Preventing Medication Errors

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Prescription medications can give seniors a better quality of life by managing chronic diseases such as heart disease, COPD, diabetes and many others. However, for optimal benefit, these medications need to be taken as prescribed and this seems to be … Continue reading →

Keeping Active and Engaged in Life

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Guest Post No matter what age, you want to lead the best possible quality of life possible. This usually means packing your calendar with well-rounded activities, social interaction, and physical activities with friends, family, and loved ones. This may not … Continue reading →

Why Do Older Adults Have Increased Risk for Mouth Diseases?

Old time dentist sign

Guest Post by Darla Scheidt Growing older doesn’t mean you outgrow your need to visit the dentist. Aging can open doors to a number of challenges that impact oral health and increase the risk for mouth diseases, many of which … Continue reading →

Exercises for People with Arthritis

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Guest Post by Michele Teter Rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t have to prevent senior citizens from staying healthy and active with a regular fitness routine. The key is to stick to low-impact exercises — gentle weight training, light aerobics or arthritis-friendly yoga … Continue reading →