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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.

Skin Cancer and Seniors

It may not be surprising to learn that cases of skin cancer among seniors are more prevalent than in the younger population.


Thyroid Disease and Seniors

As seniors embrace the golden years, they have many things to look forward to retirement, watching their children begin families of their own, playing with grandchildren, and hopefully enjoying a full life with the wisdom of age on their side.


Seniors and Grief: Coping With Loss During The Holidays

Many seniors feel they have to pretend all is well during the holidays for the sake of others. But it's important to set aside time to grieve, ask for help if you need it, and forego traditions that are just too hard since your loved one passed.


The Signs of Arthritis

Did you know that there are more than 100 types of arthritis? The most common forms that affect people over the age of 65 are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout.


Drug Abuse Rising Among Seniors?

Drug abuse in the senior population is on the rise. Shocking? Yes. After all, no one thinks of grandma, grandpa and drug abuse in the same thought.


Seniors: Tips for Healthy Eating

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


The Thyroid: A Small Gland, A Big Job

Did you know January is Thyroid Awareness Month? The signs and symptoms of a sluggish or too-fast thyroid gland can be vague: moodiness, nervousness, fatigue, constipation, and hair loss.


5 Major Impacts of a Well-Balanced Diet


Alcohol Consumption Monitoring


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