Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease: A Closer Look

Alzheimer’s disease is a challenging and often devastating condition that primarily affects older individuals, gradually robbing them of their cognitive abilities. It’s crucial to shed light on this condition, especially in the context of senior care, as it is a leading cause of dementia. Alzheimer’s Awareness Month serves as an opportune moment to discuss ways…

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Breast Cancer Awareness and Early Detection Tips for Senior Citizens

Breast cancer is a pressing concern that affects people of all ages, including senior citizens. Despite this, many older individuals may underestimate their risk and overlook early detection methods. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of breast cancer awareness among senior citizens and offer valuable tips for early detection. 1. Understanding the Risks: Senior…

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Beat the Heat: Staying Safe during Summer Months

As the sunny days and warm temperatures of summer approach, it’s important for seniors to be aware of the potential dangers associated with heat and dehydration. With age, our bodies become more vulnerable to the heat, making it crucial for seniors to take extra precautions to stay safe during these months. In this blog post,…

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month

How much do you know about Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a chronic neurologic condition that was discovered in 1817 by a physician named Dr. James Parkinson. PD is a progressive disease, which causes a gradual loss of the nerve cells in the brain that produce dopamine. Because dopamine carries signals to the part…

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National Kidney Month

Kidney diseases are the leading cause of death in the US. For National Kidney Month we are focusing in on one of the most common, yet silent conditions: chronic kidney disease. Chronic kidney disease, or CKD, is estimated to effect 37 million US adults, but most cases go undiagnosed. 40% of people with severely reduced kidney…

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American Heart Month

It is American Heart Month! This is an incredibly important and relevant topic for the average American senior because 75% of men and women between the ages of 60-75 suffer from some form of cardiovascular disease. There are many actions you can take to help you and your heart stay healthy while you age. Here…

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Monday Minute: Veteran’s Day and How We Can Give Back

“To me, Veterans Day is a holy day where I reminisce of the truly great sacrifices, and in some cases the ultimate sacrifice that my brothers and sisters in service were willing to endure so that this country remains the home of the brave and land of the free.” – Section Head, Marine For Life Network…

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