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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.

Protecting the Liver as We Age

The liver is one of the body’s true powerhouses – an organ that performs a staggering number of important functions simultaneously. Not only does it convert nutrients into bile, a substance that helps with the digestion process, it also produces amino acids that play a key role in fighting infections.


Recognition and Prevention of Cardiovascular Trouble

As we age, our bodies change. What is normal? What is not? In this article, we look at the cardiovascular system to see how it ages.


Recommended Immunizations for Seniors

Several preventable diseases can cause serious illness and even death in unvaccinated seniors.


Recovery after a Heart Attack

A heart attack, also known as acute myocardial infarction (AMI), changes the lives of both seniors and their caregivers.


Reducing Risk of Hospital Return after Total Knee Replacement

Since 1991, there has been a substantial increase in the number of senior adults receiving total knee replacements. In the United States alone, approximately 600,000 are performed annually.


Reducing the Risk of Pneumonia in Seniors

Pneumonia may be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi, and results in inflammation and decreased circulation to one or both of the lungs. As circulation to the lungs decreases, oxygen in the blood declines.


Relaxation Rituals for Older Adults


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.



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