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Benefits of Walking for Seniors

Walking is so simple that sometimes we overlook its benefits. Meridian Home Health especially encourages seniors to take part in this activity because: It improves heart health. Walking is a low-impact exercise that can help seniors work...

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How Do You Regain Speech after a Stroke?

Stroke survivors face different communication problems. For one, they may have trouble finding the correct words to use in a sentence. Other times, they struggle with understanding the words. Don’t worry, it’s not too late to get...

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Strength Training Can Improve Diabetes Management

Diabetes is a condition that plagues many. Thankfully, its symptoms can be easily managed with the right approach. One action you can take is strength training. Meridian Home Health shares why: It helps your insulin use. Insulin is a hormone...

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Think Positive! It Helps You Live Longer

Who wouldn’t want to live longer? Even if you aren’t a complete optimist, that’s okay. Thinking positively is a trait that can be learned. To get started, you can try to: Focus on the good things in life. Make gratitude a daily...

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Age-Related Changes that Increase Senior Fall Risk

As we age, our functionality start to decline. These gradual physical changes and decline can result in an increased fall risk for older adults. In fact, the CDC states that people over the age of 65 have a 25% chance of falling. And if they...

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4 Key Strategies to Manage High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a serious condition that is common among older adults. In fact, statistics show that approximately 75 million American adults have high blood pressure. Unfortunately, not everyone has their condition under control....

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