Senior Health

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The Importance of Healthy Joints in Seniors

Most recall the lyrics “your knee bone connected to your thigh bone; your thigh bone connected to your hip bone…” ad infinitum.  Joints are connectors of bones and provide the support and movement bones need. Healthy joints mean healthy bones and are important to a Senior’s Quality of Life. Over one-third of Seniors over the […]
Brain health

5 Foods to Support Brain Health

Brains are core components of who we are. They enable us to make decisions, plan, organize, and remem­­­ber. Brain health may decline with age, but there are ways to improve brain health as well as physical well-being. Choose foods known to boost cognitive capacity. Discover the best foods to incorporate into your diet today!   […]
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How to Protect Seniors Against The Delta Variant

In the year 2020 countries were exposed to COVID-19, a virus responsible for the deaths of an estimated 3.4 million people worldwide. The only protection offered was wearing a mask, washing hands, and maintaining a social distance of 6 ft. Businesses closed, and families canceled celebrations. Senior Living Communities were faced with difficult decisions. Hand […]
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Essential Health Checkups You Need Every Year

Today you feel terrific, full of energy and gusto… tomorrow? We often forget our health may change with a blink of an eye. It is important for Seniors to remember the seriousness of regular health checkups. Retirees may joke about social calendars filled with medical appointments but with age, bodies require more care. A healthy […]
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5 Reasons Why Grandparents Are So Important

Grandparents are important… important enough to have a day, September 12th   this year, dedicated to them. Are grandparents a large portion of the population? Ten years ago, the census revealed 2.7 million grandparents provided a grandchild’s basic needs; imagine what the 2020 census will show. Grandparenting allows more time to spend with growing youngsters than […]
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