How to Help a Loved One Transition to Assisted Living

According to Consumer Affairs, the number of seniors living in assisted living homes exceeds 810,000. An assisted living facility is an excellent option for seniors who require some help while still wanting to hold on to their independence. That being said, the move from your home to an assisted living facility isn’t easy – your…

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5 Ways Seniors Can Manage Chronic Pain

When it comes to chronic pain, older people are prone to it. A U.S. survey showed that 52.8% of older adults reported chronic pain in the previous month. Three-fourths of these seniors claimed they experienced pain in more than one location. Whether joint pain, lower back pain, or peripheral neuropathic pain, chronic pain is costly…

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The Importance of Oral Hygiene and Dental Care for Seniors

Oral hygiene is essential at all ages, but it’s especially important for the elderly. Since oral health has a significant impact on overall physical health and well-being, the importance of dental care for seniors cannot be understated.  However, many seniors stop maintaining their oral health after a certain time. According to the Centers for Disease…

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5 Stroke Prevention Steps You Can Take

A stroke occurs when a clot or other type of obstruction cuts off blood flow to the brain, or there is bleeding in the brain because of a blood vessel bursting. Strokes are incredibly dangerous because they cause brain damage, disability and may even result in death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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What Are Dressing Aids for Seniors?

When people start getting older, they may experience decreasing range of motion or mobility. This could be because they’re recovering from surgery, have an illness like arthritis or Parkinson’s disease, or simply have mobility issues. Limited dexterity makes the everyday task of getting dressed especially hard for seniors. This can be frustrating, demoralizing, and affect…

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