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What to Know about Senior Scams

We all experience those annoying scam phone calls, and while they are a nuisance, they can actually pose a dangerous threat to seniors.  According to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on aging, older adults have lost nearly $2.9 billion in scams. There are a variety of scams

Healthy Habits to Close the Summer

As we approach the final months of the summer season, now is the time to establish healthy habits that will carry over into the fall and winter. These few weeks of summer can help to restore the body and mind, allowing us a smooth transition

Quick and Easy Exercises to Relieve Arthritis Pain

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 49.6% of adults aged 65 years and older reported signs of arthritis to their healthcare professional. There are different types of arthritis, but the most common type is Osteoarthritis. This type of arthritis occurs when

Quick and Easy Exercises to Relieve Arthritis Pain

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 49.6% of adults aged 65 years and older reported signs of arthritis to their healthcare professional. There are different types of arthritis, but the most common type is Osteoarthritis. This type of arthritis occurs when

The Best Smart Devices for Keeping Seniors Safe

As technology continues to advance, it can be a challenge to discern which items are the best in terms of quality and price. These smart devices have proven to keep seniors safe in and outside of their homes, while giving loved ones and caregivers peace

The Case for Senior Living

Baby Boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, make up nearly 77 million people of the U.S. population. Of those boomers, nearly 10,000 of them turn 65 each day. With this surge of people experiencing or on the brink of retirement, the senior living industry

Celebrating Thanksgiving with Seniors

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and many families are starting to make preparations for their celebrations. This holiday is a great opportunity to gather with friends and family to share a meal, show gratitude, and enjoy the company of the people we love most.

Preventing Pneumonia in Older Adults

As we begin to experience winter weather, the chances of falling ill increase, especially in 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

Fighting Off Colds and Flu

It’s that time of year again! We’re not talking about the holidays, but the season of colds, flus, 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

How to Stay Safe Behind the Wheel

As we age, certain conditions can make driving more challenging and might even become dangerous for some seniors. Changes in health like loss of vision and hearing, or a change in medications can affect the ability to safely and operate a vehicle. However, there are