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New Age, New Ways to Stay Healthy

New Age, New Ways to Stay Healthy

There are more ways than ever for seniors to keep track of their health, exercise and enjoy social time with friends and family. Read on for exciting ways to boost your well-being and more no matter your age. Stay in tune with your health Your first order of business is to make sure that you are properly covered. Unless you have plenty of money in the bank, it may be wise to invest in a Medicare Advantage Plan (also known…

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Establish telecare for your senior while you are away

Establish telecare for your senior while you are away

My grandma Jo has been living alone for several years now, ever since my grandpa passed away. She has remained very strong, while battling a variety of health issues, but lately, her health has been slowly declining. As her only grandchild, I have always tried try to contact her weekly, and go visit her on a regular basis. Yet lately, I have been feeling concerned about her and have been searching for ways I could do more. Every summer, I…

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5 Reasons to Talk to Elderly Parents Regularly

5 Reasons to Talk to Elderly Parents Regularly

Everyone has a different relationship with their parents. Some closer some more distant. We are all very busy with our jobs, children, housework, friends, hobbies, travel, and the list goes on. We might be located very far from our parents which makes seeing them in person a challenging endeavor. Should we make the effort of staying connected to our parents? Why? Let’s go in depth and reveal some of the benefits of keeping in touch on a regular basis. Social…

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Senior loneliness and how to combat it

Senior loneliness and how to combat it

Some of the biggest challenges later in life are senior loneliness and isolation. As families grow up, children move out, and seniors may become widowed, a new sort of existence arises. This may become difficult to bear unless we help them find meaning in a new lifestyle. In fact, according to a study published by the American Psychological Association, loneliness and social isolation may represent a greater public health hazard than obesity. Seniors find themselves in isolation which are arising…

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How to Keep our Seniors Active and Healthy

How to Keep our Seniors Active and Healthy

For our elderly friends and relatives, an active lifestyle is crucial to maintaining a healthy body and mind. Continuing to grow physically and mentally, is one of the most important components to living a long, fulfilling life. But how to  keep our seniors active and healthy?  We’ve talked to three seniors who have found activities they are passionate about in their later years. We discussed the benefits they have gained from leading an active lifestyle. Sports for a strong body…

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