B12 for a Healthy Senior Immune System

How do you get a healthy senior immune system? Obviously, the answer is not going to be any one approach or food. Having a healthy immune system, as far as it is in our hands, comes from having a well-rounded approach. This means, eating well, sleeping sufficiently, exercising as your doctor recommends and knowing how…

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Orthotics for Seniors – the First Step for Senior Feet

Orthotics for seniors can mean the difference between walking with stability or having poor balance and falling. What do diabetes, poor circulation and arthritis have in common? These three issues can be contributing factors in loss of feeling in the feet and/or deformities in the shape of the feet. These issues can be helped or…

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Choosing a Doctor You can Talk To

Choosing a doctor that you can talk to means different things to different people. For many, the family doctor is a figure with whom you would share private issues, with a feeling of trust and confidence. But how do you filter out professionals until you find the one that you are happy with? Here are…

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Refresh with Senior Massage in Residential Locations

Senior massage in residential locations can add so much to a senior’s day! You can say simply “I am getting a massage”. But you should know that you are getting much more! Gentle or firm massaging of the body has so many health benefits. Many indulge in massage for leisure. The controlled pressure on the…

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Diabetes Control-Texting for Senior Health

A variety of studies have shown how text messages can effectively to promote good health. That’s amazing! Perhaps texting for senior health is a step that we can reasonably expect to happen in the near future.   Texting for the sake of Improving Health Texting messages has been used to separately study how smokers could…

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Bead Jewelry Making-A Senior Activity with Sparkle

Is jewelry making a senior activity with sparkle? Well that depends on the types of beads you choose to use! There are many types of beads available, in craft stores or by order over the internet. You can use Swarovski crystal beads for a beautiful sparkly look.  Colorful glass beads can add a native look.…

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Prediabetes Tests and Preventing T2D in Seniors

When we talk about prediabetes tests and preventing T2D (type 2 diabetes) in Seniors, knowledge is power.   Prediabetes: This is the name of a condition where the blood sugar is higher than it should be, but not in the range of diabetes. The risk with prediabetes is that could lead to the development of…

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Exercising for Muscle Strength in Seniors

Exercising for muscle strength helps in the following ways: Improves your balance Preserves or improves muscle strength Gives confidence when walking Muscle mass is maintained or increased Improves your flexibility and suppleness Avoid or reduce joint pain Do daily living activities efficiently   Some Body Parts that need Strength Training   The Legs We rely…

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Fun Finger and Hand Activities for Seniors

Why do you need to do finger and hand activities for seniors? Isn’t it enough to do general exercises?   Our Amazing Hands Our hands and fingers are an intricate arrangement of bones, muscles, nerves, veins and more. As you move into your senior years it becomes more important to exercise your hands and fingers.…

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