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Drink Up: The Importance of Staying Hydrated for Seniors

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 less water loss to become dehydrated and experience impacts to your health. In addition, the sensation of thirst also decreases with aging, so you feel … Continue reading Drink Up: The Importance of Staying Hydrated for Seniors

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Summer Fun Close to Home

Summer Fun Close to Home

Summer is here and that means more opportunities to go places, do things and enjoy the outdoors. If you have a patio or balcony where you live, be sure to enjoy fresh air daily, weather permitting. If you’re comfortable venturing further from home with a family member or your caregiver, here are some fun things … Continue reading Summer Fun Close to Home

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5 Tips for Traveling with Seniors

5 Tips for Traveling with Seniors

One of the perks of retirement that many seniors enjoy is the ability to travel more. They can spend time with family and friends, visit new or beloved places, and enjoy a change of scenery. But traveling with aging parents can also require special travel considerations. If you’re looking to plan a family get away … Continue reading 5 Tips for Traveling with Seniors

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Stay Safe in a Heat Wave

Stay Safe in a Heat Wave

Heat waves are a serious threat to anyone, but older adults are particularly vulnerable. Fortunately, there are several things you can do to protect yourself and your loved ones during a heat wave. Stay hydrated Drink plenty of water or other liquids as long as your healthcare professional says that it’s okay for you to … Continue reading Stay Safe in a Heat Wave

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Why Swimming is a Great Form of Exercise for Seniors

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 activities and can be done by people of all ages and ability levels. Plus, it does not require any special training or additional equipment. Swimming … Continue reading Why Swimming is a Great Form of Exercise for Seniors

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