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11 Top Vitamin B12 Benefits for Seniors

Our bodies don’t make Vitamin B12. But the Vitamin B12 benefits are large. We need to absorb it from supplements or from eating animal products (meat, dairy, fish). As we age, it becomes harder and harder to absorb Vitamin B12. Read this article to see what you can do to protect yourself from B12 deficiency and enjoy the benefits of this wonderful vitamin.

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5 Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet for Seniors – With Case Studies to Prove It

It’s always important to eat healthy.  As we approach our golden years, it is especially important. Most of our favorites – the fatty, sweet, fried, and calorie-dense food – are the ones seniors should eliminate. They are the root causes of many diseases. Eating healthy is the key to keeping our bodies at its prime even …

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7 Reasons Why Assisted Living Helps Your Quality of Life

As more and more people approach retirement, it’s imperative that they educate themselves regarding their options when it comes to senior care and handling their changing health needs. When you start to notice that your elderly loved one needs more daily care, you might find assisted living helps both them and you. Assisted living homes …

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Hospice Myths can often be an obstacle to care

3 Dangerous Hospice Myths & 14 Ways to Evaluate Hospice Care

Hospice care has been given quite a bad rap because it is usually only associated with the end-of-life care. Although there is some truth to the statement, it doesn’t necessarily mean that a senior has to be dying in order to qualify for hospice care. As a matter of fact, there are a lot of …

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3 Wonderful Tax Benefits of a Health Savings Account

Caring for your elderly loved one can be really costly. The good news is, your loved one can cut the costs of senior care in the future by investing in 401(k) plans, long-term care insurance, individual retirement accounts, and more. But did you know that you can save money by applying for a health and savings account? It has not one, but three separate tax benefits your loved one can enjoy. Find out more about it here.

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7 Easy Chair Exercises For Seniors

As we age, staying physically fit and healthy is much more important. It contributes a lot to improving quality of life and promoting independence in seniors. These simple yet effective chair exercises definitely help seniors achieve their fitness goals, increase flexibility, tone the muscles, and increase their range of motion.

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How Exercise Helps Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes develops when the body is unable to respond properly to insulin, causing a rise of glucose (sugar) in the bloodstream. Regular physical exercise helps Diabetes and reduces the symptoms. When combined with proper nutrition, along with diabetes medications, Diabetics can really help control and possibly recover from the disease. Encouraging your elderly …

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4 Types of Exercises for Seniors that Everyone Can Use

Whether you’re 10 or you’re 92, regular physical exercise plays an important role in living a long and healthy life. As we age, our bodies may be may be prone to develop different health issues, such as Obesity Diabetes High blood pressure, and h Heart disease Exercise helps combat these issues and prevent them from …

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A Groundbreaking Discovery for Alzheimer’s Treatment [Infographic]

Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form of dementia, is neurological disorder that causes memory loss and cognitive decline. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, AD is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Every 66 seconds, someone in the US develops the disease. Current Alzheimer’s treatment consists of treating the symptoms rather …

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5 Tips for Cleaning Your Parent’s Home (After Moving Into An Assisted Living Facility)

When moving into a new residence, people of retirement age are generally downsizing – sending clothes to charities, getting rid of unused appliances – basically donate, sell, or throw away the things that aren’t of use and no longer needed. However, downsizing can take a toll on your elderly loved one. Read about the 5 tips that can help make this transition easier for everyone.

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Finding the Best Arizona Assisted Living Solution – From People Who Have ‘Been There’

The best Arizona assisted living solution is different for everyone and every family. “I just feel so overwhelmed” That’s what we hear from many families. Families who are taking care of an elderly parent, spouse or relative. As if just being there for a loved one wasn’t enough. Now you may also have to be …

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12 Ways to Support Senior Veterans

The reason Americans proudly declare that America is ‘the land of the free and home of the brave’ is because of a special set of people who bravely fought for the country we all enjoy. Many service members dedicated their lives to fight for the nation’s freedom. Whether a veteran is a family member, an acquaintance, or a total stranger – any form of …

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Review of MusicGlove for Stroke Victims

Stroke is the leading cause of long-term disability in the US. It also kills more than 130,000 Americans each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Over 700,000 people suffer from a stroke per year or about one person every four seconds. Through the advancement of technology, there are numerous treatments that help stroke survivors regain their lost abilities. The only drawback …

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Personal Chef to Go: Fresh Meals Delivered to You

When it comes to malnutrition, seniors are the most vulnerable. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, one out of four American seniors suffer from poor nutrition. 80% of people aged 65 years old and older are stricken with chronic conditions that can be worsened by an unhealthy diet.   An older adult who lives alone …

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3 Best Ways for Seniors to Sharpen Their Minds

Many seniors are understandably anxious about the prospect of dealing with cognitive decline, and especially serious conditions such as incurable dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. However, there are ways to slow the process of some forms of cognitive decline. The strategies listed below fall into three broad areas: diet and exercise, human interaction, and mental stimulation. These …

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5 Widespread Myths People Harbor About Hospice

Our homes work with several top-notch Hospice companies. One of our favorites is Hospice of the West. The Chief Administrative Officer for Hospice of the West was gracious enough to write a blog post explaining some common misconceptions people have of Hospice. The importance of hospice can be challenging to describe unless one has experienced …

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Our Best Description of Memory Care

The reality is that memory loss is not a new phenomena, even though Alzheimer’s disease and general dementia are often in today’s headlines. In 1906, a woman passed away from ‘an unusual mental illness’. Her symptoms included memory loss, language problems, and unpredictable behavior. Her doctor was Dr. Alzheimer. Memory care homes are widely available for …

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The Importance of Managing Stress for Seniors

In recent years, doctors and researchers have started to better understand how stress impacts the body. Ongoing stress can be bad for your mental and physical health, resulting in conditions like anxiety, depression and heart problems. Even after retirement, seniors aren’t immune from the effects of stress. Life changes and worrying about health and finances …

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