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September 4, 2019

The Importance of a Good Night's Sleep for Seniors

 

As people age, the odds of having a sleeping disorder rise dramatically. Many older adults either can’t fall asleep at night, wake up too often, or can’t breathe properly while trying to sleep. In fact, 40% of seniors struggle with serious...

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June 5, 2019

9 Summer Heat Safety Tips for Seniors

 

There’s no reason you can’t get outdoors and enjoy the summer sun as a senior, but it’s also important that you take some precautions against the heat. Your body struggles to regulate internal temperatures as you age, making seniors one of the...

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February 25, 2019

Senior Health Tips for Winter Hydration

There is a lot going on during the winter months, from the holidays to enjoying some winter activities. Whether your days are packed or if you're taking advantage of the cold weather to catch up on some rest and relaxation time, it can be easy to...

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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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March 13, 2018

7 Weight Loss Tips for Seniors

 

It’s never too late to lose weight. Shedding fat has wide-reaching health benefits, which can lower spending on healthcare and increase overall quality of life. But with aging comes a number of things that make getting fit harder, such as...

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February 12, 2018

The Benefits of Injury Rehabilitation for Seniors

 

Injuries are scary for everyone, but for seniors especially, recovery can seem impossible. After a life-altering event such as a bad fall, stroke, or serious illness, it’s not uncommon for the elderly to assume that they’ll never regain the...

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December 21, 2017

What Seniors Should Know About the Winter Blues

 

When fall and winter roll around, it’s not uncommon for people to get a little blue. You or someone you know may feel more tired, unmotivated, and sad -- but just because it happens every year doesn’t mean it’s normal. What’s commonly known as...

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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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June 27, 2017

Allergies and The Elderly: What You Need to Know

It’s allergy season. Say hello to congestion, itchy eyes, running nose and headaches. For adults, these symptoms are annoying. For many, they may be severe resulting in the need for prescription medication. For aging adults though, they can be...

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