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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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5 Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors

Winter isn’t over yet and that means more winter weather conditions could be on the way. Unfortunately, falling is very common for seniors. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “one in four Americans aged 65+ falls each year.” During the winter months, many seniors are at