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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Avoiding Malnutrition as a Senior

Generally, older adults are at risk of inadequate nutrition. When this happens, malnutrition can easily persist if the senior gets used to his or her recognized eating routine even though the food he or she consumes does not have enough...

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Brain Exercises for Seniors

One of the many risk factors of developing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is reduced use of brain cells due to minimal brain activity. Others include genetics, Down’s syndrome, head injuries, cardiovascular disease, untreated...

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Dementia: Signs, Symptoms, and How It Affects You

Memory loss can be a tell-tale sign of dementia. Senior adults diagnosed with dementia would mostly require senior care services for them to receive maximized care and attention.  Dementia is caused by abnormal brain changes that result in...

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Prevention of Falls and Injuries

Seniors have higher risks of falls and injuries. This may be because of their weakening bones and limitations of mobility. While falls and injuries are quite common among the elderly, these should not be taken lightly. There are a lot of...

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Why Home Care Is the Best Option

Elderly individuals with complex care requirements need to have multiple care settings. Oftentimes, when your loved one needs care, it’s difficult to decide the best route. Is it better to have them at a nursing home? Is it more financially...

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Proper After-Stroke Care for Seniors

Stroke is an ailment that affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. According to studies, stroke is the fifth cause of death in the United States. It can occur when a blood vessel, carrying oxygen to the brain, gets blocked by a clot...

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