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5 Ways To Prevent Pneumonia in Older Adults

As we begin to experience winter weather, the chances of falling ill increase, especially among the elderly. Older adults are significantly more susceptible to winter illnesses like the common cold and flu. More surprisingly, however, is the danger of pneumonia. Pneumonia is a bacterial or

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How to Prevent Colds and Flu This Winter

It’s that time of year again! We’re not talking about the holidays, but the season of colds, flu, and other seasonal illnesses. Contracting the flu is dangerous at any age, but it’s especially dangerous for seniors. As we age, our immune systems aren’t always as

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Healthy Habits for Seniors

Leading a healthy lifestyle is important at every age, but as we get older our wellbeing becomes more dependent on our lifestyle choices. Contrary to popular beliefs, healthy living is more than just diet and exercise. In fact, our physical well-being also relies on our

Elderly woman drinking a glass of water to avoid dehydration

Vital Alert: 7 Telltale Signs of Dehydration in Seniors

Now that the weather is finally beginning to get warmer, staying hydrated is as important as ever, especially in older adults. Since our bodies are made up mostly of water, it’s crucial to refuel them in order to maintain basic body functions. At Carespring’s skilled

Senior couple looking at each other while gardening, a great healthy hobby for older adults

Healthy Hobbies for Seniors

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, many people promise to lead healthier lifestyles through diet, exercise, and daily activities. As the months go by and hard-to-break habits start to creep back in, it can be tempting to abandon our resolutions. It’s especially important for

Pot of tea surrounded by oranges, lemons, ginger and other ways to boost your immune system in winter

How to Boost Your Immune System in Winter

Winter can be a difficult time for our bodies and immune systems. As the flu season begins, it’s important to strengthen our immune systems, especially for older adults. Consider implementing a few of these steps into your daily routine. By following these tips, you can

Hands with joint pain in winter in sleeves of blue sweater

Joint Pain in Winter: 5 Remedies to Try

Winter is around the corner, and as temperatures begin to change many older adults who suffer from arthritis or osteoporosis might notice an increase in pain. While some practitioners don’t believe there is a link between joint pain and cold weather, other researchers argue that

Senior woman in pink tank top with bandage on arm after flu shot

How to Stay Healthy During Flu Season

As the autumn season continues and temperatures begin to drop, staying healthy becomes harder, but not impossible. As we age our immune systems get weaker and common illnesses like the flu become more dangerous. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “Between 71

Healthy Habits From Around the World

While it has its perks, growing older can come with many challenges. At Carespring skilled nursing and rehabilitation and long-term nursing care facilities, we are always looking for new and inspiring ways to help our patients live long and healthy lives. This week, our inspiration