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Joe Gilmore

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Preparing Seniors For Flu Season

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 17, 2019 8:00:00 AM

 

Influenza is a serious and highly infectious disease that normally affects between 5 and 20 percent of the United States population every year. This leads to hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations and thousands of deaths every year.

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Topics: Senior Health

Guide To Caregiving

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

As your loved one gets older, you may have considered making a transition to being your loved ones caregiver. This is a giant step and you may not know where to begin or what exactly to expect if you are considering becoming a caregiver.

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Topics: Caregiving

How Palliative and Hospice Care Improve the Quality of Care

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Providing a holistic health-care approach does not end in delivering treatment alone. After all, medical care only treats the physical body. To address the emotional, social, spiritual, and practical aspects of life, palliative and hospice care come into the picture.

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Topics: Caregiving

It's Never Too Late To Quit Smoking

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Smoking cigarettes and using tobacco is a bad habit that can lead to disastrous consequences and diseases. Ultimately, cigarettes and tobacco are one of the main causes of death in the country. This problem is not age-specific. Everyone over the age of 18 can have issues with tobacco and cigarettes, including seniors.

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Topics: Senior Health

Music & Videos May Boost Moods of Dementia Patients & Caregivers

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

According to new research conducted by the University of Wisconsin, tablets may hold an unforeseen benefit for seniors and their caregivers.

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Topics: dementia care

What Is Assisted Living?

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Have you noticed that your loved one, maybe your mother or father, is having trouble with some basic activities such as bathing and dressing; a popular question on your mind might be "what is assisted living" and "can they provide the best care for my loved ones?"

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Topics: Assisted Living

Common Sleep Issues For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Sep 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Along with many physical changes that come with aging, there are also a number of behavioral changes that can occur. For example, changes in sleep patterns are a normal part of the aging process and many older adults can experience trouble falling asleep and staying asleep. Unfortunately, because sleep is such and integral part of a healthy body and proper physical and mental functioning, it can lead to many consequences.

 

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Topics: Senior Health

Top 5 Dangerous Illnesses For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Health is something that can deteriorate as we age, and as we age we are more susceptible to dangerous illnesses for seniors. In fact, many of the problems that seniors suffer from are not issues that they had to worry about at a younger age.

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Topics: Senior Health

5 Tips To Help Seniors Stay Active

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Everyone knows that exercise and staying active is good for you. It can make your more physically fit, make you less stressed out, and give you more self confidence. Most people understand these benefits but still don’t make the lifestyle change to exercise. This may be because they don’t know how to start.

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Topics: Senior Tips

Best Foods For Seniors With Diabetes

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Diabetes is a problem that affects millions of Americans across the country. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 million American adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes. The condition disproportionately affects older adults, with 25 percent of adults 65 years and older dealing with the problem.

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Topics: Senior Tips

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