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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.

Eating Well as We Age: Advice for Seniors

We've all heard about how to plan a healthy diet: eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, lean protein, dairy products for calcium, and a limited amount of fat and salt. While these good eating habits continue to be important as we age, most senior adults sh


Drug Abuse Rising Among Seniors?

Drug abuse in the senior population is on the rise. Shocking? Yes. After all, no one thinks of grandma, grandpa and drug abuse in the same thought.


Healthy Aging: 5 Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can't be reversed, but further damage can be stopped with some simple lifestyle adjustments such as wearing ear protection when you mow the lawn or turning down the radio.


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.


Seniors and Medications

Medication mismanagement can be minimal or extreme. Forgetting to take medication can cause obvious problems but may not be of great concern if it does not happen often.


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.


The Obesity Epidemic: How Does It Affect Seniors?

Obesity, today, is a hot topic. In fact, due to the significant rise of obesity in children and the subsequent health issues it causes, health experts predict that today's children may have shorter life spans than their parents.


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.


Overcoming Depression

Depression can be daunting, embarrassing, and not easy to discuss. However, when properly diagnosed and treated, depression can often be successfully managed and even overcome depending on individual circumstances.


Can Male Stoicism be Bad for Health?

Fathers frequently provide solid, steadfast and silent strength throughout life. But, can this be harming their health?



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