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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.

Want to Stay Mobile? Get Positioned

Imagine staying indoors, afraid to leave the house during winter because ice and snow present such a great risk for falling. Maybe you live in a beautiful, warm climate, but you have stopped some of your activities, like hiking, exploring, or walking for fear you may run into problems and be unable to summon help. This idea is not very farfetched; many adults begin to limit their activities as they age, believing that as they age, they are able to do less physically. The irony is that remaining


Footloose and Fancy Free: Caring for Feet as You Age

Many older adults get frequent checkups, exercise regularly, and in general try to take good care of themselves, but one aspect of their health that they (and for that matter, younger people) frequently neglect is good foot care. Foot injury, neglect, and disease are major factors contributing to mobility, or lack thereof, in older adults.


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.


Flu Prevention for Seniors

More than 60 percent of seasonal flu-related hospitalizations occur in people 65 years and older, the CDC reports on www.cdc.gov. About 90 percent of deaths that occur from influenza


Acetaminophen Toxicity: Monitoring Senior Health

The availability and usage of acetaminophen can be dangerous for seniors if it is not monitored.


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.


Changing Sleep Patterns as We Age

As we age we often experience normal changes in our sleeping patterns. But disturbed sleep, waking up tired every day and other symptoms of insomnia are not a normal part of aging.


Why Am I So Cold?


Eat Well, Live Well, Be Well

Good nutrition and regular physical activity in healthy senior adults helps maintain wellbeing.


Benefits of Shopping for Older Adults

Many older adults lead active, fulfilling lives that break down the stereotype of aging grandparents sitting passively on rocking chairs waiting for family visits.



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