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Fall Prevention For Aging Adults

Every year, more than 36 million falls are suffered by senior adults — those who are 65 and older — in the United States. Of these, 3 million seniors are injured badly enough to be transported to emergency departments to receive treatment for serious trauma to the head and broken bones — including hip fractures. Senior women fall more often than men and account for 75% of all hip fractures. Even... ❯❯❯

Everything You Need to Know About Buying a Manual Wheelchair

If you or a loved one needs a wheelchair, you may be wondering what the best option for you is. There are many different wheelchairs that you can choose from, including manual wheelchairs. This blog post will discuss everything you need to know about buying a wheelchair. We will cover the benefits of getting a manual wheelchair, what to look for in a lightweight wheelchair, and how much they... ❯❯❯

How to Know if Your Parent Needs Live-in Care

How to Know if Your Parent Needs Live-in CareAs your parent gets older, their strengths and capabilities will begin to deteriorate. Their needs may change significantly over the span of only a few years, and it may come to a point when everyday activities are difficult to complete on their own. Services, such as live in care, can support your parent to continue living their life as normally and independently as possible. A live-in... ❯❯❯

What To Know When Getting A Mobility Scooter

What To Know When Getting A Mobility ScooterGrowing old is just a part of everyone’s life. We all have to accept it whether we like it or not. When you’re young, it's hard to believe that one day you will have to sit down to be able to put a pair of socks on. You’re so caught up in being able to do all the things you want, and do not even think about those later years in your life. Slowly but surely, you struggle to do things that used... ❯❯❯

How To Eat Heart-Healthy As Your Appetite Decreases

Eating foods that are good for the heart is something we should seek to do at any age, state of wellness, or indeed appetite. For many growing older or being less physically able brings a lower desire to eat, and for some that can mean not eating enough of the healthy foods our body needs — making it particularly difficult to do if you have a smaller appetite and don’t really want to eat very... ❯❯❯

Tips for Starting a Liver Detox

Beginning a liver detox can be one of the best things you do for your health journey if you have never done it before. That being said, in order to have a successful detox that will have long-term benefits, there are some key tips that you need to know about.  Here is everything you need to know about how to start a successful liver detox with long-term benefits.  First Off, Why Would You Do a... ❯❯❯

Choosing Assisted Living Home For Your Loved One in Oxnard

When you are searching for an assisted living home in Oxnard, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. How do you know that you are choosing the right senior care home in Oxnard? Will they take care of your loved one, the way you would want them to? Will your loved one adapt well to being moved from their home to an assisted living facility in Oxnard, and will they be happy there? ... ❯❯❯

3 Major Ways Vaping Adversely Affects the Lung

3 Major Ways Vaping Adversely Affects the LungGoods and service providers are often going to do all that it takes to paint their goods/services as very good. They would pull so many publicity stunts focused on magnifying the benefits and leaving out the downsides. This is the experience with many brands that produce vaping products such as e-cigarettes (rechargeable and disposable); vape pens; tank systems; E-Juices & E-Liquid. Many of the... ❯❯❯

Common Diseases Caused by Aging

Aging is inevitable, but in order to stay healthy for as long as possible, it is important to know the tell-tale signs of aging and understand how diseases associated with aging can be treated and prevented. What Is Aging?  Throughout our lives, our cells die and regenerate themselves several times in a process called apoptosis. For some cells, such as colon cells and skin cells, this process... ❯❯❯

A Retirement Relocation Checklist

A Retirement Relocation ChecklistAre you considering relocating somewhere for retirement? The key to a successful relocation for retirement comes with researching best states to retire. After all, you want to be certain you are choosing the right place to settle down. By using a retirement checklist, you can be certain you go through the necessary stages to make the right selection and have a successful relocation. 1. Health... ❯❯❯

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