Health Spotlight: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD affects millions of Americans, but it tends to be more common in older adults. Research has shown that approximately 10% of Americans aged 75 … Continue reading Health Spotlight: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Combatting Depression in Aging

Depression affects people of all ages, but it is not a natural part of aging. It is normal for seniors to feel periods of sadness or grief over changes to … Continue reading Combatting Depression in Aging

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Staying Healthy: Keep Up with Immunizations & Infection Control

Germs are everywhere. Though the immune system often does a good job of protecting itself and fighting off bacteria and viruses, it can weaken as you age, or as the … Continue reading Staying Healthy: Keep Up with Immunizations & Infection Control

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Drink Up: The Importance of Staying Hydrated for Seniors

Staying hydrated is important at every age, but as you get older, your body composition changes and the amount of water in your body decreases. This means that it takes … Continue reading Drink Up: The Importance of Staying Hydrated for Seniors

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Why Swimming is a Great Form of Exercise for Seniors

Swimming is an effective way for seniors to stay physically active and boost their health. Not only is it fun and relaxing, it poses less risk for injury than other … Continue reading Why Swimming is a Great Form of Exercise for Seniors

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