Simple Changes to Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

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As the weather warms up, allergen levels rise. Everything from tree pollen to weeds to mold can make eyes start itching and noses start running. Plus, there is the coughing, sneezing, and sinus congestion. Allergy season can be miserable without the right strategies in place. Start preparing now to help keep symptoms at bay. Replace … Continue reading Simple Changes to Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

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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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Keeping Winter Joint Pain in Check

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As cold weather sets in, joint pain can intensify. This is especially true for seniors with arthritis or other joint problems. Cold temperatures can make joints feel stiffer and sorer than they do during warm summer days. But winter joint pain doesn’t have to keep you sidelined all season. Here are some tips that may … Continue reading Keeping Winter Joint Pain in Check

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Having a Pet May Boost Heart Health

Pets can quickly become a beloved member of the family. For seniors, they can be a wonderful source of companionship, especially if living alone. Having a dog or cat around can provide a greater sense of purpose and responsibility as well. After all, pets cannot entirely care for themselves. Another benefit of having a pet … Continue reading Having a Pet May Boost Heart Health

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Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Breathing is an essential part of life. When it becomes difficult or you are short of breath, it can make daily activities more challenging and impact your quality of life. Individuals living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD often know this all too well. Finding the right support can play an integral role in … Continue reading Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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