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Pre-Diabetes: What You Need to Know

Pre-diabetes means you have blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not high enough to be called diabetes. Glucose is a form of sugar your body uses for energy. Too much glucose in your blood can damage your body … Read More

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Vitamin D Deficiency: Why Seniors Are at Increased Risk during the Winter

Vitamins and minerals are essential for optimum health. Unfortunately, many older adults are at increased risk of deficiencies for many reasons. A leading cause is that the body’s ability to absorb essential nutrients decreases with age. It can put the … Read More

Posted in Health and Diet Nutrition Tips

Signs a Senior Needs Help at Home

Admitting the need for help and accepting assistance is not easy for people as they age. The responsibility often falls on family members to recognize the signs that an aging loved one might need support with completing the activities of daily … Read More

Posted in Activities of Daily Living

5 Fall Prevention Measures You Can’t Afford to Put Off

Bad fall can be life-altering for an older adult – from broken hips that impair mobility to a traumatic brain injury that could cause irreparable damage. Unfortunately, the threat of falls is all too prevalent for older adults, with more … Read More

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12 Dementia Care Tips Caregivers Wish They’d Known Sooner

Learn from caregivers who have been through it Caring for someone with dementia isn’t intuitive and doesn’t come naturally. There’s a lot to learn, but you don’t have to figure everything out the hard way. In a helpful article below … Read More

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