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11 Age-Related Diseases to be Mindful of 

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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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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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The Silent Dangers of Senior Loneliness

By Senior Care

According to research, humans have a fundamental need for human connection, inclusion in groups, and close friendships. In fact, some research indicates that human connection is a lot like food- essential for survival. We are not wired for isolation even as we age. Such isolation can result in senior loneliness. When our social needs are…

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15 Common Health Concerns for Aging Adults

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According to the CDC, Americans today are living longer than ever before. In fact, many people are living an average of 19.3 years beyond the age of 65. Unfortunately, many of these people are also battling chronic conditions to remain healthy. You can avoid some of these health concerns by staying physically active, losing weight,…

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