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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.

Osteoporosis Affects Men Too

Osteoporosis gets plenty of press with older women, but older men would do well to assess their risk for this disease. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bone density loss in both women and men.


Health Impacts of Stressful Living

Stress can have negative health impacts on people of any age, but as people get older the effect stress has on the system can cause quite a few more problems than it does for younger people.


Manage Parkinson’s with Stress Reduction

There is ample evidence that stress worsens symptoms of Parkinson’s disease so stress management is essential for seniors with Parkinson’s to maintain their quality of life.


Combating PTSD during Heart Recovery

Sometimes fear and stress after a heart attack can develop into full-blown post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). It’s critical that heart attack patients address stress if they want to improve their recovery rates.


Senior Nutrition

The challenges of hunger and under-nutrition among America's aging population.


COPD and the Benefits of Exercise

Physical activity strengthens the heart and lungs, making it easier to breathe, and it can reduce the symptoms of COPD.


Older Adults and Perceptions of Food Safety

If seniors are not practicing safe food handling and preparation techniques, they might find themselves in the hospital with a foodborne illness.


Vision Loss

For many seniors with vision loss, there is a feeling of diminished ability to engage in daily activities.


Act Your Way Healthy

Most senior centers and retirement homes have numerous arts activities to engage their members with the belief that these types of activities promote wellbeing.


Boosting Recovery After Total Hip Replacement

Learn more about success factors to help you recover more quickly after surgery.



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