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Advice For Seniors

How to Find a Gym for Seniors

Purposefully and intentionally moving your body is one of the best ways you can stay healthy, no matter your age. However, it can become more intimidating to walk into a gym or group fitness class if you are an older adult, even if you have had experience with physical exercise in the past. Fortunately, there […]

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Self-Care Activities for Seniors

When you think of health and wellness as you age, what habits or activities come to mind? While most people think of staying physically fit with plenty of exercise and healthy eating, there is a lot more to holistic wellness than regular walks around the block and salads for dinner. In fact, more and more […]

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The Best Personal Safety Devices, Apps and Alarms for 2022

No matter your age, staying healthy and safe is a priority. However, as we get older, that extra peace of mind that comes with knowing help is always nearby is even more crucial. Thankfully, technology has given older adults and their loved ones solutions to common issues ranging from emergency response to locating someone to […]

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Methodology for Cost Comparison: How to Compare Brands and Prices

No matter if you are purchasing something online or through a brick-and-mortar store, you can get the most for your money by knowing how to compare brands and prices effectively. While cost comparison can be handy for major purchases, you can also use it for items with a smaller price tag. Here’s what you need […]

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Home Maintenance and Safety

August Home Maintenance and Safety Checklist

While it is still summertime across the country, August is actually an ideal time to begin preparing your home for the fall months. The weather is still nice enough to get outside to do inspections or maintenance, and you still have plenty of time to schedule any assistance from outside vendors before the full force […]

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How Much Do Medical Alert Systems Cost

A little peace of mind can go a long way for older adults who live at home alone or with a partner. Many seniors live with medical conditions that can increase their risk of falling, and they can feel nervous about completing tasks inside and outside of their homes due to the fear of falling. […]

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How the Symphony Can Benefit Seniors

When a certain song comes on the radio, you can find yourself transported back in time to a memory from your childhood. Music is special that way, always stimulating the brain in unexpected and different ways. Symphony music can have similar results for cognitive stimulation, especially in older adults. Here’s why heading to see an […]

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Home Health Care vs. Home Care

More than 80% of seniors say they want to live at home for as long as possible in retirement. However, as aging can make adults more prone to chronic pain or other complex conditions, living at home alone or with a partner is not always realistic or safe. Fortunately, visiting caregivers can often be the […]

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FastHelp Medical Alert Pros and Cons

When it comes to medical alert devices, today’s adult has many more choices than they did just twenty years ago. If you are looking for a no-frills service at a lower cost, FastHelp might be the medical alert system for you. However, you will be giving up a few key features that could come in […]

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Can You Trust Online Reviews?

When you are ready to make an investment in a service or a product, you want to know for sure if you are going to have a good experience. There are plenty of ways to research your potential new purchase but perhaps the best is to ask for a review from someone you know who […]

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online exercise programs for seniors

Best Online Exercise Programs for Seniors

It’s never too late to begin healthy habits, including exercise. In fact, the benefits of exercise for older adults occur even with moderate movement goals. No matter if you are a beginner or if you are looking to supplement your routine while staying socially distant from the gym, online workouts can be the perfect solution. […]

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60uP Balance Board

Balance Boards for Seniors: Can They Reduce Fall Risk?

Although older adults are at an increased risk of falling, ending up in the emergency room does not have to be inevitable as you age. While certain medical conditions and chronic issues can certainly increase risk factors associated with falling, adapting the right habits into your lifestyle can decrease your chances of falling. One unique […]

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