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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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Happy Older Americans Month!


Every May, we celebrate Older Americans Month. The Administration for Community Living leads this annual recognition of our senior generation. For 2019, the theme is "Connect, Create, Contribute". Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation.Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrich...
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Get Moving for Better Health!


Have you heard this recent "fad"? Sitting is the new smoking, meant to suggest that a sedentary lifestyle is as dangerous to your health as smoking. Cigarettes, tobacco use and vaping are definitely very unhealthy habits for people of any age. The health benefits of stopping these behaviors can add years to your life. You can combat obesity, high b...
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Senior Living Options & Opportunities


Senior Living: Options and OpportunitiesThe Baby Boomer generation is aging, and with that comes the demand for reliable information about senior living and healthcare options. Things have changed a lot over the last few decades, and seniors looking for care have a plethora of options.The Villas Senior Care Community in Sherman is a campus with mul...
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Music Therapy & Seniors

Music Therapy can be beneficial to seniors with Alzheimer's.

"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." – Bob MarleyMusic TherapyLanguage and cultures vary from place to place, but music is universal. It doesn't matter how old or young you are, or what challenges you may have, music has the power to reverberate deep within a person. The American Music Therapy Association defines music ...
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