Jan 12

Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors

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As you age, your metabolism level slows down and you are more vulnerable to serious medical conditions. Making healthy eating choices and keeping a close watch on your diet as you grow older is one of the ways in which you can prevent these chronic conditions from taking over. Everyone, regardless of their age, needs […]


Nov 2

Diabetes Management

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Tips For Diabetes Management Daily The most important part of diabetes management is to be aware of the disease and its implications. You need to know what makes your blood sugar rise and fall unexpectedly. Most important of all, you need to know what are the signs of diabetes. Diabetes is not a condition that […]


Aug 28

What Is High Cholesterol And What Causes It?

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Cholesterol is a waxy oil based substance that is carried around in our body by lipoproteins. There are 2 kinds of cholesterol in our body which are carried by 2 different lipoproteins- the LDL (low density lipoproteins or bad cholesterol) and the HDL (high density lipoproteins or good cholesterol). While normal cholesterol levels are vital […]


Jul 8

Heart Disease

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Heart Disease: Signs and Symptoms You Should Be Aware Of There are many different kinds of heart diseases. These may from congestive heart failure to heart attack and coronary artery disease. While each type of heart disease requires unique treatment protocol, most have similar signs and symptoms. If you learn to recognize heart disease symptoms, […]


Jul 24

Dementia vs Alzheimer’s Disease

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Dementia vs Alzheimer’s disease. Often confused, the conditions aren’t one in the same. Although symptoms distinguishing the two may overlap, it’s important to be able to distinguish between the two for treatment and symptom management. Read on to learn more about the differences between dementia vs Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia Dementia is an overall term used […]


Jun 15

Tips to Prevent Senior Heat Illness

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Summertime in Central Florida is a time for fun and relaxation for most. For seniors, however, the rising temperatures can be dangerous if the proper precautions aren’t taken. Learn more about the steps you and your family can take to prevent health-jeopardizing situations this summer. Medications & Your Doctor Check with your doctor to verify whether […]


Jun 8

How A CPAP Machine Can Help Your Insomnia

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Insomnia is another term for sleeplessness. If you are cannot sleep for four to eight continuous hours, it is something to worry about. It is a sign that there is an underlying problem that is causing the insomnia and all the symptoms associated with sleeplessness, such as daytime grogginess, lethargy, fatigue, inability to focus and […]


May 9

Stroke: Signs & Prevention

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Stroke is a disease that affects the arteries within and leading into the brain. Many believe that strokes aren’t preventable or treatable, but in reality, they are. Read on to learn more about the types of strokes and steps you can take in prevention. What Is A Stroke? When a blood vessel carrying oxygen and […]


Apr 25

The Fear of Falling and How To Help

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A fear of falling becomes more common as we age, even amongst those who have never had a bad fall. In fact, many senior adults have a debilitating fear of falling. This can lead them to avoid activities such as walking, shopping, or taking part in social activities. Read on to learn more about this […]


Apr 17

Tips To Reach Your Weight Goals

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So many of start our weight goals journey with great enthusiasm but somewhere along the way our enthusiasm diminishes and we give in to temptation. Unfortunately, this does us no good in the long term as even the weight we had lost comes back. The trick to getting to weight loss motivation is to have […]