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How to Boost Your Immune System


With the current COVID-19 situation sweeping our nation, a focus on immune system health has become more critical than ever. People with compromised immune systems, like many of the elderly population, have been deemed more at risk than other demographics. This is consistent with other illnesses such an influenza, however the nature of the COVID-19...
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Caregiver Burnout & Important Self-Care


There are more than 43 million caregivers in the United States, can you believe that! A caregiver, by this definition, is a person who provides unpaid care to an adult or a child in need. Of that number, more than half (over 34 million!) have provided care to another adult over the age of 50.These informal caregivers are different than people who p...
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Caregiver Burnout & Important Self-Care


There are more than 43 million caregivers in the United States, can you believe that! A caregiver, by this definition, is a person who provides unpaid care to an adult or a child in need. Of that number, more than half (over 34 million!) have provided care to another adult over the age of 50.These informal caregivers are different than people who p...
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Circulation in the Elderly & Cold Weather


Circulation: movement to and fro or around something, especially that of fluid in a closed system. Our circulatory system, or the cardiovascular system, permits blood to circulate throughout the body. It also transports nutrients, oxygen, carbon dioxide, blood cells and hormones to and from the cells of our body to provide nourishment. As we age, t...
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Osteoporosis: What You Can Do Now


Did you know that one in three women over the age of 50 will experience an osteoporotic fracture? That is quite a few women affected by this disease. While most often associated with women, osteoporosis also affects men. One in five men over the age of 50 will also suffer some kind of osteoporotic fracture.What is Osteoporosis?The definition of ost...
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Why Hydration for the Elderly is So Important


Water is vital to life, no matter how old we. As humans, our bodies are made of 60% water. Our various organs (heart, brain, kidneys and skin) are also composed of mostly water. Even our bones are 31% water!We know that hydration is important during the warmer summer months. This is especially vital to the elderly population because their body wate...
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