What Seniors Need to Know About Osteoporosis

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It’s likely that more than 200 million people are living with osteoporosis, a medical condition marked by having fragile bones. This condition is especially common among older women, and it can be dangerous. May is National Osteoporosis Month. Since seniors are at greater risk of this disease, it’s important to learn how to prevent or manage osteoporosis. Therefore, we will discuss how osteoporosis affects seniors, symptoms of osteoporosis, risk factors and more.

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Tips for Traveling with Seniors to Make the Trip Safer for Aging Adults

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For seniors, travel can be especially challenging and risky. use these top tips to make senior travel fun and safe. As adults age, their family members tend to act as long-distance caregivers. The average distance a long-distance caregiver lives from a senior is 450 miles. That means if seniors travel to see their loved ones, they often go a long way. It’s common for seniors to have some trouble getting around like they used to. So, it’s not surprising that long-distance travel can be a real challenge. Therefore, here’s a few tips for traveling with seniors to make the trip safer and more comfortable for aging adults.

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Low Budget Home Modifications for Seniors

Hidden home hazards can make your elderly loved one’s life more challenging and put them at greater risk of injury. Low budget home modifications can make a significant difference. Making inexpensive home improvements can increase senior safety and comfort. Our team here at HomeSpark has compiled a checklist of low budget home modifications for seniors and loved one’s to follow!

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