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5 Easy Steps to Boost Your Social Connections

Many seniors want to boost social connections. This desire is healthy and supports optimal health. There are 5 specific steps we can take to build connection, foster a sense of belonging, and boost social interactions. Let’s look at the practical steps you can take. These steps are easy, fast, and…

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Male Health Problems: 6 Concerns To Look Out For As You Age

There are a range of health problems that affect men more than women, either for biological reasons or social. As you get older, you might notice that these issues become more prevalent, which means that you need to be aware of them. Keep reading and we’ll outline some common male…

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Hypothyroidism and Older Adults

Research suggests that 1 in 4 older adults in nursing homes have undiagnosed hypothyroidism. However, it often goes unidentified and untreated because we attribute the symptoms to other health conditions like cardiovascular disease. Yet, treating hypothyroidism in older adults can have powerful benefits on your overall health and well-being. Suppose…

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Ways to Combat the Growing Issue of Seniors and Loneliness

One of the reasons people look forward to retirement is the increased time to do things they enjoy, like hobbies, traveling, and spending time with loved ones. However, what isn’t considered is the increased loneliness that comes with age. Unfortunately, as they age, seniors lose significant others, relatives, and friends…

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Issues Family Members of Seniors Commonly Experience

Most older Americans need no help at all from others. In fact, a lot of them are too busy helping others or contributing to their families, workplaces, and communities in other ways. That said, some older people will eventually need a bit of assistance from others. Here’s a quick look…

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7 Critical Health Habits for Seniors

Getting older comes with a lot of different health challenges. Some seniors experience arthritis and other degenerative illnesses. Others experience heart disease or diabetes. And yet others seem to have found the secrets for maintaining health and moving about in their older bodies with apparent ease. There are important lessons…

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How To Handle the Stress of Being a Long-Term Caregiver

The rewards of helping someone every day are endless—so much so that you might forget about your own health and well-being. Explore how to handle the stress of being a long-term caregiver for advice on caring for yourself. Recognize the Signs of Stress Caregivers can sometimes become so consumed with…

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How Seniors Can Deal with Anxiety

Whether you are giving care to an elderly person or you yourself are in your golden years, it is never easy for seniors to have anxiety. And closures because of the pandemic are not helping. The good news is that there are several things you can do for yourself or…

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Are Old Tunes Best for an Old Soul?

Music therapy isn’t always the first form of therapy you think of when it comes to senior care, but playing and listening to music has been proven to keep the mind young. When you hear some of the best road trip songs from the 1950s or a song your mother…

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What the Nursing Shortage of 2021 Means for Seniors

The nursing shortage can feel scary. There are fewer than ten nurses for every 1,000 people. If something happens to a good chunk of the population, there wouldn’t be enough nurses to go around, and that’s scary. The good thing is understanding the issue makes it easier to address. High…

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