Results for "Senior Health"

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Chair Yoga: Gentle Exercises for Seniors with Limited Mobility
If you’re not as mobile as you used to be, you may think yoga isn’t for you. After all, in traditional yoga, you move between standing, sitting and lying...
November 17
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Managing Asthma as You Age: A Guide for Seniors
A lot of times, people think of asthma as a childhood disease. It’s true that the breathing condition, which may cause wheezing, coughing or a tight feeling...
November 08
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These Unexpected Symptoms Could Be Signs of Parkinson’s Disease
When you think of Parkinson’s disease symptoms, tremors probably come to your mind. Tremors are indeed a classic symptom of the condition, but other worrisome...
November 03
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Dementia and Depression: What Happens When You Have Both Problems
If you or a loved one are dealing with dementia, the struggle with symptoms can be heartbreaking. And you might not recognize that someone with dementia...
October 30
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Here’s What to Expect if You Need Screening for Lung Cancer
If you’re at high risk for lung cancer, you might wonder if you should be screened. And you might have questions about how the process works and what to...
October 10
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Memory Loss: Is It Normal Aging or Something More Serious?
As the years go by, you might notice changes in yourself or a loved one. Maybe things like misplacing keys or a phone, struggling to find the right word...
October 09
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How Physical Therapy May Help Control Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms
If you or a loved one has Parkinson’s disease, you know how it can make it tough to function. The disease can cause tremors, stiffness and balance issues...
October 05
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Pernicious Anemia: When You Can’t Absorb Enough Vitamin B12
Pernicious anemia is a type of anemia you could have if you can’t absorb enough vitamin B12. When that happens, your body doesn’t produce enough red blood...
September 20
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7 Health Benefits You Can Gain When You Start to Play Pickleball
If you’re an older adult, it can seem like you’re spotting pickleball everywhere you turn. There are courts around the corner, your friends are joining...
September 04
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How to Prevent Dehydration in Loved Ones With Dementia
If your loved one with dementia seems confused or tired, you may chalk it up to their condition. But there’s another possible cause — dehydration. It’s...
August 31