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Yoga Practice Benefits for Aging Adults with Arthritis

Yoga has become one of the most popular physical and mental fitness activities in the United States, with a reported 20 million + Americans participating in the practice. More and more aging persons are taking to the mat and getting involved in yoga classes offered within their communities. Medical research reports indicate that yoga helps […]
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Home Remedies to Ease Aches and Pains for Seniors

Aches and pains inevitably increase over time as our bodies age and the management of those every day aches and pains becomes more of a challenge for many people. Studies indicate over 10 percent of adults report they experience some type of pain on a daily basis. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports […]
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Give where you Live 2017

Today is the day! Starting today, 2/15, at noon for 24 hours, please consider making an online donation to Give Where You Live 2017 and your gift will be MATCHED!! Collier Senior Resources is pleased that once again we have been selected to participate in Give Where You Live Collier 2017 Thanks to the support […]
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Continued Mobility and Retraining the Brain

Decreased mobility due to aging is reversible. Studies show that we typically lose 8 percent or more muscle mass every ten years after the age of 40, and muscle mass gives you strength, which is important when it comes to mobility. Many specialists have made it the focus of their careers to study the benefits […]
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Home Care Agencies vs. Registries: What’s the Difference?

Developing a good plan to help care for aging loved ones can sometimes be an overwhelming task to face. Who or where do you for advice and answers to your questions? The goal is to hire a caregiver who is trustworthy, reliable, experienced and compassionate, and the support of a reputable home health agency is […]
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Addressing Concerns Families have when Hiring Home Care

Home health caregivers enter the homes of loved ones each day across the nation. Whether someone is recovering from an illness or injury, or they require long-term home health care, home health caregivers offer extra help or possibly full-time help, and it is perfectly natural for a family who is considering this option to have […]
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Steps in Determining Care For Aging Family Members

Elderly family members typically have a strong desire to remain independent for as long as possible. In an effort to avoid becoming a burden on loved ones and remain in control of their own lives, aging family members will avoid asking for help. For this reason, it is often our responsibility to monitor the abilities […]
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Checklist: Is Your Elderly Loved One’s Home Safe?

The U.S. Consumer Products Safety Commission says over 600,000 elderly Americans are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year, for injuries that occurred at home. Many of these injuries were easily preventable by taking some steps to ensure our elderly loved one’s homes are safe. Here is a checklist to help you evaluate your loved […]
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Tips to Help the Elderly Fight Depression During the Holidays and Beyond

The holidays are supposed to be a happy time – at least that is what society says. But, the reality is that some people may be going through a tough time, dealing with isolation and depression, and may need a little help to combat the holiday blues. The elderly, in particular, may have a hard […]
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Three Activities to Help Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s is one of life’s most devastating diseases. It’s estimated that just over 5.4 million Americans suffer in some way from Alzheimer’s, which involves a steady degradation of a person’s physical and mental capacity. There is no cure, and treatment can’t stop or reverse the disease. All caregivers can do is work to keep the […]
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