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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.

Taking Steps to Manage COPD

Learn how to help manage the symptoms of COPD in seniors.


The Benefits of Water Exercise


The Challenges of Glaucoma as We Age

When facing the aging process, we know there are challenges...but we also know these challenges do not have to ruin our fun. Growing old is a fact of life.


The Facts About Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD): What Seniors Should Know

Most seniors have heard of someone who has had age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The possibility of AMD as one grows older is a reality, but getting the facts can help ease the fear about this common eye condition.


The Great Outdoors: Tips for Beating the Heat in August

Just because it is hot outside, seniors should not be encouraged to hibernate indoors all day.


The Importance of Maintaining Healthy Family Relationships

Caregiving for a family member can be pleasing and challenging. A strong family unit and support system is essential when caring for a senior loved one.


The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Elderly adults are one of the most at risk groups for dehydration. Signs and symptoms of dehydration can be virtually identical to senile dementia symptoms, age dementia symptoms and Alzheimers symptoms.


The Key to Maintaining Brain Health Late in Life

When it comes to exploring the brain, it would seem that with each breakthrough the scientific community makes, new unprecedented questions arise.


The Obesity Epidemic: How Does It Affect Seniors?

Obesity, today, is a hot topic. In fact, due to the significant rise of obesity in children and the subsequent health issues it causes, health experts predict that today's children may have shorter life spans than their parents.


The Relationship Between Diet and Fatigue

The old adage "you are what you eat" is well known, but have you ever really thought about what it means?



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