Best Technology Gifts For Seniors

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Shopping for aging parents can be tough because they often have everything they really need. Throughout their lives, they have accumulated a lot of belongings, and many are working on consolidating and cleaning to minimize clutter and prepare for if they want to eventually downsize their living space. Certain technology can be a good option … Continue reading Best Technology Gifts For Seniors

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Understanding The Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Watching a loved one struggle with Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging. There is no way to predict how quickly or slowly the disease will progress or exactly how it will affect someone’s cognitive abilities. There is no way to prevent Alzheimer’s, and there is currently no cure, so one of the best things you can … Continue reading Understanding The Progression Of Alzheimer’s Disease

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What Is COPD And How Can You Manage Symptoms?

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD is an umbrella term that encompasses several progressive lung diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis. In 2018, nearly 15.7 million Americans were living with COPD, but there are millions more who have gone undiagnosed. It commonly affects individuals aged 65 and older and can negatively impact quality of … Continue reading What Is COPD And How Can You Manage Symptoms?

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Infection Prevention Tips For Seniors

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With aging, the immune system naturally weakens, putting seniors at increased risk of illness and infection. In addition, many seniors also have other health conditions that can make them more susceptible. Whether in the hospital, an assisted living facility, out in the community, or at home, there are steps that older adults can take to … Continue reading Infection Prevention Tips For Seniors

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Breast Cancer And Seniors: What You Need To Know

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and while a lot of attention is given to the importance of early detection and women getting mammograms beginning at age 40, there is less emphasis on older adults. In reality, this population is at increased risk and should continue to be vigilant about breast health. According to the … Continue reading Breast Cancer And Seniors: What You Need To Know

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