Helpful Multiple Sclerosis Information for Family Members

Helpful Multiple Sclerosis Information for Family Members

Many people believe that Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease that will, without a doubt, claim the life of the person who has it. Others think that this disease will definitely cause people to become confined to a wheelchair. Some hold that Multiple Sclerosis robs people of their ability to live a comfortable life. While […]

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Raising Heart Health Awareness this February

Raising Heart Health Awareness this February

February is National Heart Health Month. During this month, the goal is to raise awareness for heart health and heart disease. Many people join the efforts by wearing red on February 2nd and sharing photos of their outfits on social media. Others join to support efforts by donating money to research organizations. Heart health awareness […]

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Senior Health: Signs of Osteoporosis in a Loved One

Senior Health: Signs of Osteoporosis in a Loved One

If you have a loved one who is an older adult, you probably try to keep updated with their health situations. For elderly individuals, there are an overabundance of possible illnesses which could be experienced. The most important thing you can do to help keep your loved one well and make sure they are getting […]

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The Benefits of Exercise: Physical Activities for Seniors

The Benefits of Exercise: Physical Activities for Seniors

Aging happens to everyone and it brings with it many changes. However, getting older does not have to mean having bad health and being unfit. A healthy lifestyle and good choices can help decrease the chance of illness and even decrease pains and aches which older adults can experience. Physical activities for seniors can prove […]

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Addressing some Myths About in Home Care Assistance

Addressing some Myths About in Home Care Assistance

Choosing between in home care assistance and other options like nursing homes and assisted living facilities can be challenging for both seniors and their loved ones. But, addressing some of the myths associated with in home care assistance can help to make the best decision for an aging loved one. Myth #1: In Home Care […]

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Learning More About Pneumonia and the Elderly

Learning More About Pneumonia and the Elderly

Learning more about pneumonia can help us to instill methods to preventing this condition. And, it can help us to establish methods to treatment if it were to ever be diagnosed. Because seniors are at a higher risk for developing and dying from this condition, it’s important that the elderly population and families of senior […]

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Living at Home with Arthritis as an Elderly Individual

Living at Home with Arthritis as an Elderly Individual

Living at Home with Arthritis as an Elderly Individual Arthritis is the number one cause of chronic pain. And, while it can develop at any age, it’s a common issue amongst older individuals. The pain that comes with this common condition is debilitating and challenging, especially for seniors living at home with arthritis. So, it’s […]

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Addressing Hearing Loss in Older Adults

Addressing Hearing Loss in Older Adults

If you or a loved one is experiencing hearing loss as a result of aging, you’re not alone. And, you may have been developing these issues as early as in your 40s. Hearing loss in older adults is a progressive problem, meaning it gets worse with age. But, if you can still hear, it may […]

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When Memory Loss in Seniors Isn’t Dementia

When Memory Loss in Seniors Isn’t Dementia

It’s easy to assume that when an aging loved one forgets about scheduled events or starts showing confusion that it’s Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia. But, it’s often noted that memory loss in seniors is due to other reasons. If it has been determined that an aging loved one’s memory loss isn’t due […]

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Some Signs an Elderly Loved One May Need Home Help Services

Some Signs an Elderly Loved One May Need Home Help Services

Elderly individuals who are surrounded by loved ones and family may be at a higher advantage than those who are not. That’s because they’re lucky enough to have those around who care about them to notice when the time comes when they may need help. It can be challenging to know when home help services […]

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