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      When Is the Right Time for Mom and Dad to Downsize Their Home?

      Downsizing is a personal decision for any senior. Most find that during retirement, it is easier and more enjoyable to live in a...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Senior Living

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      Tips for Seniors to Connect During Social Distancing

      As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many seniors and their families find themselves quarantined at home. This can become a lonely...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      How to Make Mother's Day Special for Mom When You Can't Be There

      Staying close to a loved one when you can't be physically present can feel incredibly difficult. In the midst of the current...


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      Tags: Senior Activities

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      INFOGRAPHIC: The Dangers of Pneumonia in the Elderly

      Pneumonia in seniors happens quickly and has a poor prognosis. Seniors are susceptible to their pneumonia being severe.  If a...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Pneumonia

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      How to Choose the Right Phone for a Senior

      Cell phones are vital tools — especially for seniors who live alone. Having a phone allows seniors to call for help in an...


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      Tags: Technology

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      10 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

      As the holidays approach, a large focus of parties and family gatherings is the food. Treasured recipes are often passed from one...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Senior Living, Heart health

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      INFOGRAPHIC: Understanding the 4 Stages of COPD

      Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a group of progressive lung diseases that obstruct airflow. 65 million people...


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      Tags: COPD, Senior Health

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      Caring for Seniors with Mesothelioma

      Every September 26th, Mesothelioma Awareness Day (MAD) is celebrated to remember those afflicted by this rare but preventable...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Timeline for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

      If you or a loved one are considering hip or knee replacement surgery, then you are probably wondering about the timeline for...


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      Tags: Knee replacement, Hip Replacement

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      Heat-Related Injuries in Seniors: Causes, Signs, and Prevention

      As enjoyable as the summer can be, it's important to remain vigilant about signs of heat-related injuries in hot weather....


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      How Meal Preparation Services Keep Seniors Safe at Home

      For seniors, mealtime should be a positive, enjoyable, and safe experience. Unfortunately, seemingly simple tasks like grocery...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Home Care

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      INFOGRAPHIC: Preparing for Knee Replacement

      While knee replacement surgeries are widely successful, it's still important for patients to prepare for their surgery to achieve...


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      Tags: Knee replacement