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How Seniors Can Stay Safe During Flu Season

Shorter days, a slight chill in the air, changing leaves — and a fever, sore throat, body aches and fatigue. As fall transitions into winter, the dreaded flu season tags along for the ride. While everyone can end up feeling the wrath of influenza, seniors, as a group, are the most susceptible to the virus. […]

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How Caregivers Deal Everyday With Seniors With Alzheimer’s

Caring for someone suffering from Alzheimer’s is a full-time job. Whether the person caring is a loved one or a professional caregiver, the everyday duties of caregiving require someone with a lot of patience and a big heart. As November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, it is important to understand what a caregiver’s daily […]

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What Seniors Should Know About Breast Cancer

The most important thing to understand about breast cancer is that if it is detected early, it can be treated successfully 98% of the time. While this may sound wonderful, it puts the impetus on women to be mindful of the disease. Everyone knows someone who has been touched by breast cancer. Instead of putting […]

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The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

Yoga is not just for the young and fit — seniors can reap the many benefits yoga offer as well. Millions of Americans practice yoga regularly, and it is no wonder why that number continues to increase. It may sound like a cliché, but practicing yoga truly benefits the mind, body and spirit, and every […]

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When Is the Right Time for Assisted Living?

Determining when the right time for you and your senior loved one to start considering assisted living is not an exact science. There is no right time for assisted living, as the decision of the timing varies from family to family — and it has just as much to do with the condition of you, […]

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Understanding Seniors and Depression

For seniors taking the next step in their lives, health and healthcare are at the forefront of their minds. One all too common health problem in seniors that is often unfortunately overlooked, however, is depression. Depression in older adults can be ignored or unnoticed, and it often slips through the cracks. A major reason for […]

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How to Help Your Loved One Adjust to an Assisted Living Community

Any major life change takes patience, planning and a helping hand from those around you — and transitioning your loved one into an assisted living community is no different. Friends and family are the support system that will get your loved one through to the next stage of their life, and they can make it […]

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7 Tips for Medication Management for Seniors

Seniors rely more than any other group on prescribed medication. Unfortunately, while medication is prescribed to solve medical problems, it can often actually become the cause of others. Seniors account for over a third of hospital stays in the United States, according to the Department of Health, and over half of those stays are due […]

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10 Best States to Grow Old In

Not all states are created equal when it comes to growing old, and some places in the U.S. may be better equipped — socially, economically, and even physically — to care for its aging population. A survey conducted by Caring reviewed senior care facilities in all 50 states as well as cost of care surveys and […]

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Converting Your California House Into a Senior-Friendly Home

Whether it is a new home or a home that has been in the family for generations, houses are not generally built with seniors in mind. Converting your home to be safe for seniors is essential if you plan for your loved one to live there for a long time. As we age, mobility and […]

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