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June 7th, 2022

Keeping Seniors with Osteoporosis Safe

Osteoporosis is a severe health condition that affects millions of seniors each year. If you are caring for a loved one with osteoporosis, it is crucial to take steps to keep them safe. This blog post will discuss some tips for keeping seniors with osteoporosis safe. Before we get to that, let’s first shed more Read more >>

April 1st, 2022

How to Lower Cholesterol with Diet and Exercise

You’ve probably seen the ads about controlling cholesterol with medication and wondered, “Is it possible to reduce cholesterol with diet and exercise?” We asked experts in nutrition, exercise science and fitness to find out, and the answer is yes! Being active and eating smart can help manage cholesterol. “Elevated cholesterol used to be blamed specifically Read more >>

June 4th, 2021

5 Symptoms of Dehydration in Seniors

Staying hydrated can be a challenge — especially for older adults. For several reasons, including a decreased ability to retain water and a less acute sense of thirst, older adults are at a heightened risk for dehydration. If left untreated, dehydration in elderly individuals can lead to more serious issues. Here are the signs and Read more >>

March 10th, 2021

Tax Preparation Tips for Seniors & Family Caregivers

The best way to avoid a nasty surprise on the amount owed for tax return – or a terse letter from the IRS– is to do a rough tax projection. This process produces an estimate of what is owed so you can make smart decisions about cash flow and take steps to qualify for more Read more >>

March 5th, 2021

Tax Breaks for Family Caregivers: Deductions and Credits

If you’re new to family caregiving, you may not be aware of two important tax benefits for caregivers: Deductions for Medical and Dental Expenses The Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit Like any great opportunity, some rules apply: Claiming an Elderly Parent, Spouse or Other Relation as a Dependent Before you can take advantage of Read more >>

May 8th, 2020

Being Outside Can Be Good for Your Health

“Nature is fuel for the soul,” notes Dr. Richard Ryan, professor of psychology, psychiatry and education at the University of Rochester. “Often, when we feel depleted we reach for a cup of coffee, but research suggests a better way to get energized is to connect with nature.” Another benefit to being outdoors is Vitamin D, Read more >>

July 1st, 2018

Benefits of a Retirement Job

You spend years looking forward to the day when you can retire. You dream about how you will spend that extra free time and what life will be like with no strict schedules. However, retirement is not always as grand as it seems, and many seniors choose to take on a part-time job for those Read more >>

July 1st, 2018

Top 5 Ways for Seniors to Stay Physically Active

One component of aging is usually a decrease in activity, which can result in loss of flexibility, strength and agility. While exercise can’t stop the aging process, it can slow down the effects. Some physical activities are especially beneficial to seniors. Here are five of the best ways for seniors to enjoy better physical health. Read more >>

July 1st, 2018

Exercise Options for Seniors and Older Adults

No matter what your age, it’s important to maintain a healthy heart and body. But practicing a balanced fitness program can be vital for seniors. According to the Mayo Clinic, regular exercise helps control cholesterol levels, body weight, and blood pressure. It reduces the risks of stroke, heart attack, hardening of the arteries, and strengthens bones Read more >>

July 1st, 2017

10 Fun Games for Seniors

Old age is unfair. Not only do our bodies become older and less capable of the things they used to be able to do easily, our minds can diminish, too. However, remember that your brain is a muscle, too. And if you don’t use it, you lose it. Read on to learn ten free and Read more >>

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