Monthly Archives: February 2014

Sleep Apnea in the Elderly

Sleep Apnea is a common sleeping disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. It can affect people of all ages, but is most often found in people who are older. The most common characteristic of sleep apnea is poverty of … Continue reading

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Shingles: What Seniors Should Know

Shingles is a common infection that is directly caused by the varicella-zoster virus, the same virus that causes Chicken Pox. Anyone who has ever been exposed to, or who has had the Chicken Pox has the varicella-zoster virus lying dormant … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Yoga for the Elderly

Yoga is a fun and wonderful sport that has numerous health benefits. People of all ages can enjoy yoga and reap its benefits. However, in recent years, studies have found that yoga is especially beneficial for people over the age … Continue reading

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Denture Care Tips For Seniors

It is often a fact of growing older that people tend to lose their natural teeth. As seniors age, years of dental work and poor dental hygiene can catch up to them. Some seniors only need a partial so that … Continue reading

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Dysphagia in the Elderly

As people age, one very common medical issue they may come across is dysphagia. This medical issue is more commonly referred to as having trouble swallowing. It can be incredibly dangerous for patients who suffer from the issue because it … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Activities for Seniors

Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate love for your spouse, partner, significant other and your family. Over the years it has been hailed as a holiday for lovers, but for some seniors this holiday is less than happy. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Eating Fish for Seniors

Fish, specifically oily fish, has numerous health benefits for people of all ages. The super food has been shown by researchers all around the world to help reduce your risk of cancer, inflammation, and a myriad of chronic diseases. By … Continue reading

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Safety Modifications for a Senior Friendly Bedroom

Most homes are designed for people who are young and able to move around freely. For this reason, as people age, their homes may not be up to par. As adults age, they often modify their homes to fit their … Continue reading

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