Results for "Senior Health"

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Alcohol Use Disorder in Older Adults: Spot the Warning Signs
“Dad has always enjoyed a drink after work. Now that he’s retired, he’s got a lot more time on his hands.” Unfortunately, it’s not uncommon for advancing...
Dec 23
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Brain Games: Can They Really Keep Your Mind Sharp as You Age?
Do you seem to be a bit more forgetful these days? Is it that you just have a lot on your mind, or could this just be a part of getting older? It’s no...
Dec 22
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Adults with Dementia: 3 Tips for a Better Hospital Visit
If you’re looking after a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, you know that home is a comfortable place where loved ones often feel most...
Dec 20
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Look for These Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease During the Holidays
As we all spend more time together during the holiday season, you may notice your parent or loved one acting differently. The idea that your parent could...
Dec 19
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7 Tips to Make Holiday Celebrations Special for a Loved One with Memory Loss
The holidays are a time of togetherness, cheer, generosity, kindness and just a little dash of chaos. Amid the merry celebrations, stress can often creep...
Dec 15 3
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These Expert Strategies Make It Easy to Travel with Your Medication
If you routinely take medication, it can feel daunting to travel, especially by plane. But don’t let the hassles of managing your medication while you...
Dec 14 2
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Tips to Stay Safe on the Road as You Get Older
As you get older, the skills you need to maneuver a car safely can start to deteriorate and make it more dangerous for you to drive. But you probably rely...
Dec 12
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The Best Ways to Communicate with Someone Who Doesn’t Hear Well
Just about all of us struggle to hear in some situations. The loud chatter in restaurants, the roar of traffic on a nearby highway or the hum of your dishwasher...
Nov 22
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Stomach Cancer’s Most Obvious Warning Signs
Stomach cancer used to be common in the U.S. In fact, it was America’s leading cause of cancer death for much of the early 20th century. Now, though? It’s...
Nov 21
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What the ‘Shopping Cart Sign’ Can Tell You About Your Back Pain
As you get older, you’re more likely to develop back problems. And sometimes, it can be tricky to uncover what’s causing your symptoms. The “shopping cart...
Nov 14