Tag: Seniors

prevent medication errors January 8, 2018

How to prevent medication errors at home for seniors

Many poisoning cases in the elderly involve medications. Here's how to prevent problems.

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exercise and arthritis December 14, 2017

Exercise and arthritis: Keep moving to keep joints happier

Exercise and arthritis are not mutually exclusive. In fact, regular moderate exercise can help ease arthritis pain.

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Alzheimer's prevention November 13, 2017

What you can do now to reduce your risk of Alzheimer’s later

Alzheimer’s is not a part of growing old. There is no cure for the disease once you have it, but evidence shows that a healthy lifestyle will reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s later in life.

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Aging Well Brain & Memory Prevention

Caring for aging parents October 11, 2017

Caring for aging parents

These talks can be tough, but they make decision making easier in the long run.

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exercise benefits for older adults April 28, 2017

Stay active: the benefits of exercise for older adults

Staying fit as a senior can help maintain independence as you age.

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seniors-winter-illnesses January 30, 2017

Seniors: Be especially careful with winter illnesses

Those germs can be especially threatening for seniors. Here's how to decrease risk for winter illnesses.

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Aging Well Caregivers Cold & Flu Prevention

January 16, 2017

What to know about glaucoma

Glaucoma is a common cause for loss of vision. Know the risk factors and get your eyes checked.

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Aging Well Eye Prevention

December 14, 2016

Lower the risk of macular degeneration

Macular degeneration is common in people older than 55, but lifestyle influences who gets it.

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December 6, 2016

4 key eye concerns for seniors

Take these steps to preserve eyesight while aging.

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