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6 Ways for Seniors to Stay Active

6 Ways to Help Seniors Stay Physically Active as They Age As we age, remaining physically active can become more difficult and exercise seems as though it takes a greater toll on our bodies. In fact, those are precisely the reasons as to why it’s so important for seniors to continue exercising. There are tons of benefits in staying physically…

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Top 5 Health Concerns for Seniors

5 Common Health Concerns for Seniors With today’s advancements in technology and healthcare, people can expect to live longer than ever before. The older population is becoming greater than the younger populations. In the U.S. alone, individuals who are 85 years and older make up one of the fastest growing segments of the population. In 2012, there was an estimated…

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9 Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

What Are the Signs of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)? Overview According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects more than 5 million people in the United States. Although it’s known to affect adults 65 years and older, up to 5 percent of those diagnosed have early onset AD. This generally means that the person diagnosed is in their 40s or 50s.…

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Dementia Care Over The Holidays

Holidays The holidays are often filled with opportunities for togetherness, sharing, laughter and memories. But they can also bring stress, disappointment and sadness. A person living with Alzheimer’s may feel a special sense of loss during the holidays because of the changes he or she has experienced. At the same time, caregivers may feel overwhelmed maintaining traditions while providing care.…

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Emergency Lifeline Support

How to Choose a Medical Alert System These wearable devices can help you summon assistance in an emergency. Here’s a look at the many options available. PHOTO: MEDICAL GUARDIAN Concerned about falling or needing help with a health problem when you’re alone? Medical alert systems—where the press of a wearable call button puts you in touch with a dispatcher who can…

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Life Change

Once youʼve started to identify any personal barriers to good self-care, you can begin to change your behavior, moving forward one small step at a time. Following are some effective tools for self-care that can start you on your way.

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Five Steps to Age in Place Successfully

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