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How Much Exercise Is Too Much for Seniors?

Physical activity and exercise are essential for maintaining good health and well-being, especially as we age. Regular exercise can improve cardiovascular health, maintain muscle mass, and prevent chronic diseases such as diabetes, osteoporosis, and certain cancers. However, there is a fine line between the right amount of exercise for seniors and overexertion. Too much exercise […]

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10 Great Games for Assisted Living Residents of All Abilities

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Assisted living residents of all abilities can benefit from playing games. Games provide a fantastic way to socialize with other residents, get physical activity, or stimulate the mind. Some great games for assisted living residents include Bingo, Charades, Jigsaw Puzzles, and more. Here are 10 great game ideas for assisted living residents with limited mobility. […]

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Best Vacations for Seniors with Limited Mobility

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Vacation time should be a relaxing, enjoyable experience for everyone. But when you’re older with mobility issues, planning the right activity can be challenging. You need to consider accessibility, available amenities, and many other factors. Fortunately, it can be easy to plan ahead to help your loved one have some fun. If you’re thinking about […]

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What Causes High Potassium Levels in Elderly?

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As we age, our bodies change, and our nutritional needs shift accordingly. One aspect of older adult health that requires careful consideration is the balance of electrolytes, such as potassium. While potassium is essential for proper bodily functions, its levels can become imbalanced, leading to potential health issues. Causes of high potassium levels in elderly […]

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The Negative Effects of Elderspeak

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Communication forms the basis of human interaction, a connection that can transcend generations and build lasting relationships. Throughout life, we can find various forms of language and expression, each serving as a conduit for understanding and compassion.  When interacting with older adults and loved ones, it’s essential to have a compassionate approach. However, despite best […]

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Fun Things to Do with Elderly Parents

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Whether you’re looking to plan a memorable occasion or simply want to spend quality time together, finding fun activities to enjoy with your elderly parents can be a delightful experience. Fun activities you can do with elderly parents include rediscovering their hobbies, taking a walk down memory lane, enjoying cultural interests, engaging in a game […]

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7 Early Signs of Dementia

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It’s normal to have difficulty finding the right word or remembering where you put things as you age. However, persistent difficulties with memory, cognition, and ability to perform daily tasks may indicate something more serious. Dementia is a broad term for severe loss of memory, language, problem-solving, and other thinking abilities that interfere with daily […]

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How to Prevent Falls in Assisted Living Facilities

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Mobility Safety in Senior Living Senior living facilities provide personal care services to support an active, meaningful lifestyle. Staying physically active is one of the best ways to manage your health needs at any age. Yet, independent movement can be challenging for seniors with mobility or health concerns.  So, what can seniors do to stay […]

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