Seniors Staying Social for Better Health

Seniors Staying Social for Better Health

As people grow older, it becomes increasingly difficult for them to maintain healthy social lives. Children grow up and leave home. Friends and family members move to different parts of the world. Spouses and peers pass away. Basically, the typical senior’s social network has a way of breaking down naturally, which is why it’s so … Continue reading Seniors Staying Social for Better Health

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Keeping Seniors Comfortable in a Noisy World

Keeping Seniors Comfortable in a Noisy World

When the world is loud, it’s very difficult to focus and pay attention. Unfortunately, the world seems to be getting louder and noisier by the day. This creates particular difficulty for seniors, many of whom have experienced hearing loss. Sounds blend together when they are in the midst of groups of people or are simply … Continue reading Keeping Seniors Comfortable in a Noisy World

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Depression and Aging: Is It Normal?

Depression and Aging: Is It Normal?

When many people think about aging and the aging process, they assume that depression is a normal, routine part of growing old. While it’s true that many seniors become depressed in their later years, the two things are actually not related. In fact, depression in old age is not normal. Seniors can avoid depression and … Continue reading Depression and Aging: Is It Normal?

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Hitting the Century Mark: More Seniors Are Reaching 100

Hitting the Century Mark: More Seniors Are Reaching 100

People are living longer lives these days. In fact, more and more seniors are living to — and past — the so-called “century mark” of 100 years. Three-digit birthdays are being celebrated with much more frequency lately, and families are enjoying the company of their oldest and wisest members for longer than ever. This is … Continue reading Hitting the Century Mark: More Seniors Are Reaching 100

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How to Help Seniors Manage Medication

How to Help Seniors Manage Medication

As people get older, they become increasingly dependent upon various medications. Medications help seniors live longer, healthier lives, but they are only effective when they are taken in accordance with physician instructions. Whether the meds are for heart conditions, diseases, high blood pressure or anything else, they must be taken in the right dosages at … Continue reading How to Help Seniors Manage Medication

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