Common health issues that affect the elderly

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Millions of Americans aged 65 and older suffer from long-term medical conditions. As our population ages, this is expected to increase. In 2030, experts predict seven million older people will suffer from chronic health conditions. As the population ages and long-term medical conditions become more prevalent, emergency room visits increase. However, the top cause of…

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Grief and the Holidays: Tips for Coping

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Grief from losing a loved one is common during the holidays and can cause an influx of sadness. Christmas music, parties, and festive decorations meant to bring joy can remind us of our losses. Most people who have lost a loved one experience the most pain during the holiday season. Here are some tips for…

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Assisted living versus aging in place

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As a loved one ages, it becomes more challenging to care for them. Especially as a loved one’s health declines, it can be challenging to balance your needs and theirs. The pros and cons of assisted living and keeping a loved one at home should be considered when deciding whether to send them to one.…

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Causes and Symptoms of Dehydration in Older Adults

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As we age, our bodies undergo a variety of changes. Seniors can become deficient in nutrients, while others may harm their senses and quality of life. As we age, our bodies may lose the ability to recognize natural feelings like hunger and thirst. As a result, your body may become dehydrated, and you may lose…

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