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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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What Does an Infected Wound Look Like?

Your body is capable of healing wounds on its own. Sometimes, you won’t even notice it. However, this process can be hindered by an infection. Meridian Home Health shares that your wound might be infected if: There is palpable warmth...

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Easy Exercises That Can Help Seniors Stay Fit

If you think getting fit is only possible for younger people, think again. Even as a senior, you can! Meridian Home Health has compiled a list of super easy tips that every can do: Raise your arms. Simple enough, right? Doing this actually...

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How to Make Home Exercises Possible for Seniors?

One way to motivate our aging loved one to exercise is to conduct the activity at home. This way, they will not need to travel to certain places that make them uncomfortable. But is exercising at home ideal for your aging loved one? Indeed....

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Tips: Help Seniors to Eat Despite Appetite Problems

For many aging individuals, eating becomes more challenging with appetite issues. As a provider of home health services in California, this is a real scenario we come across on many occasions. Yet, even with the lack of appetite, these persons...

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