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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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A loved one showing support for when dementia causes aggression in an older adult.

What to do When Dementia Causes Aggression

By Dementia Care

Dementia is a real, serious, and widespread problem. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 55 million people worldwide have dementia, with nearly 10 million new cases arising yearly. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, comprising 60-70% of cases. Dementia is the seventh leading cause of death among older people…

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Differences between Medicare plans: clipboard with parts A, B, C, D

Differences Between Medicare Plans: Parts A, B, C, D

By Medicare and Medicaid

Good health is one of life’s “priceless treasures” because a person’s health affects his/her physical, mental, and emotional well-being. An important factor in good healthcare is health insurance. Health insurance facilitates good access to healthcare, directly correlated with better health outcomes and lower death rates. Medicare is a major way that many Americans receive healthcare…

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Clock on bedside table representing your circadian rhythm

Understanding Your Circadian Rhythm 

By General Health

A highly popular jazz song composed by George and Ira Gershwin and published in 1930 proclaimed, “I got rhythm. Who could ask for anything more.” The lyrics speak of music and happiness. But let’s consider another side of rhythm which can also lead to happiness and is an important factor in human health—circadian rhythm.  What…

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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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Senior strategies for healthy aging exercising at home

Best Strategies for Healthy Aging

By General Health

Aging is inevitable- it’s something that everyone faces. While it can be challenging for some, it is possible to make it a fulfilling and enriching experience. Strategies for healthy aging involve making choices that support your overall physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Most people prefer to age in place in their own homes, where they…

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