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6 Exciting Activities for Elderly People

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By Photographee.eu / Shutterstock.com We love a rousing game of bingo or a difficult crossword puzzle as much as the next person, but we also acknowledge that not every senior enjoys these types of traditional activities. If you’re looking for ways to spend your retirement that

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Exercise for Seniors: 8 Ways to Get Your Blood Pumping

Exercise for Seniors 8 Ways to Get Your Blood Pumping

Exercise can help manage the aging process and help you stay physically fit well into advanced age. However, not every workout is suitable for seniors. Below, we discuss the best exercises for seniors and offer some tips for staying active in your golden years. Best Exercises

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15 Tips for a Faster and Smoother Surgery Recovery

15 Tips Faster Smoother Surgery Recovery

Whether your surgery is a minor outpatient procedure or a major surgery, recovery from it is no small thing. Knowing the best practices for surgery recovery can contribute to reduced pain and faster healing, not to mention resuming your regular life. Whether this is your

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8 Easy-to-Start Stretching Exercises for Seniors

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By Rido / Shutterstock.com Stretching exercises for seniors are an easy, low-impact way for older adults to incorporate movement into their daily routine and to work on improving their balance. Stretching for just a few minutes a day can make a big difference in how you

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Silverts: Past to Present

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History 90 years. That’s the age of Silverts Adaptive Clothing brand. It all started in the small town of Ingersoll, Ontario, which at the time in 1930 only had a population of 5,233 people. Originally it was a department store, focused on core wardrobe items and

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5 Ways to Remain Comfortable and Confident Behind the Wheel at All Ages

As we age, our ability to drive safely changes. Seniors face slower reaction times, increased confusion about directions, complications due to medications, and other potential problems when behind the wheel. Fortunately, turning 65 doesn’t mean one has to hand in their driver’s license. Drivers of any

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The Importance of a Good Routine to Protect Ears

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A good daily ear care routine is as important as brushing and flossing your teeth daily.  But it’s not just a matter of cleaning your ears. Maintaining healthy ears includes monitoring and treating any ailments or illnesses involving the ears, protecting yourself from workplace-related noise, and

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5 Tips for Coping with Hearing Loss

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Is your senior loved one experiencing hearing loss? A change in hearing function can be frustrating and the one experiencing these changes can feel isolated and depressed. With so many advancements in healthcare, impairment in hearing functions can be corrected with a variety of hearing

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Helpful Aids for Seniors at Home

Seniors living at home

Helpful aids for seniors to make tasks easier Many seniors choose to live in the comfort of their home, and they are very happy with that choice. It helps them stay motivated, active, and stimulated. Staying at home can give you privacy, independence, and security. But

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