Diabetes is a serious health issue that occurs when your senior’s body has trouble maintaining healthy blood sugar levels. Depending on the severity of her diabetes, your senior may not be at a point where she needs insulin yet. Managing diabetes properly can help her to postpone treatments like insulin dependency for longer than she…

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Disasters can strike at any time. For an aging senior, safety at home can be compromised in many ways, including through natural disasters. Whether it’s due to a hurricane, tornado, excessive rain that leads to flash flooding, high heat, extreme cold, or anything else, it is important to be prepared. Unfortunately, not many people actually…

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Have you recently decided to get home care assistance for your elderly loved one? If so, has your elderly loved one been a little hesitant to accept the help the elder care providers are trying to give them? This happens with many elderly people. The good news is there are ways to help your elderly…

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Shingles is a type of rash that can cause extreme pain in seniors. Anyone who has ever had chickenpox disease can get shingles. People of any age can get Shingles, but it is uncommon for younger people to get it. The most common person to get the Shingles is adults between the ages of 60-70…

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Vitamins and minerals are essential for people of all ages. They make our bodies function at its best. It can be difficult keeping track of all the different vitamins and minerals that a person needs in order to stay healthy. In addition, it can be difficult figuring out how to get these minerals and vitamins.…

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Vision changes can be both subtle and scary for your aging family member. Often people don’t realize at first how much their vision has changed, simply because they’re losing that functionality a little bit every day. Keeping up with home safety for your senior can help her to avoid injuries. Improve Lighting with Adjustable Lamps…

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Jill never thought she would ever turn her back on her husband of 53 years. She never wanted to. Tom and Jill were high school sweethearts who never looked to anyone else but their spouse, the love of their life. They had supported each other through difficult times, through tragedy, and through joys. Yet, in…

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Edema is a medical term for swelling. In a person it occurs when body parts swell due to injury or illness. Edema happens when small blood vessels leak fluid into nearby tissues, causing them to swell up with an excess of fluid. While it can happen anywhere in the body, it most often occurs in…

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All adults should aim for 30 minutes of moderate exercise per day. Ideally, older adults want to exercise at least five days per week, though all seven are even better. When senior citizens struggle with mobility issues, getting up and walking around is impossible. Chair exercises are just as effective. Chair exercises provide aging adults…

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It’s been over a year since COVID-19 hit the U.S. In that time, the virus has mutated. Each step of the way, people are learning more about the disease. One area that still challenges families is how to know the difference between colds, seasonal allergies, and the COVID-19 virus. You can’t go help your mom…

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