Joint Care Tips for Seniors

Many people may take flexibility for granted but, as we age, factors like bone loss and decreased muscle mass can take a toll on our joints. Adults, particularly seniors, should prioritize joint health to decrease fall risk and potential injuries, such as fractures and broken bones that can permanently alter quality of life. Understanding Your…

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Tips to Prevent Pressure Ulcers

Commonly known as bedsores, pressure ulcers develop when an area of the body experiences a consistent, sustained amount of applied contact over time. The amount of force can cause the skin to degrade and increases risk of infection. Although pressure ulcers can affect anyone, seniors are more susceptible due to changes in skin composition, using…

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How Seniors Can Improve Mobility

For seniors, limited mobility can have serious drawbacks. Whether through age or disability, this condition not only affects physical health but can also have an impact on emotional and mental wellbeing. Ultimately, these factors can lower one’s quality of life. Whether for yourself or a loved one, here’s what you should know about limited mobility…

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High Blood Pressure Concerns for the Elderly

Half of the American adult population will develop high blood pressure during their lifetime, with age and lifestyle habits playing a factor. Unfortunately, high blood pressure does not often display discernible symptoms and has earned a reputation as the “silent killer”. When high blood pressure is detected at a doctor’s appointment, lifestyle changes and medications…

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