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Boost Immune System Health in Elderly Seniors

November 1, 2021

As we age, our immune response capability becomes reduced, making us prone to more infections and life-threatening diseases. Respiratory infections, including, influenza, COVID-19 and pneumonia are a leading cause of death in people over 65. It is extremely important, now more than ever, to protect and boost our immune system by choosing a healthy lifestyle.…

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Do I Need A Home Health Aides (HHA), Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) ?

October 4, 2021

Finding the right level of care for your or a loved one is important as you age. There are a variety of options available, but which kind of home health aid is right for you? Some people choose to get the help of a licensed practical nurse. Others choose to go down the home health…

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Should Seniors Consider Getting a Pet? Everything to Know

September 3, 2021

Are you looking for ways to keep your elderly loved ones busy as they transition into their next stage of life? Do you want to make sure they have a companion to hang out with and take care of? If so, then you need to learn about the benefits of getting a pet for your…

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Why Are Seniors More Prone to Heat Illnesses?

August 3, 2021

Did you know that 2020 was Florida’s hottest year on record? While warm weather and constant sunshine are why many seniors choose to spend their retirement in Florida, adults aged 65 years and older are at an increased risk for heat strokes, heat exhaustion, and other heat-related illnesses. Seniors must take extra precautions when they are…

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Do I need Postoperative Care?

July 1, 2021

Every year, surgeons perform about 48 million surgical procedures in the United States alone. After every single one of these surgeries, patients have to go through a recovery period. During this time, their family members or medical staff take care of them until their bodies can continue with normal processes. The kind of care that they get…

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7 Signs of Senior Anxiety and Restorative Strategies

June 3, 2021

According to the CDC, about 20 percent of those older than 55 experience some type of mental health issue. These include anxiety, cognitive impairment, depression, and other mood disorders. Recognizing these signs is important when you are trying to help an older loved one. Do you want to learn more about senior anxiety, anxiety symptoms and restorative…

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Benefits of Companionship for Seniors

May 10, 2021

Now that 75 percent of the U.S. senior population have been vaccinated against COVID-19, let’s talk about the damaging effects the pandemic has had on the mental health and wellbeing of our senior loved ones. It shouldn’t surprise us that isolation and loneliness can have significant negative effects on the health of seniors. Lonely seniors suffer a 59 percent…

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8 Activities to Do After Getting Vaccinated in Florida

May 1, 2021

The COVID-19 availability of vaccines will substantially reduce the risks of serious side effects associated with the virus. According to the CDC, if you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing many things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic. Outdoor events and activities are still safer than indoor activities, but fully vaccinated…

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Why In-Home Caregivers Are Vital for Keeping Seniors Safe During COVID-19

March 25, 2021

Older adults with COVID-19 are at a higher risk of developing serious symptoms. This has been a hard time for seniors and their family members. COVID has left many seniors isolated in their homes, unable to see family and friends.  Home care providers offer essential services during the pandemic. Traditionally, caregivers assist with vital tasks such…

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Effective At-home Workout for Seniors

February 11, 2021

Home is the safest place for senior citizens to be during the Covid-19. But the pandemic has further reduced the activity levels of senior citizens as they must stay indoors and observe social distancing. This lack of activity can be harmful to your physical and mental health. Working out can help keep your weight down,…

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