Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

A major challenge for many seniors as they age is loneliness. Being retired can give them a lot of free time to do as they please, but when family and friends are still working, it can mean more time spent alone. Seniors may also have limited access to transportation making getting out and about harder. … Continue reading Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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Exploring the Joys of Aging

As kids, we often yearn for the day that we’re old enough to drive, to vote, to get a job, to buy a house, to do countless other things. Then, as we get older, we sometimes wish we had the innocence and carefree days of youth. Every age has its pros and cons. There can … Continue reading Exploring the Joys of Aging

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Fun Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing, and temperatures are soaring. As nice as some fresh air can be, spending too much time outdoors can put seniors at increased risk for heat exhaustion, heat stroke, dehydration, and other health concerns. Staying indoors in the air conditioning is ideal, but that can mean getting creative so your senior … Continue reading Fun Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

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Combatting Loneliness: Staying Connected While Apart

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As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many seniors have found themselves self-isolating for several weeks. Older adults, especially those with underlying health conditions, are at greater risk when it comes to the disease, so safe distancing and staying home are key for safety. However, with little contact from others, seniors can quickly find themselves feeling depressed … Continue reading Combatting Loneliness: Staying Connected While Apart

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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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