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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.

Heart-Healthy Foods?

The concept that particular foods promote healthier hearts is not new. It is a fact that a well-balanced nutritional diet contributes to good health throughout a lifetime.



Helping Seniors Cope with the Loss of a Spouse

Bereavement can have a devastating impact on the immune systems of seniors, and may explain why many older spouses soon die after the loss of their loved ones.


Herbal Supplements and Prescription Medications: What Seniors Should Know

Think of any condition, disease, or ailment. The odds are pretty high that at least one type of prescription medication exists for it.


High Cholesterol: Its Dangers and Help with Prevention

Because there are seldom signs or symptoms of high blood cholesterol, many individuals are not aware that their cholesterol level may be too high.


HIV in the Senior Population

It is not uncommon to think of HIV as something that primarily affects those that are younger – and that, consequently, it is of less concern as we age.


Home Care Promotes Better Senior Health

Home care promotes senior health in numerous ways.


Home Care Services Helpful in Seniors with Depression

Home care services serve many purposes in today's healthcare market. These services allow seniors to live independently in their homes, and serve to assist family members, friends and other loved ones who care for seniors.


Home Care Tips for Improving Memory for Seniors

While some decline in cognitive ability is to be expected as one gets older, there are ways to delay or even prevent memory loss.


How Hypertension Affects Memory

Oops, you did it again...forgot someone's phone number, could not remember what you had for lunch yesterday, or for a moment maybe you were not able to recall your neighbor's name. Simple signs, you chuckle to yourself, of growing older.



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