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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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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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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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Flu Season Is Coming – Are You Ready?

Say no way to the flu! Don’t catch it-Don’t spread it! We have all felt it! It starts with a twitch, then perhaps a prickle which now turned in to an itch. Achoo!  Or you hear them, the coughers, and the sneezers and blowers. As we are aware, avoiding the flu is not a small […]
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Caring for Older Loved Ones When You’re Far Away

Long Distance Caregiving When suddenly faced with caring for a loved one when you live many miles away, it can be overwhelming and worrisome. Whether it’s your parents, grandparents or a loved one that is in need of in-home care or simply in need of some extra attention to support an independent lifestyle, it’s hard […]
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Top 10 Tips for Fall Prevention at Home

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 3 older adults fall each year, causing moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas. Falls are the leading cause of
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