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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.

Seasonal Depression


Self-Engagement in Wellbeing Enhances Quality of Life

Ensuring senior adults are actively involved in their own health and well-being is a priority for health professionals and policy makers.


Senior Nutrition

The challenges of hunger and under-nutrition among America's aging population.


Senior Nutrition: Foods that Can Reduce the Risk of Heart Disease

As we age, the risk of heart disease can increase due to a condition known as atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis occurs when the arteries begin to narrow from plaque buildup in the arterial walls, disrupting blood flow throughout the body. If blood flow stops altogether, from a blood clot, the outcome could include a heart attack or stroke.


Seniors and Bullying

One would think that with age, issues such as bullying would fade into the past. After all, the subject of bullying is closely associated with children and not adults. However, seniors are victims of bullying, too. In fact, some reports have shown that se


Seniors and Exercise


Seniors and Grief: Coping With Loss During The Holidays

Many seniors feel they have to pretend all is well during the holidays for the sake of others. But it's important to set aside time to grieve, ask for help if you need it, and forego traditions that are just too hard since your loved one passed.


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.


Seniors and Kidney Health

Physical well-being is contingent upon the health of all of our organs, and while the areas of focus for seniors may often be the heart and brain, the kidneys are just as important and should demand the same level of care and attention.


Seniors and Malnutrition

As we age, our bodies require fewer calories, yet we require more protein, calcium, B vitamins, and other nutrients.



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