Senior Confusion on Home Care Services

Re-posting an article I read recently.  My takeaway is simple...there is great confusion in the elderly community regarding home care services...Medicare can not, and will not, cover the aging elderly population... ******************************************** It’s extremely easy for people to be led by...

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Summer Heat and Senior Dehydration

Dehydration can cause issues such as low blood pressure, cognitive impairment, and urinary tract infections.  Proper hydration is vital to keeping the body regulated.  Seniors, those over age 65, are much more prone to heat related issues than other...

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Benefits of Staying Hydrated for Elderly

We are entering the hotter months of summer.  Always a good time for a reminder on staying hydrated -- especially for seniors and aging parents. It is sometimes difficult to remember to drink (extra) water.  Best time is before you...

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Hobbies and Aging Seniors

Upon retirement, or being widowed, life for aging seniors becomes less busy.  In many cases, the change of routine and work-related focus -- or, the attention and care given to spouse who has passed away -- can lead to...

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Men, Depression, and Hobbies

Do you know a man in your life who seems depressed, and doesn't have a reason to get up and get going to start the day? Men are viewed as more goal-oriented than women...but research also shows a much higher...

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Men’s Health

What makes men any different than women when it comes to paying attention to their health? For starters, many men largely ignore their health – whether they may be young or elderly -- and those that see their physician are often pushed...

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Seniorities TV: Transportation Services for Seniors

Co-host, "Seniorities" As Chairman of the Board, Scituate Council on Aging, I co-host a bi-monthly program with Linda Hayes, Executive Director of the COA. Click on link below as we discuss Transportation services - locally, and for scheduled medical appointments -...

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Most Frequent Infections in Elderly

As our aging adult population continues to grow older, all become prone to various common infections. Due to changes in metabolism, chemical balances, vitamin deficiencies, and changes in immune system, the aging process can expose seniors to infections. The more awareness...

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