Category: Senior Care

Recognize the Early Signs of Arthritis and Common Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Arthritis is a prevalent condition that affects millions of people worldwide, causing discomfort and impacting daily life. In the United States, arthritis is a leading cause of work disability, affecting over 53.2 million people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It can happen for a number of reasons to adults at any age ― and the pain can be debilitating.
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Communication Tips: How to Discuss Health and Wellness with Aging Parents

Communication is crucial, particularly when it comes to elderly care. The health and wellness of our aging parents can be a challenging topic to discuss, but it’s essential for their physical and mental health. Here are some invaluable tips for discussing health and wellness with your aging parents.  Communication Tips for Discussing Health with Aging […]

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Emotional Well-Being: Coping Strategies for Family Acting as Caregivers

Caring for someone we love can be one of the most rewarding things we can do as family members. However, it can also be challenging and sometimes stressful. It’s what we often refer to as “caregiver stress.” So how do we keep our emotional health intact while caring for our loved ones? This post will […]

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Tips for Caring for Aging Parents or Loved Ones

Caring for aging parents or loved ones is a special responsibility many family members embrace. As our family members age, we want to ensure they have the best care possible at home or in senior living communities. This guide will provide tips on caring for an aging parent or loved one and help you understand […]

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Navigating the Healthcare System as a Senior Citizen

As we age, the need for health care becomes more common. Unfortunately, navigating the healthcare system can be overwhelming, especially for older adults. Don’t worry, there are ways to make the process easier. Here are some tips and tricks to make it easier to navigate the healthcare system as a senior citizen. Know Your Insurance […]

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The Importance of Fall Prevention for Seniors

Falls are a common and serious issue for senior citizens ages 65 and older. According to the CDC, around 36 million falls are reported each year. One in five of these falls results in an injury. These injuries can be serious and lead to decreased mobility and quality of life. Let’s take a closer look […]

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Strategies for Managing Chronic Conditions in Older Adults

Chronic conditions are common in older adults. These include conditions like heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, and high blood pressure. While it can be overwhelming to manage these conditions, there are several things you can do to improve your function and management of these diseases. Let’s take a look at strategies for managing chronic conditions in […]

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The Role of Caregivers in Supporting the Health and Well-Being of Older Adults

Caregivers play a vital role in supporting the health and well-being of older adults. The need for caregiving support is becoming increasingly important as the aging population continues to grow. They provide senior citizens with the long-term help they need with a personal touch. Here are ways the role of caregivers supports the health and […]

EKG

If you need diagnostic testing for chest pain, shortness of breath, or other heart-related symptoms, you may be a candidate for an electrocardiogram (EKG). This simple test can tell your doctor many things about the activity of the heart. Let’s take a closer look at some of the most frequently asked questions about EKGs.  What […]

Vaccinations

When your doctor suggests getting immunized, there are often many questions. This is totally normal, and it is okay to ask questions! Let’s take a look at some of the most frequently asked questions about vaccinations.  What are vaccinations?  Vaccinations are injections or mists that you breathe in to create an immune response. They help […]

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