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Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

Flu season is in full swing, but if you haven’t already gotten your flu shot, it’s not too late. You can still get one now to help protect you during … Continue reading Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

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Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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 … Continue reading Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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Simple Exercises Seniors Can Do at Home

Simple Exercises Seniors Can Do at Home

In the face of COVID-19, gyms and fitness centers are among some of the last businesses that are allowed to reopen. That means that the usual exercises classes older adults … Continue reading Simple Exercises Seniors Can Do at Home

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Practicing Self-Care for Caregivers

Practicing Self-Care for Caregivers

Caring for aging parents can be a rewarding yet time-consuming and stressful job. You want to ensure that they are receiving the best care possible, they are safe, and their … Continue reading Practicing Self-Care for Caregivers

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Heat Stress in Older Adults

Heat Stress in Older Adults

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 … Continue reading Heat Stress in Older Adults

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