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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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      How to Prevent Pneumonia at Home

      Pneumonia can be dangerous and even deadly for seniors. In fact, it’s the 5th leading cause of death among seniors, and it is...


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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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      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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      Denture-Friendly Halloween Candy

      People of all ages enjoy Halloween — not just kids! Older adults still enjoy this spooky holiday by dressing up, passing out...


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      Tags: Holidays