All posts within: Senior Health

Dec
13

senior safetyLiving across the country from family makes it complicated to go visit our older loved ones as frequently as we’d like, but over the holidays, families make a more concerted effort to spend in-person time together – making it the ideal opportunity to review a senior’s safety and wellbeing. There are lots of warning signs that are not spotted in weekly phone conversations, texts, or even through… read more


Posted December 13, 2017
Tags: Holidays, Senior Health, senior safety

 

Oct
18

fit after 50Growing old requires adjusting to a great many changes, and how we take care of our bodies is one of the most meaningful ones. We realize the necessity of remaining physically active, but might not know that the old tried-and-true physical exercise techniques we’ve long utilized should be altered when getting fit after 50 years old, because of an increase in injuries and soreness… read more


Posted October 18, 2017
Tags: exercise, Senior Health

 

Oct
11

peripheral artery diseaseThere is encouraging news for all those with peripheral artery disease (PAD), a debilitating condition that can result from smoking or diabetes and can increase a person’s chance of developing a heart attack or stroke, and sometimes leading to limb amputation. Medicare is now going to pay for the cost of treadmill therapy once recommended and supervised by a health care… read more


Posted October 11, 2017
Tags: Diabetes Care, heart disease, Senior Health

 

Oct
06

online mind gamesThe Internet provides us with immediate responses to any question we are able to imagine, learning opportunities beyond what we might have thought of a generation previously, socialization enhancement, and so much more. One of the more enjoyable web developments for those who are in the senior care industry has been brain training programs – the online mind games and puzzles that contribute to increased… read more


Posted October 06, 2017
Tags: Alzheimer's - Dementia, Senior Health

 

Sep
18

osteoarthritis painIt is a group no one wants to join, yet even so, as many as 10 million Americans are members: sharing a diagnosis of osteoarthritis. Due to the wearing away of cartilage with time, osteoarthritis pain often impacts larger joints, such as the knees, and is often debilitating to a senior’s total wellbeing. With three main recommended treatment solutions – over-the-counter meds to reduce inflammation… read more


Posted September 18, 2017
Tags: Arthritis, Senior Health

 

 

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