Category: Senior Health

How to Identify and Prevent Overmedication in Seniors

The days of “take two aspirin and call me in the morning” have transformed into something that sounds more like, “take two of these…and two of these…and perhaps one of those, too!” Nearly forty percent of older adults are taking at least five different prescription medications every day – in addition to vitamins, supplements, and […]

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Supplements for Older Adults that Actually Help

Vitamins, minerals, and supplements – oh my! 70% of older adults are taking them; but are they really necessary as we grow older? After all, a healthy, balanced diet offers seniors necessary nutrients. But there are certain areas of deficiency which could make a case for the addition of a supplement. Be sure to seek […]

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How to Advocate for Aging Parents Effectively

Trusting someone you love to be cared for by someone else is never easy, especially for a senior family member. Whether at home or in a facility, you’ll have questions that need to be answered. You’ll also want to be prepared to advocate for your loved one to proactively manage any potential problems and also […]

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Six Steps to Boost Senior Health and Wellness

Many people have left their New Year’s resolutions by the wayside by the end of January, but who says resolutions should only be made at the start of the year? There is no time like the present to start a brand new goal or habit, particularly to improve senior health and wellness.

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