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Tips for Staying Active in Your Senior Years

While we might not have the same physical prowess in our senior years as we do when we’re young adults, staying active is still an important part of maintaining good health (both physical and mental) as an older adult. What kind of activity you can do will depend on your health and mobility levels, so […]

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Having Conversations with Someone Who Has Dementia

A dementia diagnosis is not just difficult for the patient, but also for those around them. As their condition progresses, it can be hard to properly connect and engage with your loved one. As well as their memory fading, someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can also struggle to express themselves properly and may even […]

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Tips for Managing Caregiver Stress

Caring for a senior loved one yourself can be difficult and overwhelming, especially if you’re still working a regular job at the same time, as well as managing other responsibilities such as kids and running your own errands. As well as taking up a great deal of time, caring for a loved one can be […]

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Nutrition Tips for Seniors

What we eat can have a big impact both physically and mentally. Getting a balanced diet is something we should think about at any stage of our life, ensuring we get all the nutrients we need while still eating food that we enjoy. This often becomes more important as we age. Why is nutrition so […]

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Moving Tips for Seniors

Moving house is an event that can cause a lot of stress, especially if you’re leaving behind a home that you’ve lived in for a long time, with lots of memories attached to it. So, our senior years aren’t the best times to go through this kind of event, but it is often necessary when […]

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Dietary Supplements for Seniors

As we age, our nutrition needs change. We no longer need as many calories as we used to in order to maintain a healthy weight and fuel our bodies. As a result of this, and often due to other factors, our appetites also tend to become smaller. So, overall, we tend to eat less in […]

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How to Be More Social in Your Senior Years

One of the great things about kids is that they can just walk up to another kid in the playground and instantly make friends with them. As we get older, meeting new people and making new friends becomes a lot more difficult. We recently discussed how common and how harmful loneliness can be among seniors, […]

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How Can Technology Help You Age Independently?

Technology has been moving at an extremely fast pace over the last couple of decades. While kids seem to adopt new technology as easily as they learn to talk, it can be harder for older adults to keep up with new developments and devices. But seniors shouldn’t be resistant to change and to the fast-moving […]

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The Loneliness Epidemic Among Seniors

Humans are a social creature. Even if you’re someone who doesn’t consider themselves to be very outgoing or sociable, we still require human interaction to maintain our mental and even our physical health. Unfortunately, loneliness and social isolation are all too common among seniors, and this could be affecting their health and wellbeing. Defining loneliness […]

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Visiting Loved Ones in Assisted Living

Moving into a senior living community can be a difficult transition. Your senior parent has to move out of the house they’ve likely lived in for years, if not decades. The place they’re most comfortable in and where they have many fond memories. They may be leaving behind friends and moving further away from family. […]