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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 viral infection that flares up

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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 strong as they used to

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7 Tips for Senior-Friendly Vacationing

Ah, summer! The sun-kissed season of sandy toes, melting ice cream cones, and the delightful sound of laughter echoing through the air. It’s that time of year when families come together to create cherished memories and escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life. If you’re planning a summer vacation

Adult man giving a present to his senior father for Father's Day

Father’s Day Activities for Seniors and Their Families

Father’s Day is right around the corner and celebrations are waiting to be planned! Whether your dad is living at home or in a retirement community, there are many ways to show your gratitude for all he’s done over the years. Get the family together and get ready to have

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 nursing and rehabilitation facilities and

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 help boost your immune system

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 as the pressure in the