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Seniors: Don't Discount a Discount

When people reach a certain age or just get near to being senior, they may become unwilling to acknowledge it because they are embarrassed or they can’t accept the reality that they have reached THAT age. There’s nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, there are many valuable offers and discounted deals just waiting to be discovered, that are available only to the “older generation”. Some deals are extended only to those aged 65 and older, but m

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Can Diabetes make you blind?

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading causes of blindness today. Knowing what it is, what causes it, and how it's treated is critical for anyone with diabetes. What is diabetic retinopathy? Light focuses on an area in the back known as the retina. That is where special cells translate light waves into signals that the brain understands. This part of the eye receives a steady flow of blood and nutrients from microscopic

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How wearable technology can keep you younger - longer

How Wearables Can Help You Stay Healthy From the Pebble to the Apple Watch to Samsung Galaxy Gear, smartwatches are the talk of the town. Are you ready to jump on the bandwagon? Wearables are great for keeping track of your health and keeping you safe as you age. These are some of my favorite wearables for seniors. Track your steps It is important to keep active, especially as you age. Fitness track

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The best creative activities for seniors

When it comes to caring for the elderly, there are some obvious things that come to mind, and physical health is foremost among them. Given the prevalence of medical conditions relating to the body among the elderly, concerns about broken bones, strokes, and so forth are all vital aspects of care. However, one thing that can sometimes sadly be overlooked is the mental component of elderly care. Why We Should Care About The Mind

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How to stop older people from falling

Each year, one in three elderly adults will take a fall and the risk of falls increases every decade. Falls are the number one reason for emergency room visits because of trauma, and for the elderly, falls can devastate their health since injuries are often severe like traumatic brain injuries or hip fractures. Despite the potential their prevalence, there is much that the elderly can do to prevent falls. Exercise regularly. T

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How to care for yourself when you're a caregiver

Unquestionably, the only person who would ever tell you that care giving is an easy job is someone that has never had to do it themselves.  For the person needing care, the loss of independence coupled with increasing physical and perhaps mental frailty can be exceptionally harrowing.  Although care is usually given with love, it can - on occasion - be received with some measure of resentment, especially if it means a reversal of the parent/child

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