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Eye Health Tips for Seniors

The eyes are the windows to the soul. Apart from the metaphor, our eyes allow us to see the world around us: our general surroundings and the fine details. Our eyesight helps us choose actions appropriate for the environment. Unfortunately, like...

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Foot Ulcers and How to Prevent Them

People with diabetes can develop foot pain and foot ulcers. For a diabetic, simple nicks, scrapes, and cuts that go unaddressed can lead to a medical emergency. This becomes even more challenging for seniors, as motor skills and balance may lead...

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Pneumonia in the Elderly

Pneumonia is an infection of one or both lungs. Inflammation resulting from the disease causes the lungs' air sacs to fill with fluid or pus. The resulting manifestation is when the patient has difficulty in breathing. Pneumonia kills more than...

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The importance of self-care for caregivers

As a caregiver, you probably hear “Take care of yourself” more often than not. It can seem an impossible task. Caring for an aging loved one is an all-encompassing task on top of your other responsibilities at work and at home. If your loved...

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When to hire senior home care services

There is often a lot of resistance and hesitation when it comes to hiring senior home care services. Many people don’t like admitting that they need help with daily activities, and family members don’t always know how to broach the subject....

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Four fall prevention strategies for seniors

Falls pose one of the greatest dangers to a senior’s independence and self-sufficiency. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, and those who fall once are two to three times more likely to fall again. Among older...

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