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The Dangers of Seniors Driving

Driving comes with its own risks that can become more challenging the older one gets. While the teen years and early 20s come with inexperience and rash decision making, drivers over the age of 65 have unique circumstances that can impede their ability to drive safely. In 2017, there were approximately 44 million drivers over the age of 65 in the United States, which is a 63% increase from 1999.... ❯❯❯

3 Reasons Why Respite Care is a Great Option

3 Reasons Why Respite Care is a Great OptionRespite care provides much-needed support for you and your carer. It's a great option for receiving care when your carer is planning to go on a holiday, or look after other members of the family, or even just for a break. There are great benefits to receiving respite care, and we'll uncover them in this article. 3 Major Benefits of Respite Care Your Carer Can Look after their Mental Health ... ❯❯❯

Warning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Warning Signs of Nursing Home AbuseWarning Signs of Nursing Home Abuse Elder abuse is believed to be as rampant as child abuse, but it often flies under the radar. Nursery home abuse survivors are either too incapacitated or too scared or ashamed to report abuse in settings they are supposed to feel like home. Fortunately, there are some common warning signs that an elderly person may be abused. You just need to keep an eye out... ❯❯❯

3 Things to Know About Home Oxygen Therapy

Our bodies can’t survive without the oxygen that we take in from the air we breathe. However, for people who suffer from diseases of the lungs or other types of medical conditions that affect the lungs, it can be difficult to get enough of that oxygen. Not getting enough can leave you feeling short of breath while also causing issues with your brain, heart, and other body parts.  Oxygen is a... ❯❯❯

8 Myths About Dentures You Should Never Believe

Many myths have emerged over the years, but the most critical ones are those surrounding your health. From misconceptions about MSG being a cause of cancer to eggs contributing to high cholesterol, many of this information – some of which are passed down from generation to generation – are actually inaccurate. In fact, some of them are far-fetched as far as science is concerned. And that... ❯❯❯

9 Effective Strategies for Alzheimer's Disease Prevention

With the American population living longer and healthier lives due to advancements in health care, more and more people are living to an age where they develop the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Because Alzheimer’s disease can have such devastating consequences, there’s a lot of interest in how to prevent this chronic, progressive disease. Recent research shows there are steps you can take to... ❯❯❯

4 Things You Should Know About Elder Law

4 Things You Should Know About Elder LawGetting old is inevitable. Unfortunately, when you age, it doesn’t mean you’re exempted from any financial or legal issues. This is one of the reasons why planning for your senior life is crucial for your protection and that of your family. Typically, you might need to make some care-, financial-, and estate-related decisions to make sure everything runs smoothly as you age. These decisions have... ❯❯❯

Reasons why your kid is getting continuously sick

From a general perspective, no child is really like the other. From the way they develop in the mother’s womb, to birth, growth, and development, all children generally have significant differences. After all, they all develop into different individuals.  The health of kids is also the same. Even those born of the same mother and growing in the same environment may register a very different... ❯❯❯

How to Look Young Without Makeup

How to Look Young Without MakeupWe all dream about a long, fulfilling life. But how many of us are working toward this dream? Whether you think your aging would naturally slow down, perhaps you are mistaken. Your diet, other environmental influences, and the amount of attention you pay to it exacerbate aging – stuff you can monitor. And the best way to gracefully have healthier-looking skin and age is by taking care of your... ❯❯❯

5 Tips for Managing Incontinence

5 Tips for Managing IncontinenceIncontinence pertains to the accidental or involuntary expulsion of urine, wind, or feces from your body. It’s a common problem for people in their older years, where they no longer have full control over their bladders or sphincter muscles. Nonetheless, some younger adults also have this issue. Fortunately, there are several best incontinence products in the market today to help you alleviate... ❯❯❯

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