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A caregiver helps an elderly woman with the dietary needs of seniors.

What Are the Dietary Needs of Seniors? 

By Senior Care

Good health is key to enjoying a long and happy life. As English critic and essayist Leigh Hunt stated, “The groundwork for all happiness is good health.” As people age, their nutritional needs change, but unfortunately, many older adults don’t eat as well as they should. So, family members and caregivers need to pay attention…

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Seniors consume alcohol socially.

Should Seniors Consume Alcohol? 

By Senior Care

Alcohol consumption is commonplace in America. According to a July 2023 Gallup survey, 62% of adults indicate that they consume alcohol. However, the effects of drinking alcohol change as individuals age, so problems can occur when seniors consume alcohol. What Percent of Seniors Consume Alcohol? Research indicates that alcohol use among older adults has trended…

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Senior woman with family and caregiver having blood pressure checked for age-related diseases

11 Age-Related Diseases to be Mindful of 

By Senior Care

The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated pointedly, “A society is measured by how it cares for its elderly citizens.” On a more personal level, it is important for family members and caregivers of the elderly and those who are experiencing age-related diseases to know how to provide proper care.  Why It Is Important to Take Proper…

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Seniors hoarding food

What You Need to Know about Seniors Hoarding Food

By Senior Care

Food hoarding is a common behavior among seniors, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease and other related conditions. This can manifest in several different ways including: Sneaking food Hiding food Secret eating Stealing food Purchasing extreme quantities of food This can result in dangerous issues including food poisoning from expired foods to attracting rodents. Therefore, it’s…

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How to Protect Seniors from Financial Exploitation

By Senior Care

While health concerns increase with age, so does the risk of other threats to senior safety. According to financial experts, approximately 70% of the nation’s wealth is controlled by the 50+ population. Therefore, fraudsters are implementing new techniques to take advantage of these individuals. This financial exploitation is known as elder financial abuse. Unfortunately, this is…

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