What is the Difference Between Medical and Non-Medical In-Home Care?

When it comes to aging in place, there are a variety of resources available to provide support for seniors. However, many people are unsure about differences between services, especially when it comes to medical and non-medical in-home care. Both provide support in the home, but they serve different purposes. Medical Home Care This type of … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Medical and Non-Medical In-Home Care?

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Breast Cancer and Seniors: What You Need to Know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while a lot of attention is given to the importance of early detection and women getting mammograms beginning at age 40, there is less emphasis on older adults. In reality, this population is at increased risk and should continue to be vigilant about breast health. According to the … Continue reading Breast Cancer and Seniors: What You Need to Know

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What is COPD and How Can You Manage Symptoms?

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is an umbrella term that encompasses several progressive lung diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In 2018, nearly 15.7 million Americans were living with COPD, but there are millions more who have gone undiagnosed. It commonly affects individuals aged 65 and older and can negatively impact quality of … Continue reading What is COPD and How Can You Manage Symptoms?

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Senior Safety: I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine – Now What?

COVID-19 vaccinations continue to roll out across the United States as all adults are now eligible. Since seniors were some of the first to receive the vaccine, many are now fully vaccinated. With this added layer of protection against severe disease, older adults may be wondering what that means for socializing and getting back to … Continue reading Senior Safety: I Got the COVID-19 Vaccine – Now What?

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Maintaining Bone Health While Aging

Osteoporosis is a common problem that many seniors face as bones become less dense with aging. This can make bones more susceptible to fracture or breaks and slower to heal afterward. However, there are many ways that aging adults can fight back against osteoporosis by making simple changes in their diet and lifestyle. Eat a … Continue reading Maintaining Bone Health While Aging

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