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What to Know About Lung Cancer in the Elderly

By |2022-01-01T04:00:11+00:00January 1st, 2022|Health Care|

What to know about Lung Cancer in the Elderly Lung cancer is the most common form of cancer in America. The majority of people diagnosed with lung cancer are over the age of 70 years old, and they tend to be more sensitive to the side effects associated with treatment.  While it may seem like [...]

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Downsizing in Retirement: What to Consider Before Making a Decision

By |2021-12-19T00:52:42+00:00December 19th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Downsizing in Retirement: What to Consider Before Making a Decision As we head into a new year, it's often a time for reflection, a fresh start, and new decisions. This is especially true in 2022, considering all we experienced in 2020 and 2021. For example, if you're retired, maybe for the first time, you may [...]

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A Family Caregiver Guide for the Elderly with Diabetes

By |2021-12-27T15:49:12+00:00December 5th, 2021|Senior Care|

A Family Caregiver Guide... to care for an aging family member with diabetes. Diabetes can be a debilitating disease for anyone, but it is especially hard on older adults. Diabetes increases the risk of many other health problems common in older adults such as heart disease and stroke that will lead to serious complications. The [...]

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Mental Illness : A Challenge For Seniors and How You Can Help

By |2021-11-14T21:34:22+00:00November 14th, 2021|Health Care|

Mental Illness : A Challenge For Seniors and How You Can Help Mental impairment can be a difficult subject to approach. It's natural for people to worry about their mental health as they age, especially considering that many of the symptoms are similar to those seen in dementia and Alzheimer's disease. However, it is important [...]

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Signs, Causes and Care Tips for COPD in the Elderly

By |2021-12-27T15:48:56+00:00October 31st, 2021|Senior Care|

Signs, Causes and Care Tips for COPD in the Elderly As people age, they are more susceptible to conditions like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). It is becoming increasingly common among elderly folks nowadays. For many reasons, including both health and environmental factors, habits like smoking cigarettes have been shown to both decrease lifespan and [...]

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The Five Pillars of Healthy Aging

By |2021-10-02T20:41:56+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Making Life Better|

The Five Pillars of Healthy Aging There are many misconceptions about what it means to age. Some think that aging is a process in which you become weaker and less independent; some even believe that aging will lead to death. The truth, however, is much more positive than the myths surrounding it. With good health [...]

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How Seniors Can Avoid Falls Inside and Outside the Home

By |2021-10-02T20:12:50+00:00October 2nd, 2021|Safety|

How Seniors Can Avoid Falls Inside and Outside the Home It's a fact that many seniors fall and injure themselves, but this is not something to be taken lightly. Falls can lead to serious injuries such as broken bones and other injuries which can have long-term consequences including more falls later down the line and [...]

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Physical Assistance for Seniors and How to Choose the Right Caregiver

By |2021-08-21T17:26:14+00:00September 1st, 2021|Senior Care, In-Home Senior Care|

Physical Assistance for Seniors and How to Choose the Right Caregiver We all know that as we age, life can get a little more difficult. We might not be able to do things like we used to and it becomes more of a struggle to take care of ourselves. But don't worry! You're not alone [...]

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Common Health Issues Among Seniors You Should be Aware Of

By |2021-08-21T16:26:13+00:00August 21st, 2021|Making Life Better|

Common Health Issues Among Seniors You Should be Aware Of At this point in life, you are probably at the age where your parents or grandparents are starting to show signs of aging. You may be noticing some changes in their personality and behavior that make them seem just a little bit off from who [...]

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Life After Retirement: Tips for Keeping your Mind and Body Fit

By |2021-08-21T17:31:52+00:00August 12th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Life After Retirement: Tips for Keeping your Mind and Body Fit While the idea of retirement is both appealing and terrifying, it's also a reality for many. The good news is that you don't have to stop being active once you retire; in fact, staying healthy -- mentally and physically -- after retirement can be [...]

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