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Debilitating Effects of Anxiety in Older Adults

By Senior Care

Anxiety is a common human condition affecting all age groups. However, excessive degrees of it that interfere with daily activities are not a normal part of aging. Therefore, anxiety in older adults should be a cause for concern.  How Many Seniors Suffer From Anxiety? It is estimated that anxiety disorders affect almost 4% of older adults worldwide….

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10 Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

By Senior Care

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that affects the areas of the body controlled by nerves. It’s a condition that causes uncontrollable or unintended movements or constrictions of movements. Symptoms typically start slowly, and therefore it can be hard to tell if you or your loved one has Parkinson’s. Here are ten early signs…

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Medication Safety Tips for Seniors

By Senior Care

Whether or not you’ve been taking medication for years, you need to pay attention to medication safety when taking any kind of medication, including prescribed drugs, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines, supplements, and herbal preparations. Why Medication Safety Is Especially Important as You Age As you grow older, you are more likely to use a variety of medications,…

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6 Benefits of Physical Therapy for Seniors

By Senior Care

Are you involved in the care of a senior and wondering if physical therapy could improve their quality of life? As people age, they face different physical challenges than when they were younger. The good news is that the benefits of physical therapy for seniors can definitely be a big help, and here are six…

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depression in seniors

How to Identify and Treat Depression in Seniors

By Elder Care, Senior Care

According to the CDC, up to 13.5% of older Americans struggle with depression. There are age-related factors besides poor health that increase the odds of developing mental health issues. On the upside, depression in seniors is treatable, so don’t lose hope. Symptoms of Geriatric Depression Perhaps you’ve been feeling downcast for long stretches, or you’ve…

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