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10 Ways to Have Great Posture as You Age

| March 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
10 Ways to Have Great Posture as You Age

It is important that we grow old beautifully and that we keep a healthy body. We know that women are very interested in their looks and they care about their hair, their skin, their makeup. But what about your back? Did you ever consider to include in your life style some back exercises or to […]

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Pros and Cons of Different Long Term Care Options

| March 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Pros and Cons of  Different Long Term Care Options

When we are thinking about providing the proper healthcare options for our elderly, there are multiple options that we can actually choose from including assisted living facilities, home care and skilled nursing care and even independent community living. These senior housing communities come with their pros and cons and therefore careful assessment to choose the […]

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Sundowning and Dementia: Tips for Caregivers

| October 20, 2013 | 1 Comment
Sundowning and Dementia: Tips for Caregivers

Dementia presents with a host of symptoms that make care giving particularly challenging compared to conditions that just impact the physical body. The effects on memory, personality, behavior and ability to care for oneself can create a situation that can feel overwhelming at times. Sundowning can be particularly difficult to deal with. It is a […]

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Give Your Family Members the Best Care and Support

| September 7, 2013 | 0 Comments
Give Your Family Members the Best Care and Support

A person, who is medically unfit or is recovering from any kind of ailment or bad health, needs special attention and care. They need support all the time, most of the times; we try our best to be with ones, who need us at the most, but this is not possible every time. In such […]

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12 Fall Prevention Exercises for Elders

| May 1, 2012 | 0 Comments
12 Fall Prevention Exercises for Elders

The risk of falling threatens elderly on a daily basis. For this reason, it is important that elders incorporate fall prevention exercises into theair life on a daily basis. Exercises that focus on gaining strength and balance can be very helpful.  Listed below are a few fall prevention exercises that can help the elderly combat […]

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Boomer Fitness

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments
Boomer Fitness

As more and more of the baby boomers start to hit 50 and 60 years it is inevitable that certain health problems will start to crop up. This is because many boomers…consumed with raising a family, dealing a job, or two and the inevitable stresses that come with life didn’t take care of themselves as […]

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Yoga for Seniors – Relieving Pain and Grumpiness

| February 25, 2012 | 0 Comments
Yoga for Seniors – Relieving Pain and Grumpiness

  Yoga is a very attractive form of mental and physical fitness for senior citizens for very good reasons. When you look at a list of age-related health issues and conditions you start to notice how yoga can be used to help is as we age.   Common physical issues with growing older: ·         Weight […]

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Government Talks of Raising the Medicare Eligibility Age

| February 19, 2012 | 0 Comments
Government Talks of Raising the Medicare Eligibility Age

  Medicare has helped millions of seniors with their medical needs since its creation under President Johnson. Before Medicare was signed in as an amendment to the Social Security Act, only half of the country’s seniors had health care. The lack of coverage put nearly one-third of America’s elderly in poverty, as they often were […]

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Senior Safety Starts with Good Health

| February 11, 2012 | 0 Comments
Senior Safety Starts with Good Health

The world is getting older. Never before in history has such a large segment of the population been over the age of 65. While an extension in life expectancy is good news, a longer life does not always equate to a long and active life. Too many senior citizens live for years in poor health […]

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Retirement care homes, the perfect retirement abode

| February 6, 2012 | 0 Comments
Retirement care homes, the perfect retirement abode

Retirement care homes, the perfect retirement abode Retirement care homes are a secure, convenient answer to queries of old age. Especially with so many available options why feel lonely and stay back, one should be open to new subjects which would give them a new lease of life. As the best option available these can […]

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