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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.

Maintaining Healthy Lungs Late in Life

How often do you think about your lungs? Breathing is so automatic that it’s unlikely you give them much more than a passing thought.


Senior Oral Health: What to Know & Best Practices

There have been numerous advancements in the world of oral health over the last few decades, from increased education on the importance of proper care to the ever-evolving sophistication of dental technology.


Autumn Safety for Seniors

There’s much to enjoy about the transition from summer to autumn. The intense heat begins to subside, the leaves change color, and we ready ourselves for the holiday season.


What Seniors Can Do to Protect Themselves from Foodborne Illness

It seems that there is a new recall on produce, poultry, dairy, or fish almost every week – not to mention reports of illness or hospitalization from contaminated food in restaurants.


The Myths and Facts of Cataracts: What Seniors Should Know

The average person will undoubtedly hear a lot of inaccurate information throughout his or her lifetime.


Immunization Awareness: What are the Recommended Vaccines for Seniors?

Research shows that a number of older adults aren’t getting the vaccines they need to help reduce their risk of serious illnesses.


Managing Psoriasis Late in Life

There are certain changes to our skin that we come to expect as we age. Whether it’s looser skin, wrinkles, or spots, it’s often understood that these changes represent part our body’s natural aging process.


Senior Eye Care & Protection

It’s been said that the eyes represent the window to the soul, but when you think about it, they’re also the window into our reality – a window that we often take for granted.


Social Wellness and Its Benefits to Seniors

There’s no question that staying fit, following a healthy diet, and keeping the brain sharp, are pivotal in shaping the way we live our lives. But what about social wellness?


What Seniors Should Know About Heat, Hydration, and Staying Safe During the Summer

From picnics and barbecues to baseball games and festivals, summer often presents numerous opportunities to spend quality time with friends and family – all under the warm sunny skies.



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