Heat Stress in Older Adults

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Older adults (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: Older adults do not adjust as well as young people to sudden changes in temperature. They are more likely to have a chronic medical condition that changes normal body responses to heat. They … Continue reading Heat Stress in Older Adults

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Managing Kidney Health with Aging

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Did you know that more people die each year from kidney disease than from breast or prostate cancer? However, initial symptoms can be rather general and can be confused for other conditions. Kidney disease is often left undiagnosed until kidney function is significantly decreased. This makes it all the more important for seniors to pay … Continue reading Managing Kidney Health with Aging

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Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

When the weather turns colder and daylight is shorter, many seniors tend to spend more time indoors. However, this can also mean becoming more sedentary and isolated. Even in winter, it is important to maintain regular physical activity and stimulate the mind too. This not only boosts health, it can help you to feel better … Continue reading Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

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5 Fall Meal Ideas for Healthy Seniors

5 Fall Meal Ideas for Healthy Seniors

We’ve been focusing on senior health and wellbeing in the blog lately with advice on making easy meals and getting the most out of doctor visits. But the best way to ensure the highest level of healthy living for a senior loved one is to focus on the kitchen. A healthy body is not built … Continue reading 5 Fall Meal Ideas for Healthy Seniors

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5 Delicious Slow-Cooker Meals Seniors Love

5 Delicious Slow-Cooker Meals Seniors Love

For many people, the change in seasons means a chance to change the wardrobe and the way the home is decorated. For others, it means a home that’s transformed from the absence of children who have gone back to school. For everyone, it’s a time for the menu of dinner options to change. Cooler temperatures … Continue reading 5 Delicious Slow-Cooker Meals Seniors Love

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