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Summer Survival Kits: A Message from Our CEO

“Seniors often won’t admit they can’t deal with extreme heat like they used to. If they have dementia or Alzheimer’s, they don’t even realize they’re thirsty, hot or dizzy. That’s why it’s absolutely vital that aging family members have the resources right at their fingertips to be healthy and safe,” says Peter Ross, CEO and [...]

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5 More Cancer-Fighting Foods

We found 5 more foods that help fight cancer. Some of these foods are fun to work into your diet and can add a bit of spice! This article was syndicated and originally appeared on the Senior Helpers website.

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5 Cancer-Fighting Foods

Cancer is a scary possibility for anyone, but as we age, our risk for cancer becomes even greater. These 5 foods are easy to work into your diet and are credited with some major cancer-fighting powers. This article was syndicated and originally appeared on the Senior Helpers website.

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Is Dad Depressed or Showing Signs of Dementia? Let this Father’s Day be the last that Dad is Suffering

This Father’s Day, thousands of families will come home to find that Dad has lost his usual “spark.” He’s sad and sluggish. He’s not himself and he’s forgetting things. Is it depression or dementia? These two health issues are often confusing to diagnose and difficult to distinguish. This article was syndicated and originally appeared on [...]

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Tips to Keep Summer Adventures from Becoming Misadventures

After an unusually warm winter, it’s no surprise that summer seems to arrive even earlier in some parts of the country. Seniors need to be especially cautious when the temperatures and the humidity are high of course; but in the cooler mornings and evening and even throughout the day when it is cooler, there is [...]

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Beat the Heat: Important Health Information for Seniors in the Summer

The increase in heat, sun exposure, and time spent outdoors that comes with the summer months carries health risks for everyone, but these risks can be especially dangerous for seniors. This article was syndicated and originally appeared on the Senior Helpers website.

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The Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors

Man’s best friend is no longer simply a warm welcome when you walk through the front door. Many scientific studies are now promoting pet ownership among senior citizens for the health benefits. This article was syndicated and originally appeared on the Senior Helpers website.

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Tips for taking a vacation with your aging parents

Taking vacations aren’t always relaxing. In fact, many people take vacations to escape stress only to find out there’s even more waiting for them upon arrival. Make sure that this doesn’t happen for your next family vacation. To better ensure that you and your parent’s next vacation is a good one, try taking these tips. [...]

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How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

The American Heart Association reports that on average, one American dies every 39 seconds from cardiovascular disease (CVD). That’s about 2,200 Americans every day. No doubt you have heard of the many things an individual can do to reduce the risk of CVD including; exercise, lose weight, lower the cholesterol level and take a low [...]

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Depression and Grief in Seniors: Part 4 – Types of Depression

Depression strikes in several forms. The term clinical depression just means that the depression is severe enough to require treatment. Thus, when a senior has been badly depressed during a defined period, he or she can be said to have had an episode of clinical depression. This article was syndicated and originally appeared on the [...]

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