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By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on July 9, 2024

Though many health concerns affecting elderly people have similar statistics for both genders, there are some conditions senior women may be at higher risk for. However, scheduling an annual checkup can give your elderly loved one a greater chance of preventing certain issues or treating them if they’re caught early enough. Here’s a list of …

By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on May 28, 2024

New research has shown the human nose is capable of detecting one trillion odors, but there are relatively few people who can detect subtle changes in body odor. One of these “super smellers” is a Scottish woman named Joy Milne. Her observation that people with Parkinson’s have a distinct smell is inspiring researchers to investigate …

By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on March 26, 2024

Seniors shouldn’t think about aging as a gradual decrease in their quality of life. They should instead think about the many ways life has gotten better as they’ve aged and how these advantages far outweigh the disadvantages of aging. Check out the following reasons older adults should embrace the years to come.   1. Ability …

By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on March 22, 2024

While discussing end-of-life wishes isn’t a conversation anyone enjoys, it’s important for seniors and their caregivers and family members to have open discussions as soon as possible. Understanding and respecting a senior loved one’s wishes can ensure his or her final months or years are as pleasant, comfortable, and stress-free as possible. This guide will help …

By AH Frederick, 9:00 am on March 21, 2024

Since the benefits of regular meditation are so great, an increasing number of seniors are becoming interested in the practice. As with any new activity, meditating may seem daunting at first, but it’s actually quite simple, and anyone can do it. Here are a few tips to help your senior loved one get started.    …