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  • Simple Ways to Boost Heart Health It is common knowledge that seniors encounter several age-related health conditions, including heart disease. On the other hand, seniors may minimize their risk by making the correct lifestyle choices. Everything from eating right to exercising will help boost a senior's ... Continue Reading
  • Men's Health Month: Five Medical Tests Your Dad Should Be Asking About How often does your dad see his doctor? Men's Health Month occurs every June. It's a time for men to focus on their health and learn more about what they can do to stay healthy. Doctor's visits are just one of the things your dad should be doing for himself. Men should see ... Continue Reading
  • Five Ways You Can Recognize Malnutrition in Your Aging Adult Before you can solve any problems that your senior has around eating, you need to be able to recognize them first. That’s easier to do when you know some of the signs that she might show that point to malnutrition. She’s Sick More Often Your senior’s body uses food as fuel ... Continue Reading
  • Living With COPD: A Caregiver’s Guide Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a common condition among people over 65, especially smokers and former smokers of tobacco. However, great strides have been made in treating it. If you have a mother or father with COPD, there are many things you and your home ... Continue Reading
  • Is Your Senior Frailer than You Realized? Frailty can sneak up on your senior and on you. This is especially true if you don’t live near your senior and suddenly realize that she’s lost mobility, muscle tone, and more. Talking with your elderly family member’s doctor about what she’s experiencing can help you to put ... Continue Reading