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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.

Seniors and Malnutrition

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


Seniors and Medications

Medication mismanagement can be minimal or extreme. Forgetting to take medication can cause obvious problems but may not be of great concern if it does not happen often.


Seniors and Overmedication

For some, taking medications is essential to maintaining health, and can’t be avoided. But evidence suggests − and experts agree − that millions of people are taking more medications than needed.


Seniors and Post-Holiday Blues: Why it Happens and What to Do

If you're feeling let down after the holiday season, we'll offer you 10 great ways to get your spirit back.


Seniors and Seasonal Depression


Seniors and Sleep: How much do they need?

How much sleep do seniors need? What can they do to make getting and staying asleep easier? This article explores these and other questions and offers medical information about seniors and sleep.


Seniors and the Road to Quality Sleep

he older we get, the harder it becomes to get a good night’s sleep. Beginning in our late 20s, there’s a steep decline in the amount of deep sleep we get each night – and by the time we reach 50, that amount is reduced by more than half.


Seniors at Greater Risk for Chronic Dehydration

Staying hydrated may seem like a straightforward proposition: you get thirsty, you drink. However, particularly for seniors, it is not always this simple. Seniors are at a higher risk for dehydration than younger adults.


Seniors Living With Chronic Pain

Seniors are more vulnerable than the average person to chronic pain.


Seniors: Tips for Healthy Eating

The normal aging process instigates changes throughout the body. Perhaps the most important change seniors undergo relates to nutrition.



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