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Tips for Older Adults in Selecting Healthy Foods

Tips for Older Adults in Selecting Healthy Foods

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As we get older, it is particularly important to select foods that supply the correct balance of nutrition to the body. A healthy diet can help fight or avoid infection and disease and keep you active. Here are some things….

Improving Balance and Preventing Falls Go Hand-in-Hand

Improving Balance and Preventing Falls Go Hand-in-Hand

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Falls are the number one cause of injuries in older adults. Even a simple fall can result in a broken wrist or arm, a hip fracture or serious head and brain injuries. According to the Center for Disease Control and….

Ten Tips for Managing Medications

Ten Tips for Managing Medications

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If you take medication, especially more than one, it is easy to miss a dose or to mix up which one to take when. If you are caring for someone else, it is particularly important their medications be managed properly…..

Private Care Can Support Independent Home Living

Private Care Can Support Independent Home Living

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While the care needs of people change as they age, staying at home and living independently is often the desired goal of seniors. When elders choose to remain in their own homes, the support they need may be focused more….

Tips for More Satisfying Long-Distance Caregiving

Tips for More Satisfying Long-Distance Caregiving

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Caregiving for an older adult from a long distance doesn’t necessarily mean from across the country. If you live an hour or more away from a loved one who needs care, you may be feeling frustrated or guilty about not….

VNA and Private Care: Choosing the Home Care that’s Right

VNA and Private Care: Choosing the Home Care that’s Right

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Seeking home care can be an overwhelming experience for those who are unaware of the types of care available or their eligibility for that care. Many people who may qualify for home care for themselves or someone they know may….