How Allergies Can Affect Seniors

Chances are, if you battled allergies as an adolescent and adult, you’ll also have them as a senior. However, there are also instances where seniors develop new allergies which may be attributed to changes in their health and hormones. Scientists are not entirely sure what causes allergies to come and go, but they do know … Continue reading How Allergies Can Affect Seniors

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6 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer for Seniors

Spring is on the way, and that means getting out and about to enjoy the warmer weather. It’s a time to start gardening, golfing, and playing with grandkids at the park. However, in order to make the most of this time, seniors need to be feeling strong and able to navigate their surroundings. Hiring a … Continue reading 6 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer for Seniors

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Improving Long-Distance Caregiving

It is not always possible to live close to an aging parent, especially if they want to age in place. If you have moved away, and they are adamant about staying in their own home rather than moving to a nearby assisted living community, nursing home, or in with you, it can require some strategic … Continue reading Improving Long-Distance Caregiving

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Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

When the weather turns colder and daylight is shorter, many seniors tend to spend more time indoors. However, this can also mean becoming more sedentary and isolated. Even in winter, it is important to maintain regular physical activity and stimulate the mind too. This not only boosts health, it can help you to feel better … Continue reading Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

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Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease has gained more attention over the years thanks to people speaking out about their diagnoses and raising awareness. A number of well-known individuals have struggled with this disease including Michael J. Fox, Muhammad Ali, Janet Reno, Alan Alda, Neil Diamond, and Linda Ronstadt. Because Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disease, it affects each … Continue reading Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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Practical Changes to Help Seniors Enhance Heart Health

February is American Heart Month and a wonderful time to implement healthy changes to your lifestyle and diet to promote heart health. This is essential for seniors who want to boost their well-being so they can stay healthier and more active for years to come. Changes don’t have to be drastic or made all at … Continue reading Practical Changes to Help Seniors Enhance Heart Health

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Commonly Missed Tax Deductions for Seniors

The start of a new year also means the start of tax season. From January through April, Americans are busy compiling tax documents and filing their returns. While this is something that many seniors have done for decades, things can change once individuals turn 65 or older. You may be eligible for tax deductions you … Continue reading Commonly Missed Tax Deductions for Seniors

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How to Help Your Senior Plan for the New Year

One of the best things you can do with a senior loved one at the close of the year is to work with them to plan the year ahead. Setting goals and making plans will help them stay productive and motivated. It will also encourage them to socialize and empower them to stay fit. Following … Continue reading How to Help Your Senior Plan for the New Year

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Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

The holiday season is a busy time of year for everyone. With parties, family get-togethers, and new and old traditions, there’s plenty of opportunity to connect with others and share your gratitude in thoughtful ways. For seniors, the holiday time can be particularly special—and particularly challenging. On the one hand, participating in holiday traditions with … Continue reading Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

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Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft

Identity theft is something that people of all ages should be wary of, but seniors can be especially vulnerable. Thieves often target older adults because they have higher amounts of retirement savings, are not as savvy when it comes to technology, and tend to be more trusting of others. This can make it easier to … Continue reading Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft

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