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The Secrets To Healthy Aging

Everybody wants to look and feel their best. In order to help interested individuals live a healthy lifestyle, researchers have compiled a tremendous amount of data on the healthiest practices, guaranteed to help extend the person’s life and improve its quality. A large part of the research is centered around healthy dieting practices, though there…

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Top Dry Mouth Remedies

Dry mouth, often referred to as cotton mouth, is a condition that consists of an unusual dryness in your mouth. It is experienced by millions of people. In the vast majority of cases, it is caused by the salivary glands in your mouth not producing as much saliva as is needed to keep your mouth…

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Planning A Trip? Tips For Safe Senior Travel

The summer season is a time when families often go on a vacation. Senior citizens are no exception. Whether seniors take a trip in the summer or during another time of the year, there are a few safety tips that they can keep in mind to make sure the trip is fun and enjoyable. If…

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Keep Cool: Avoiding Heat Stoke and Exhaustion

You probably hear warnings about heat stroke and heat exhaustion on the news during the summer months. These are very serious dangers that can overcome a person quickly if he or she has not taken the proper precautions to protect themselves. Elderly people face the biggest risk of being overcome by extreme heat, so they…

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Questions to Ask Before You Choose Your Assisted Living Center

To ensure that your beloved family member moves into an outstanding assisted living center, research and visit as many licensed facilities as you can. As you proceed, try to answer the following questions about each of them. Above all, consider the people who work there. What’s the turnover rate, and do job candidates undergo thorough…

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Seniors: Protect Yourself with Preventive and Screening Health Measures

Maintaining the best quality of life while approaching the age of 65 calls for increased vigilance. A number of common medical tests can shed light on potential health problems, and recognized preventive measures have been widely shown to reduce the likelihood of ill health. After analyzing data from an extensive range of clinical studies, the…

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Insomnia and Lowered Pain Tolerance

Insomnia, a disorder in which a person has trouble obtaining high-quality and restorative sleep, can lead to adverse conditions such as obesity, depression, frequent headaches, crankiness, fatigue, poor concentration, and greater risks of diabetes and heart disease. What’s more, medical researchers have recently discovered another problem that insomnia can cause. In 2015, the official journal…

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Fall Prevention – Dangers Which Can Affect Your Stability

Seniors suffer from falls each year. At times, poor health that causes the falls also cause brittle bones, thin skin, persistent bleeding and other complications that make falling worse. It is a common concern in nursing homes and at home. It is estimated that a third of seniors fall every year. The risk of falling…

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Seniors: Signs It’s Time to Stop Driving

The ability to drive provides seniors with a sense of freedom and independence that is life affirming. However, in many cases, physical and mental issues may arise that make continuing to drive a dangerous situation for the senior. Often, the senior is not willing to admit to handicaps that may make driving hazardous for themselves…

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Are You Having a Stroke?

Perhaps you know the stroke warning signs in others and are ready to call 911 or otherwise get that person the immediate help that he or she needs in order to recover as quickly as possible. However, it is also important to know what those warning signs are from the perspective of the person experiencing a…

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