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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.

Why Am I So Cold?


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.


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.


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.


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.


Aging Gracefully: Changes in the Taste Buds and Sense of Smell

Losing your senses of taste and smell may not be fun, but it does not mean that the good life is over.


Top Five New Year's Resolutions for Seniors and Their Families

We have compiled a number of interactive New Year’s resolutions designed to keep you connected, in touch, and in tune with each other the entire year.


Aging Gracefully: Caring for Muscles, Joints and Bones

As we age, our bones lose density, this affects mobility and balance, making us more at risk for falling and fracturing bones.



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