Dental Care for Seniors (65+)

The following content was submitted and authored by the dental experts at NewMouth... After the age of 65, new oral challenges are introduced as the body continues to age. Common conditions that affect seniors include dry mouth, oral cancer, root...

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Corona Virus, Part 3

People who think they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact their physician immediately. However, there is - not yet - a specific antiviral treatment recommended for COVID-19. For severe cases, treatment could include care...

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Corona Virus, Part 2

Can someone spread the virus without being sick? People are thought to be most contagious when they are most symptomatic (the sickest). Some spread might be possible before people show symptoms; there have been reports of this...

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Corona Virus, Part 1

We are in the midst of constant news updates regarding the corona virus, its health effects, and status on a global scale. The following information was issued from the Center for Disease Control. Updates will be forthcoming: Make...

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Needing Additional Care Services at Home

When to consider home help? How to decide if now, or the very near future, is the proper time for additional home care assistance?  Certainly, the decision making process can be quite difficult if under stress, or due to an...

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Reduce Cholesterol

High cholesterol levels put seniors at greater risk of heart disease and stroke. According to the American Heart Association, it’s important for seniors to take steps to keep their cholesterol levels under control. Elderly parents, and their...

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Winter Brings Difficulties to Elderly

During winter months, many seniors become listless, bored and stagnant. They don't like the cold and snow, so they stay indoors. Becoming housebound can create a unique set of health and safety problems for elderly living alone.  Often, professional...

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Brain Training for Elderly

In the United States, approximately 40% of seniors (those over the age of 65 years) experience age-related memory impairment. Keep in mind, memory functions and mental health are closely connected. Helping older adults stay sharp can also improve...

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