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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.

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.


The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Elderly adults are one of the most at risk groups for dehydration. Signs and symptoms of dehydration can be virtually identical to senile dementia symptoms, age dementia symptoms and Alzheimers symptoms.


Fun Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors

A low-impact exercise routine can benefit your health by stretching and strengthening your muscles, reducing stress, preventing injury, and even helps to lower your blood pressure.


Combating Loneliness in Seniors

Loneliness sometimes takes on a different role in the lives of seniors.


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.


Vitamin D Deficiency and Its Effects

Recent advances in science show that vitamin D plays an important role in the proper functioning of the body and can help prevent many diseases and conditions.


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.


Alcohol Consumption in Seniors: A Delicate Balance

Numerous studies on the effects of alcohol consumption in seniors indicate that moderate drinking by seniors can have a positive impact on general health. However, there is also a concern that heavy drinking can have adverse effects, and that alcohol abuse is often missed in the senior population.


Seniors and Bullying

One would think that with age, issues such as bullying would fade into the past. After all, the subject of bullying is closely associated with children and not adults. However, seniors are victims of bullying, too. In fact, some reports have shown that se


Seniors and Post-Holiday Blues: Why it Happens and What to Do

If you're feeling let down after the holiday season, we'll offer you 10 great ways to get your spirit back.



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