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August 13, 2018

How Often Do Seniors Need Preventative Care Checkups?

Growing older doesn't mean it’s time to slow down. In fact, many seniors are speeding up and revising what it means to be a retiree. Preventative care works helps keep seniors active and avoid health problems: here’s what you need to know about...

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August 6, 2018

5 Stretches Seniors Should Know

Mobility is a critical factor for seniors to maintain their overall wellness and independence. However, for many older adults, preserving a full range of motion is no picnic. This is because muscles and joints weaken and range of movement...

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July 30, 2018

6 Apps Seniors Should Be Using

The stereotype that all seniors are technophobes, or just less able to understand technology, is simply not true–at least, not for most people. In fact, many companies are designing technology with specifically for the needs and wants of aging...

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July 24, 2018

Confronting Dementia

 

Confronting a loved one about dementia can be a daunting task. While increasing awareness of dementia symptoms has led to earlier diagnoses, many individuals and families fall into a state of denial. As a result, the disease is left to fester...

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July 16, 2018

How Has Technology Transformed Healthcare Access?

Advancements in medical technology have defined the practice of healthcare since a concept of healthcare has existed, from bandages to penicillin to MRIs. Today, we think of technology as digital, and it has permeated practically every aspect of...

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July 2, 2018

5 Essential Oils that Promote Wellness in Seniors

Scents and smells have a powerful effect on our minds. The smell of freshly mown grass might take you back to childhood summers, or cookies in the oven might remind you of the holidays. Our sense of smell is closely linked with the parts of the...

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June 11, 2018

Pros and Cons of 4 Lifestyle Diets for Seniors

When people talk about their diets, they’re often talking about changing their eating habits to lose weight, or to achieve some sort of athletic goal. However, your diet describes everything you eat, whether you’re following a diet plan or not....

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May 23, 2018

6 Ways for Older Adults to Manage Seasonal Allergies

Spring in the Midwest, with its growing greenery and flowers, is like a breath of fresh air after a long winter. Unfortunately for some, however, new growth means that the air is also full of pollen, setting off allergies in residents young and...

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May 9, 2018

Can Our Medical System Meet the Needs of a Growing Senior Population?

 

It’s been several years since Boomers began reaching the age of retirement, and the reality of our society’s lack of preparedness to deal with the influx of retirees over the next decade has become impossible to ignore. This issue has come to...

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August 17, 2017

Tips to Help Combat Allergies as You Age

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, allergies incur Americans up to $18 billion in medical expenses; they take up number six as a leading cause of chronic illnesses. The risk for allergies increases as you grow...

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