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Seniors and Health Issues

  • What Can You Do to Support a Senior with Heart Disease? A diagnosis of heart disease might be a jarring one for your senior, especially if she’s never had cardiovascular issues before. There’s a lot that you and your senior can do to make this easier for her to manage. These tips can help you to get started on a plan that covers ... Continue Reading
  • What Are Your Senior’s Personal Care Needs After a Stroke? Strike Out Strokes Month every May is about making sure that as many people as possible know about the risks of strokes, understand the symptoms of a stroke, and know how to prevent one. But if your senior has already had a stroke, it’s important that she has all of the ... Continue Reading
  • Important Facts to Know on National Parkinson's Awareness Month April is National Parkinson's Awareness Month and a good time to take a closer look at this disease and how it could affect your parent. Around 60,000 U.S. adults are diagnosed with Parkinson's every year. A handful of cases are diagnosed before the age of 50, but 96% do not ... Continue Reading
  • Four Questions to Ask During American Diabetes Month Prediabetes is a condition when your blood sugar level is high but not high enough to qualify as diabetes. It needs to be taken seriously as it can progress to diabetes. If your dad has prediabetes, it's time to address dietary and lifestyle changes. If he has diabetes, it's ... Continue Reading
  • Top Tips for Maintaining Good Blood Pressure Levels High blood pressure is one of the leading health issues for senior citizens. Are you a family caregiver for an elderly person? If so, it is very important to learn how they can lower their blood pressure and maintain that lower level. Proper Fitness Research shows that ... Continue Reading
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