In the United States, approximately 40% of people over the age of 65
experience age-related memory impairment. Memory and mental health are closely connected. Helping seniors stay sharp can also improve their quality of life. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on how to help seniors maintain their minds and memories.
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Seniors face many transitions. For those who have been independent for a long time, an increased need for assistance and support can be especially challenging. It’s important to ease seniors’ transitions. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on helping seniors through transitions in aging.
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Too many seniors are injured as a result of falls. Learn what caregivers and seniors can do to reduce the risk of falling.
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September is prostate awareness month. Spreading awareness of this disease is important, especially among seniors. Men over age 65 account for nearly 60%
of all prostate cancer diagnoses. Therefore, we will discuss prostate health for aging adults.
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Many seniors rely on the care and support of multiple people. This type of community is important, but can also be a problem if everyone isn’t working in sync. Use these strategies to help you unify a senior’s care team and work together.
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Preventative strategies can help seniors live healthier lives with fewer risks.
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One-third of seniors
don’t have money left over at the end of each month. This and other monetary concerns make financial planning especially important for seniors. About 1 in 20 seniors
have experienced financial mistreatment. Since many seniors already face uncertainties and struggles financially, seniors need an understanding of how to plan financially and how to protect themselves from financial risks. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on how to help seniors with financial planning.
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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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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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Aging involves changes in health, physical ability and medical risks. On average, older adults in the US tend to be in a healthcare setting about 17 days a year. Given how common (and often necessary) it is for seniors to interact with doctors, it is important to help seniors navigate doctors visits well.
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