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Recognizing and Understanding Depression in Seniors

Depression is one of the most common illnesses faced people all age groups across the United States. Sometimes, however, it goes completely undetected and therefore, untreated. There are known challenges in recognizing and understanding depression in order to treat it in a timely, positive, and medically appropriate way. Identifying the signs of depression and getting […]
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Dental Health Connected With Your Overall Health

Experts indicate that sensory, cognitive and physiological aging can lead to complications with your dental health. It is important to make regular visits to your dentist to get cleanings and checkups, as there is a strong connection between your dental health and your overall health. Good Oral Care Habits that Can Support Your Health: Proper […]
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The Extensive Benefits of Art Therapy for the Elderly

It has been said that art has a therapeutic component for all kinds of people, whether the person creating the art is expressing emotions through the actual thing they are drawing or painting, or the person is alleviating anxiety through the actual motions and strokes of the brush or pencil. The benefits of art therapy […]
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Limiting Television Time is Good for Your Health

We hear so often about limiting television time for children. Some studies have even tied too much TV time with ADHD and other issues. Experts say watching too much television is bad for anyone, including elderly persons, and can even shorten your lifespan. A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association finds […]
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March is National Nutrition Month

As we enter National Nutrition Month, it is a good time to take inventory of your diet to assess caloric intake, serving sizes, total fat, and any needed improvements to ensure you have a balanced diet. Here are some tips for elderly caregivers aiming to shop for nutrient-rich foods: One must first understand the basics […]
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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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