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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.

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.


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.


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.


Meeting Nutritional Needs as You Age

As they age, seniors may face certain challenges regarding proper nutrition. it is critical for seniors to understand how to manage their nutritional needs as they get older.


Boosting Recovery After Total Hip Replacement

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


Tips to Stay Sharp as You Age

One of the greatest fears many people have of growing older is losing their mental acuity. While there are some diseases and conditions of the brain over which we have no control, there are some that are preventable with certain lifestyle changes.


Article: COPD: Improving Quality of Life

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be debilitating, preventing those affected by the disease from managing basic daily living activities. While there is no cure for COPD, senior adults affected by this condition can take steps to slow progression of the disease and improve their quality of life.


Solving Sleep Problems in Seniors

Changes in sleep patterns, or what specialists call "sleep architecture", can occur as we age, and this may contribute to sleep problems


Healthy Eye Care and Nutrition

Here are some practical diet tips that will help you to make planning, cooking and eating nutritious meals a pleasurable experience for everyone.


Managing Mobility Problems in Seniors

Problems associated with aging can affect a person’s ability to move around, or mobility.



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