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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.

The Great Outdoors: Tips for Beating the Heat in August

Just because it is hot outside, seniors should not be encouraged to hibernate indoors all day.


Post-Surgery Care for Heart Disease

Seniors are especially at risk for congestive heart failure, as it is the primary cause of hospitalization or death for those over 60 years of age.


Diabetes Myths: Separating Facts from Fiction

When it comes to diabetes, there are many myths that get in the way of the hard facts. Here are some of the more common myths about diabetes ─ and the facts that follow may surprise you.


Home Care Services Helpful in Seniors with Depression

Home care services serve many purposes in today's healthcare market. These services allow seniors to live independently in their homes, and serve to assist family members, friends and other loved ones who care for seniors.


Dehydration: Its Dangers and Ways to Prevent It

Water is vital to keep our bodies functioning properly. We lose about 68 ounces of water a day, mostly through perspiration, respiration, and urination.


Reducing the Risk of Pneumonia in Seniors

Pneumonia may be caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi, and results in inflammation and decreased circulation to one or both of the lungs. As circulation to the lungs decreases, oxygen in the blood declines.


Cataracts: Helping Seniors Detect Cataracts and Get the Help They Need

There are preventive measures seniors can take that may deter cataracts from developing.


9 Steps that Can Help with Cancer Prevention

The most significant risk factor for the development of cancer is aging; however, the risk of many types of cancer can be drastically reduced by focusing on prevention steps.


Arthritis in Seniors: Using Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs

The effective treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) includes medications that slow the progression of joint damage and deformity.


Home Care Promotes Better Senior Health

Home care promotes senior health in numerous ways.



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