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March 26, 2020

How To Maintain Eye Health As You Age

 

We use our eyes every day. That may why most people believe they are knowledgeable about eye care. A recent survey from AARP found that 80% of Americans believe they are knowledgeable about eye health, but when tested, only one in five could...
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February 27, 2020

Understanding Anxiety Disorders in Seniors

There are times in our lives where we feel stressed and anxious, and while this is normal, consistent feelings associated with anxiety are unhealthy and can disrupt the lives of people experiencing them.

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December 23, 2019

How to Keep Seniors Warm: 8 Solutions for Cold Midwest Winters

 

Winter in the midwest is no joke! Sudden storms and freezing temperatures can make life difficult for anyone who lives here—especially for seniors. It’s important for seniors to have a steady internal temperature, as their bodies aren’t able to...

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December 3, 2019

Understanding Senior Loneliness and Depression

 

It’s important to be involved with your loved one’s health as they age so you can best assist them with medications, doctor’s visits, and other care needs. While being aware of the physical needs of your family members is essential, it’s...

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November 8, 2019

Are Pets a Good Idea for Seniors?

 

As you continue to age, many seniors struggle to find motivation during the later years of life. Sometimes days can become very gloomy and lonely. Adding a dog, cat, or other animal companion to your everyday life can make a big difference in...

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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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