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5 Nutritional Needs For All Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 20, 2018 4:06:00 PM

As seniors get older, their nutritional needs change from when they were younger adults. That is because of a few age-related changes, such as a slower metabolism and a change in the digestive system. Because of this, seniors will need to make changes to their diet to keep up with the issues they face as they age. Let's take a look at 5 ways that seniors can improve their daily diet.

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Fun Indoor Exercise for Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 4:05:00 PM

Exercise of all kinds can be beneficial to seniors; cardiovascular exercise can strengthen their hearts and lungs, weight training can maintain muscle tone and prevent injuries, and practices like yoga and Pilates can increase flexibility and provide mental benefits as well. But it isn't always easy for seniors to get to a gym. So, here are some indoor exercises for seniors that can be fun and social while helping them stay in shape.

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More Than Just Sun: Activities for Seniors in Phoenix

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 4:02:00 PM

Phoenix is a city known for a wide range of activities, both indoors and out. Many of these activities are not only geared towards members of the senior community but also offer significant senior discounts. Here are just a few of the fun activities for seniors in Phoenix.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in Phoenix, AZ?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 4:02:00 PM

Seniors often live on a fixed income, and if they don't have enough saved up, they may struggle to find a senior care option that meets their needs and fits within their budget. When it comes to senior care, the costs can add up quickly. To help seniors budget, here's some insight about how much senior care costs in Phoenix, Arizona. 

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Daytime Disco: Why Seniors Should Tap Their Toes

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 2:02:00 PM

A new craze has hit in South Korea, and it's daytime disco for seniors. Each day seniors flock to a local discotheque for hours of dancing. While there probably isn't a disco in your local area, your senior parent or loved one can attend a weekly dance class or social dance. The class doesn't even need to be disco but any form of dance that appears to your senior. Here are a few reasons to get your senior out of the house and dancing in circles. 

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Hidden Costs of a Senior Parent's Hospital Stay

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 2:57:00 PM

When a loved one becomes ill, our only goal is to get them the care that they need. However, the financial obligations that your loved one is left with is a very real concern. Seniors are often on a fixed budget, so it is important to be aware of possible hidden costs before their hospital stay so you can avoid them or be prepared. Here are some tips to identify hidden costs and what to do about them!  

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How to Avoid Caregiver Stress Burnout When Dealing With Alzheimer's

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:32:00 PM

Taking care of someone you love who is suffering from Alzheimer's is a definite challenge. Caregiver stress is very common, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and it is more common in women. Caregivers put themselves at risk for many issues  such as depression, anxiety, stress, and burnout, if they don't take care of themselves.

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6 Things Your Insurance Cover After Surgery

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Understanding how to navigate the healthcare system after undergoing surgery can be downright impossible for seniors. Many naively believe that their health coverage will actually cover the procedures and testing that they need after they come home from the hospital, but this isn't always the case. Let's look at 6 things your health insurance will not cover after surgery.

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Fitness Wearables for Seniors- Finding a Cheap and Simple Solution

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Doctors recommend that everyone should exercise at least 30 minutes a day, including seniors. However, many seniors are battling ongoing issues that may make it more difficult to get in the exercise they need to stay fit and healthy. Wearable fitness gadgets can make it easier for men and women in their twilight years to exercise the amount that doctors recommend for them.

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Oral Health for Seniors: Dentist Visits, Oral Hygiene and Eating Well

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

As a senior, it's important for you to preserve your body in the best state possible. And oral health is a part of that. Teeth are one of the parts of your body that suffer as you get older, especially if you haven't been taking good care of them. So if you want to keep your own teeth for as long as possible and avoid dentures, you have to go to the dentist regularly, practice good oral hygiene and also eat well.

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