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Overcoming the Emotional Effects of Stroke

After a stroke, the patient might feel not only physical impairments but also emotional changes. And just like the physical ones, the emotional effects of stroke can also get better over time. For instance, experiencing depression is common for strok...

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Ways to Fall-Proof Your Home

Because of weak knees or illnesses like arthritis, our seniors have mobility limitations that may cause them to fall. Statistics show that six out of ten falls happen at home. If you have a senior loved one at home, you may need to fall-proof your ho...

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Senior Depression – Its Symptoms and Common Causes

While it is a common occurrence in seniors especially if they are isolated from their loved ones, depression is not a normal part of aging. It is a condition that not only affects their mood and energy but also other aspects of their life such as sle...

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Common Causes of Slips and Falls in Seniors

Falls are among the leading causes of injury in seniors. According to the CDC, more than one out of four older people fall each year. Less than half tell their doctors, and falling once usually doubles their chances of falling again. As a provider of...

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How Transportation Services Benefit the Elderly

As once engaged and active members of the community, it’s natural for older adults to feel frustrated or isolated when they are no longer capable of driving. From cognitive decline to eyesight problems, many hindrances affect their ability to trave...

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Senior Care: How Hepatitis Affects the Elderly

As people age, taking on a more proactive role is detrimental to managing your health. With World Hepatitis Day taking place on the 28th of July this year, the annual event aims to raise awareness on hepatitis. While you may not think seniors should ...

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