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HANDLING COUGHS AND COLDS IN THE ELDERLY

Posted by Adil Dhanani on

HANDLING COUGHS AND COLDS IN THE ELDERLY

WELCOME TO THIS GUIDE ONHANDLING COUGHS AND COLDSIN THE ELDERLY   As a member of the elderly community or indeed somebody caring for an elderly person, it will give you important information on how to avoid getting sick, and how to care for coughs and colds should they happen. WHY THE ELDERLY ARE MORE VULNERABLE Firstly, it is important to note that the elderly are among the most likely groups of people to get sick. This can be the case for number of reasons, one being that as we get older, our immune systems become weaker. This makes it much...

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Essentials of Safe Independent Living for the Elderly

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Essentials of Safe Independent Living for the Elderly
From time to time, many of us will feel lonely. But as you get older, these feelings can become more frequent – especially if you now live alone or can’t get out as much as you’d like. 

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How You Find Happiness As You Age

Posted by Parnika Sharma on

How You Find Happiness As You Age
There’s a lot that comes with age. You get wiser, but you may find it harder to remember things or harder to learn new things. Your physical health may not be what it used to, but your mental health improves. That’s right: psychiatrists have observed a fascinating phenomenon. As it turns out, happiness comes with age

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Fall Prevention: 4 Ways to Prevent Falls

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Aging at Home & Fall Prevention    The strain on public resources for healthcare is going to continue to climb significantly. In an effort by government to cut healthcare costs, we’re already seeing: reduced time spent in hospital, fewer public LTC beds available, and more expensive private Assisted Living/Retirement facilities. Aging at home is quickly becoming the only option for many. More often than not, the primary caregiver is a family member. By staying healthy and active, that aging consumer will have fewer doctor/hospital visits, which will lead to a reduced strain on the healthcare system. Falls    Falls is the leading cause of...

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