28 10, 2022

8 Autumn Health and Home Safety Tips for Seniors

By |2022-10-31T11:09:28-07:00October 28th, 2022|

Regions around the country are starting to experience their first tastes of the cooler temperatures and shorter days fall has in store for them. Don’t miss this quick essential checklist for seniors looking to safeguard their health and safety this season. Get the Flu Vaccine Older adults and children are more susceptible to flu [...]

31 08, 2022

5 Ways Pharmacists Can Help Your Aging Adult

By |2022-08-31T09:31:09-07:00August 31st, 2022|

Pharmacists play a role as part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team for older adults. Their role is critical in improving the patient’s care and life. For older adults, it can be helpful to develop a relationship with a pharmacist and use the same pharmacist regularly. As pharmacists learn about an individual’s unique needs and [...]

30 07, 2022

Stroke and the Elderly – Stroke Awareness

By |2022-07-30T12:47:10-07:00July 30th, 2022|

What are the warning signs? Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke. One of every 18 deaths can be attributed to stroke, while many more lose their mobility, memory,speech or sight. With the actual number of stroke deaths having declined 13.5 percent over the last decade, the question of how [...]

29 03, 2022

Protect Seniors’ Dental Health

By |2022-03-29T14:20:50-07:00March 29th, 2022|

APRIL IS ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Dental care is about more than cosmetics. Dental health affects overall health.  As a result, it’s important for seniors to take care of their oral health. Oftentimes seniors think that dental care is no longer necessary, especially if they are using dentures. However, dental health is important to [...]

30 11, 2021

Tips for a Safe & Happy Holiday Season for Seniors

By |2021-11-30T12:40:11-07:00November 30th, 2021|

Support Senior Safety and Happiness During the Holiday Season The holiday season tends to carry changes in routine, decor, diet, and more. For seniors, these shifts can hinder safety and make the season stressful. Use these tips to ensure seniors have a happy, healthy holiday. Mental and Emotional Health Tips Although holidays [...]

29 10, 2021

Holidays Can Bring On Depression for Seniors

By |2021-10-29T14:56:19-07:00October 29th, 2021|

It is the time of year when everyone one is busy celebrating, shopping and getting together with friends and family. It sounds like so much fun, but sometimes the stress of this time of year can cause depression, especially in our Senior and Elderly friends and relatives. Melancholy can easily set in during this time [...]

28 09, 2021

October is Healthy Lung Month

By |2021-09-30T11:50:48-07:00September 28th, 2021|

October is Healthy Lung Month, a good time to pay attention to those symptoms that could be the first signs of lung disease, including COPD, asthma, emphysema and lung cancer. Knowing the early warning signs can help you receive treatment before the disease becomes serious or even life threatening. If you experience any of the [...]

29 08, 2021

Pain Awareness For Seniors

By |2021-08-30T15:59:01-07:00August 29th, 2021|

With September being Pain Awareness Month, now is a good time to discuss a problem that affects an estimated 100 million Americans – more than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is associated with a wide range of injury and disease, and is sometimes the disease itself. Some conditions may have pain and associated [...]

30 07, 2021

Living With Multiple Health Problems: What Older Adults Should Know

By |2021-07-30T14:42:01-07:00July 30th, 2021|

As we continue to lead longer lives, we become more likely to develop different kinds of health problems. One challenge older adults, in particular, are likely to face is living with multiple health problems. More than half of all adults 65 and older have three or more ongoing medical problems, such as heart disease, [...]

29 06, 2021

Be Aware of High Blood Pressure Medication and the Heat

By |2021-06-30T12:09:37-07:00June 29th, 2021|

High blood pressure has become an all-too-common problem in America, affecting as many as one in three adults. This is a condition that should not be ignored, as it can lead to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and kidney damage. At one time, high blood pressure, or hypertension, was relatively rare. That’s not [...]

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