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What’s New with the Seasonal Flu: Updates for Seniors

COVID-19 has certainly been a priority, but don’t forget to prepare for the upcoming influenza season as well! The Upcoming Flu Season Last winter was a mild flu season, which was a blessing considering the ongoing pandemic struggles and the overburdened healthcare system.  In spite of that, there is no guarantee that this winter will […]

Home Safety for Seniors

Our homes provide warmth, familiarity, and feelings of continued independence and safety. With more and more seniors living independently, it has become more critical to make sure that they are safe at home. According to a study by the Federal Housing Administration, 90% of most homeowners advancing their retirement age wish to still reside in […]

Helping Seniors Stay Hydrated

To stay hydrated, seniors require 40 ounces of water each day, which is eight five-ounce glasses. However, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality studies show that seniors over 65 years of age have the most hospitalization rates for admission due to dehydration. There is also an estimate that up to 40% of retired seniors […]

AGING ADULTS AND DIABETES: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Learn about adult diabetes, primary causes, how to reduce your risk, and how to manage the disease for better overall health! If you are new to living with diabetes, it is important to know the basics. Understanding the disease is the first step to managing it. Many people can control the symptoms with lifestyle changes […]