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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

It’s winter and that means seniors should take extra precautions to protect themselves from the forces of nature — cold, ice, wind and snow — as well as threats from influenza, COVID-19 and other infections. Even healthy active seniors should…

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6 Tips for a Heart-Healthy Holidays

The holidays are here! That means there are going to be many opportunities to prepare and eat all those wonderful treats and traditional dishes that taste wonderful but aren’t very good for a healthy heart. If you have been trying…

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Wise Choices for Healthy Holiday Eating

By Monica A. Cengia, MSEd, RDN, LD, CDCES The holiday season is here! You may be anxious about the tempting foods now available. How can you maintain control of your desires to eat during this time of the year? The ideas…

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When to Consider Respite Care

Everyone needs a break once in a while and that includes seniors and their caregivers. That’s what makes respite care the perfect solution! Seniors in respite care can stay for a few days, weeks or months, while getting all the…

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7 Fun Things to Do When the Grandkids Visit

Autumn is a great time for visiting with grandkids and there are tons of fun things to do together. Whether indoors or out, crafty or playful, grandkids will love spending time and making memories that will last for years to…

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4 Tips for Seniors to Manage Arthritis

Arthritis is one of the most common afflictions in older adults, with the Centers for Disease Control and Preventionnoting that “Of people aged 65 years or older, 49% ever reported doctor-diagnosed arthritis.” Not surprisingly, arthritis isn’t just one condition but…

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