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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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A Guide to Volunteering for Seniors
Feb05

A Guide to Volunteering for Seniors

Many seniors find that as they age, they have even more to give back to their community. Whether this is because they have more time after retiring or simply thanks to their wealth of life experience, many seniors find that volunteering is a rewarding way to spend their time. Volunteering for seniors is a great way to do good and feel good and you can do it by yourself or as a couple. That said, with so many opportunities out there,...

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Soft Food Diet
Nov20

Soft Food Diet

Many seniors choose to switch to a soft food diet for a variety of reasons. It can be challenging to get the nutrition you need, while still enjoying your favorite foods. Soft food diets can be particularly difficult around the holiday season. Luckily, there are plenty of soft foods to eat during the holidays that will nourish your body and satisfy your holiday cravings. Check out our holiday favorites and find soft foods to eat year...

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Trick-or-Treat: Halloween Activities for Senior Citizens
Oct27

Trick-or-Treat: Halloween Activities for Senior Citizens

As the weather gets colder and the leaves start falling, all of the tell-tale signs point to the beginning of fall! October is coming to an end, and Halloween season is creeping up on us. For those of you who are excited about this holiday, we have a variety of Halloween activities for senior citizens that you can do with your family and friends. Whether you will be celebrating Halloween or not, it is also important to keep a few tips...

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