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PTSD and Senior Citizens

For many seniors, the recognition and understanding of PTSD came much later in their lives, leading some to live with undiagnosed symptoms for decades.

By |August 15th, 2023|Assisted Living, Memory Care, Senior Health|Comments Off on PTSD and Senior Citizens
  • memory function , memory care in Venice

How Fragrance Affects Memory Function

Memory is a vital part of our daily lives, allowing us to recall precious moments, important information, and even simple everyday tasks. As we age, the ability to retain sharp memory becomes a concern for many, especially those in assisted living facilities or those with family members facing memory-related challenges. The good news is that [...]

By |August 8th, 2023|Memory Care|Comments Off on How Fragrance Affects Memory Function

Laughter Really is Healthy for Seniors

Laughter offers long-term health effects, boosting the immune system, battling disease, alleviating pain, and even achieving longevity.

By |August 3rd, 2023|Senior Health|Comments Off on Laughter Really is Healthy for Seniors
  • Venice senior living facility

Medicaid and Medicare in 2023

The new wave of Medicaid rules will significantly shape the healthcare landscape for seniors, directly impacting eligibility and benefits.

By |August 1st, 2023|Senior Consumer Information|Comments Off on Medicaid and Medicare in 2023
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Essential Traits of Senior Caregivers

Senior caregivers are very special people who are dedicated to the health, happiness and well-being of a parent or loved one.

By |July 27th, 2023|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Essential Traits of Senior Caregivers
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Why Sleeping While Sitting May Be Harmful

Many older adults are prone to sleeping while sitting in a chair or wheelchair, but this behavior may be the culprit behind many unexpected health problems.

By |July 25th, 2023|Senior Health|Comments Off on Why Sleeping While Sitting May Be Harmful

Fighting Back Against Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a general condition that causes bones to become brittle and weak; to the point that even small movements might cause them to fracture.

By |July 21st, 2023|Senior Health|Comments Off on Fighting Back Against Osteoporosis
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Urgent Update: Heat Advisory

While being outside in this heat while unprepared could threaten anyone's safety, people over the age of 65 are more prone to heat-related health concerns, especially if they don't maintain an adequate level of hydration.

By |July 18th, 2023|Assisted Living, Senior Health|Comments Off on Urgent Update: Heat Advisory
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Identifying (or Preventing) A Stroke

While someone of any age might suffer a stroke, the vast majority - 62% according to the CDC - occur in people over the age of 65.

By |July 13th, 2023|Senior Health|Comments Off on Identifying (or Preventing) A Stroke
  • elder parent care

Home Health Care vs. Hospice Care

Hospice is designed for individuals with a terminal illness and a life expectancy of no more than six months. Home health care is for recovering from an illness, injury or surgery.

By |July 11th, 2023|Senior Consumer Information, Senior Health|Comments Off on Home Health Care vs. Hospice Care