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  • Top Problems Seniors Face With Transportation
    by Samuel Wilkinson on July 12, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    When you cross the 60-year mark, most people consider you elderly. One of the most significant disadvantages that comes with old age is the fact that you can no longer go where you want when you […]

  • Lung Cancer Screening: Program, Guidelines, Recommendations
    by Samuel Wilkinson on July 11, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    The one thing that makes lung cancer one of the most lethal types of cancer is the fact that it’s hard to notice before it grows in size. But if you undertake lung screenings on a regular […]

  • Hearing Problems in the Elderly
    by Gavin Brown on July 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Do you need to repeat yourself when talking to your elderly loved one? Do they ask you to speak more loudly and slowly? Hearing problems are common for people over 65 years old and are a normal part […]

  • What to Do When Seniors Refuse Their Medications
    by Gavin Brown on July 9, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    One of the common problems in older adults is refusing to take medications prescribed by doctors. They can be stubborn, and you may struggle with them. I know this from my personal experience. My […]

  • Living with High Blood Pressure
    by Gavin Brown on July 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is common all over the world. Seniors are more prone to suffer from this condition, but there is also a significant number of younger people with increased blood […]

  • Hot Weather Safety Tips
    by Gavin Brown on July 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Summer is here and so are the hot days. Hot weather creates problems for all of us, but it is especially dangerous for seniors. High temperatures and humidity kill almost 200 US citizens every year, […]

  • Ways to Boost Your Memory
    by Gavin Brown on July 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    As we age, our memory is declining. That seems to be a normal process and an inevitable part of aging. However, how come there are people over 85 with a memory as sharp as when they were young? What […]

  • Can You Get Rid of Diabetes With Diet and Exercise?
    by Samuel Wilkinson on July 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    People who have diabetes know the harsh truth. Managing this disease is like having a second job. Every diabetes patient has the same regimen. They monitor blood sugar levels, take medications at a […]

  • Tips for July 4th Fun with Elderly Loved Ones
    by Samuel Wilkinson on July 4, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Holidays are the time when everyone needs to have fun. But what’s also important is to be safe. Parties that celebrate patriotism are a great way for friends and family to get together and […]

  • 4th of July Ideas for Activities With Seniors
    by Samuel Wilkinson on July 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Older adults all over the United States have a chance to engage with their friends and family to celebrate the 4th of July. But some activities that seniors practiced in their youth might no longer […]