Month: August 2021

The New Seasonal Flu Vaccine for Seniors

Flu season is almost here, and that means it’s time to start making vaccination plans. Complications from the flu are dangerous for everyone, but they can have particularly damaging effects for older adults. Seniors are at the highest risk for flu-related deaths, and tend to have a poor immune response against the disease. The CDC […]

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Quick Tips to Help Family Caregivers Recharge

Family caregivers are often given well-meant advice to take care of themselves, but that’s easier said than done when an individual is balancing caring for an aging family member, holding down a full-time job, and raising children. Caregivers often end up exhausted or burned out because they simply cannot find the time to practice self-care. […]

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Heart-Healthy Tips for Seniors: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

You may know that cardiovascular disease is on the rise in the United States, but did you know it’s the number one cause of death of individuals of either gender? These statistics are sobering, but the good news is, there are a number of heart-healthy tips for seniors that can help your loved ones mitigate […]

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