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      Are Your Senior Loved Ones Ready for Flu Season?

      It's that time of the year when we all begin worrying about the flu. Cold weather brings more time spent indoors and surges of...


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      Maintaining Dignity for Seniors Dying at Home

      As Benjamin Franklin noted, death is one of the only certainties in this life. However, there are many uncertainties, anxieties,...


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      Don’t Ignore Checkups Due to COVID-19

      Even before coronavirus, many seniors skipped follow-up appointments or didn’t schedule regular check-ups with their primary care...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Coronavirus

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      6 Ways to Celebrate Easter Indoors With Family

      Due to rising health concerns, everyone should be preparing to celebrate the Easter holiday at home. This is especially true for...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Holidays

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      What Are the Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors?

      A blooming garden is appealing to the eyes and its scent is pleasing to the nose. But did you know that gardening isn’t just for...


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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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      The Top 5 Reasons for Hospital Readmission

      Despite proper medical attention and care from loving family members, approximately 15% of seniors are readmitted to a hospital...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Hospital

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      Senior’s Guide to Bladder Health

      The human urinary system helps filter the blood and removes waste and extra fluid from the body. Plus, it maintains the body’s...


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      What Causes Poor Foot Circulation?

      Many people attribute cold feet to poor circulation. While this is an unpleasant symptom of impaired blood flow, there are also...


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      Top 5 Treatment Options for Seniors with Mesothelioma

      Seniors diagnosed with mesothelioma have a variety of options when it comes to treatment. The type of care your loved one...


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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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      What Are the Most Important Vaccines for Seniors?

      Seniors inherently have a weakened immune system due to the natural aging process, which can make winters even more dangerous for...


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      Tags: Senior Health