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  • Strengthening the Immune System Through Food As your senior gets older, you will want them to help take precautions against getting sick. One of the best ways to ensure a senior gets less sick throughout the year is by boosting their immune system, and a good way to do this is through food. Having a well-rounded and ... Continue Reading
  • Glaucoma Awareness Month: Why Are Eye Exams Essential for Older Adults? Did you know that glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness in older adults? Early diagnosis is key to saving your vision, but in 10% of cases, treatment isn't enough to prevent vision loss. An estimated 3 million people have glaucoma in the U.S., but only 50% realize it. ... Continue Reading
  • 6 Extra Germy Spots in Your Senior’s Home and What You Can Do Everyone spends a lot of time around germs, but the key is to make sure that the harmful germs aren’t able to make you sick. In the case of your aging family member, it’s important to ensure that the extra germ-ridden areas of her home are addressed regularly. That’s ... Continue Reading
  • 5 Ideas if Your Senior Is Trying to Increase Muscle Strength How are your senior’s muscles doing? Aging adults naturally lose some muscle strength as they grow older. There are some variables that can cause your elderly family member to lose a lot more muscle tone than she expects, however. She may find that she wants to turn things ... Continue Reading
  • Boosting Your Elderly Loved One’s Longevity When you are caring for an elderly loved one, you may be concerned with finding ways to boost their longevity. Or, in other words, how you can promote healthy habits to help them live longer. One of the first things to consider is if they are aging in place and what kind of ... Continue Reading
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