Results for "Senior Health"

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5 Simple Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp as You Age
There are all kinds of gimmicks that claim to keep your brain strong and prevent dementia, from over-the-counter supplements to brain training programs....
Feb 09
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Different Strokes for Different Folks, But All Are Dangerous
There’s a saying, “Different strokes, for different folks.” But the same adage is true when it comes to the medical condition as well. Not only do strokes...
Jan 01
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5 Essential Bathing Tips for Dementia Caregivers
If you have teenagers, you know how important bathing can be. And when a shower is skipped, you’ve got no hesitation marching your kids in the direction...
Dec 07
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5 Ways to Celebrate Safely with Higher-Risk Loved Ones this Holiday Season
The COVID-19 pandemic is raging across the United States. And as much as we’d all like to carry on with the holiday traditions we love, it’s safer to make...
Dec 04
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Picking the Right Senior Care Setting
Whether you are researching for yourself or a loved one, picking the right senior care setting can come with a lot of questions. Rest assured, there is...
Nov 28
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Don’t Drive Yourself to the Hospital During a Heart Attack
“Tough” is a dad who stubs his toe on the door jamb and doesn’t say a word. “Self-reliant” is a mother that carries all the grocery bags (in one trip)...
Nov 18
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Is Lewy Body Dementia Different from Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s?
Lewy Body Dementia (LBD) affects more than 1 million individuals in the United States, making it one of the most common types of dementia. In fact, the...
Nov 16
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Are You Getting Too Many Cancer Screenings? Advice for Older Adults
For middle-aged and older adults, each year can feel as if it comes with a new set of medical tests, appointments and precautions. As we age, our likelihood...
Nov 14
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7 Ways to Care for Senior Loved Ones with Mental Illness
Life is full of little tasks. From restocking the coffee maker in the morning to when you brush your teeth at night, your day is full. For most of us,...
Nov 09
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Look Out for These Warning Signs of Prostate Cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men in the United States. Nearly, 200,000 men are diagnosed every year. Thanks to research and innovation,...
Nov 06