The pelvic floor muscles and bladder naturally become weaker. Medications can...


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      Tags: Senior Products, Incontinence

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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

      Aspiration pneumonia is a type of pneumonia that is caused when food enters the lungs instead of getting swallowed into the...


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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