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      7 Devices to Monitor Heart Health

      The heart beats approximately 115,000 times per day, totaling 42 million times in a year! To keep your heart going strong, it's...


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      Tags: Technology, Heart health

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      Diet for Seniors with CHF
      By Ruby Cemental On January 24, 2022

      Diet for Seniors with CHF

      Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a serious heart condition in which the heart can’t pump effectively. It is characterized by ...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Best Activities for CHF
      By Ben Cornu On January 17, 2022

      Best Activities for CHF

      Seniors living with CHF, congestive heart failure, may experience fatigue, shortness of breath, swelling, irregular heartbeat, or...


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      What You Need to Know about Fluid Retention in CHF

      Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic heart condition in which the heart pumps ineffectively and fluid builds up throughout...


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      The Importance of Home Care for Seniors with CHF

      Approximately 5.7 million people in the United States have congestive heart failure (CHF). This condition is the result of fluid...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Home Care

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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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      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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      Common Respiratory Tract Infections

      Respiratory tract infections (RTIs) are infections in the lungs, throat, airways, or other parts of the body that are involved in...


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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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      Pneumonia in Seniors 101: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

      Pneumonia is the 5th leading cause of death in seniors. So, it’s important for caregivers and family members of aging adults to...


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      How Caregivers Help with Pneumonia after Hospital Discharge

      A pneumonia diagnosis can feel overwhelming for a senior and their families. This lung infection can be life threatening and...


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      Tips for Seniors to Tackle Thanksgiving Grocery Shopping

      Thanksgiving is an exciting and busy time of the year. Families and friends meet together to enjoy a bountiful meal, which...


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      Tags: Holidays