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Best Way to Clean Dentures | Tips and Tricks!
Jun26

Best Way to Clean Dentures | Tips and Tricks!

As we age, many of us will come to need a little extra equipment in the dental department. Teeth are notoriously difficult to maintain the older we get, although they’re still important to eating and speech! For lots of seniors, dentures represent a very standard solution that can provide many years of use. Still, like most tools you use every day, dentures require a bit of maintenance to work as well as they can! Here we’ll talk...

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Helping Seniors Avoid Isolation | 5 Ways
May30

Helping Seniors Avoid Isolation | 5 Ways

The older we get, the more self-reliant and independent we become. However, the amount of self-reliance we experience can commonly be described with a bell-curve in terms of each person’s lifespan. One of the most pressing issues affecting seniors is social isolation. For individuals who can’t get out of the house as easily as they used to, there’s the risk that their social life will suffer. Even for seniors in nursing homes or...

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The Real Reason Why Hangovers Get Worse with Age
May04

The Real Reason Why Hangovers Get Worse with Age

Pounding head, upset stomach, unquenchable thirst…we’ve all been there. Gone are the days of being young and tossing back drinks like they’re water, only to feel perfectly fine the next day. Now, two glasses of wine before bed result in feeling like crap the next day. Can you relate? I’m sure many of us can. It seems as if hangovers worsen as we grow older, but why? Well, there are a few reasons why hangovers...

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Bee Sting Allergies in Seniors – What You Should Know
Apr05

Bee Sting Allergies in Seniors – What You Should Know

Did you know that bee sting allergies in seniors pose a greater risk for severe complications than in other age groups? If not, you may want to keep reading. While some allergies become less severe, or maybe even go away with age, certain allergies can increase with age, and bee sting allergies are no exception. Now that Spring is in the air, it’s important to realize that any senior is at risk for a severe reaction to a bee...

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Senior Safety: Negative Effects of Daylight Savings Time
Mar08

Senior Safety: Negative Effects of Daylight Savings Time

Each year we “spring forward” one hour for the start of daylight savings time. The longer evenings and less artificial light may be a reason to rejoice for some, but for the elderly, this isn’t always the case. For seniors especially, there are some negative effects of daylight savings time that could potentially impact their health. That said, it’s important to recognize how this time change could negatively...

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