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Best Ways to Combat Aging
Nov17

Best Ways to Combat Aging

Like death, taxes, and our current president stirring up controversy on Twitter, aging is another one of the few constants in life, despite all the kicking and screaming we will do as the years tick by everybody ages. However, there are plenty of ways that you can combat aging so that you look and feel healthy despite growing older. Everyone knows the old adage “you’re as young as you feel.” But that doesn’t make the widening...

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4 Ways to Celebrate National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month
Oct31

4 Ways to Celebrate National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month kicks off tomorrow! There are a variety of ways that you can both raise awareness to the issue as well as enjoy some time helping to slow down the process of Alzheimer’s disease. More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Those numbers expected to triple by 2050. That’s why it’s more important than ever to get informed and really help your loved one cope with...

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Preventing Common Elderly Infections
Oct04

Preventing Common Elderly Infections

While we often think of cancer, heart issues, or respiratory problems as being the ailments that will plague seniors the most, it’s actually some of the more common elderly infections that can quickly turn deadly for the elderly. For example, infectious diseases account for one-third of all deaths in people over the age of 65,  according to the AAFP. More than 90 percent of all deaths from pneumonia occur in people over 65. Even a...

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How Can Seniors Build Muscle? Senior Workout Tips
Aug30

How Can Seniors Build Muscle? Senior Workout Tips

Despite what you may have been told, even seniors can build muscle tone and strength at just about any age! Sure, aging is pretty much a one-way street, but you still get to choose your speed — and that’s an essential thing to remember when working out as a senior. You can still stay healthy and actually alleviate certain common health conditions with strength training, although it does take particular planning and preparation....

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Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy as You Age
Aug15

Ways to Keep Your Heart Healthy as You Age

Did you know that there is an average of one death every 40 seconds in America as a result of cardiovascular disease and that it kills an estimated 2,200 people a day? These statistics and others available through The American Heart Association should be enough to scare you into thinking about ways to keep your heart healthy as you age. As you get older, it’s important to recognize the symptoms of cardiovascular or heart disease and...

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Importance of Oral Care for Elderly
Aug04

Importance of Oral Care for Elderly

A new study released in August 2017 found that there is a link between gum disease and cancer in older women, reminding us all of just how great the importance of oral care for elderly people is. Although we’re told our whole lives to brush our teeth and floss, it’s easy to forget or lose focus on exactly why it’s so important. As we age, health risks increase and it becomes even more important to make sure you’re doing what you can...

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