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Senior Health & Wellbeing

Information and Resources for Senior Health and Wellbeing

During a person’s advancing years, regular attention to physical and mental health becomes very important. From light exercise and proper nutrition to consistent mental stimulation, seniors, like everyone else, need an active and health-conscious lifestyle to ensure optimal physical and mental wellbeing.

Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers to provide information about Senior Health and Wellbeing and related topics.

Diabetic Eye Diseases

Diabetes is something that affects many aging adults. In fact, the American Diabetes Association estimates that nearly 25% of Americans over the age of 60 have diabetes – with type 2 being the most common.


Spotting Depression in Seniors

Depression (major depressive disorder or clinical depression) is, by definition, a medical illness characterized by a chronic sense of sadness and loss of interest in activities.


Understanding Breast Cancer

As of 2017, there are over 3 million breast cancer survivors in the United States, and awareness of breast cancer has improved leaps and bounds over the past few decades, with numerous organizations and foundations working tirelessly to provide education and community support.


Superfoods: The Importance of Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and vegetables were important then for your growth and wellbeing, but as we begin to age, they become increasingly vital.


Food Shortage: Where Seniors Can Go for Help

In this day and age, when food seems to be so readily available and accessible, it may seem surprising that hunger is one of the more prevalent problems in society.


Having a Healthy Attitude Toward Aging

One could safely assume that, between being happy and sad, a majority of us would choose the former. After all, it’s when we’re happy that we tend to be more productive and treat others with kindness and respect.


Ways That Friendship Helps Our Brains | Comfort Keepers®

Comfort Keepers is dedicated to the physical and mental health of our clients. Having a Comfort Keeper® creates an opportunity for your loved one to form a new relationship.


Seniors and Immunizations

Protection against serious infectious diseases is not just for children or infants. In many ways, immunization is more vital as we age.


The Respiratory System: Age-Related Changes & COPD

The respiratory system, like many of the other human systems (e.g., cardiovascular, digestive), is a wondrously complex and sophisticated arrangement of organs working together to maintain homeostasis.


Dysphagia in Seniors

Proper nutrition plays a vital role in physical and emotional well-being at every point in life.



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