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Smoothie Recipes for Every Taste and Nutritional Need

As we age, our bodies have more difficulty absorbing and processing nutrients. Smoothies are a great way to get the nutritional boost you need without the use of supplements. Here are some great recipes for seniors!

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How a Medical Alert Device Can Help Those with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease can lead to many changes in your life. Learn what Parkinson’s is, what it looks like, and how you can use a medical alert system to complement your treatment for more peace of mind.

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Does Owning a Pet Help You Live Longer?

As pet owners have attested for hundreds or even thousands of years, a furry companion can make life much more enjoyable. There has long been anecdotal evidence that cats and dogs can help you live longer, be healthier, and stay much more active. Now science has confirmed what we all knew from the start: that your pet can give you a much better quality of life.

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7 Tips for Selecting a Medical Alert System for an Aging Loved One

Do you have an aging loved one you are concerned about? Are you worried they may fall or need help and be unable to get to the phone? Does your loved one tend to wander and get lost? With more than 36 million falls reported in the senior community each year, there’s no question that this is a valid concern. However, there are many other times a senior may need assistance, too. Here are 7 tips to help you find the best medical alert system for your elderly loved ones.

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Top Strategies to Reduce Your Grocery Bill

If you’ve spent any time at the grocery store or the gas pump in recent weeks, you’ve probably noticed an increase in your bill. In many cases, these changes are a result of economic inflation, which reached 7.9% in February, marking a 40-year high. If you’re looking for ways to cut costs for everyday expenses, you’re not alone. This article will focus on strategies for budgeting at the grocery store as price fluctuations continue into the year.

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Top 10 Strategies to Help Prevent or Reduce Arthritis

More than 50 million US adults have arthritis. While it’s most common in seniors and women, it can affect anyone. Arthritis is a progressive condition that will continue to worsen if you don’t take steps to reduce wear and tear on your joints. The good news is that there are preventative measures you can take to reduce the likelihood you will develop arthritis, as well as things you can do to help reduce the severity of symptoms if you do have this condition.

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Steps Caregivers Can Take to Help Prevent Falls

25% of Americans over the age of 65 fall each year. In fact, falls are the top cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for seniors. If you are a caregiver or have an older loved one or neighbor in your life, you can take positive steps to help with fall prevention.

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Medical Alerts Are for Everyone!

Medical alert technology is often marketed to elderly adults and senior caregivers, but anyone can make good use of an emergency button alarm, especially if that alert system includes fall detection. Here’s why.

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Easiest Crockpot Recipes for Seniors

Among all the wonderful things that make our life easier these days, there’s one that has stood the test of time: the crockpot. Check out these easy, delicious recipes for seniors!

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Popular Processed and Prepared Foods That are Actually Healthy

Dietary flexibility is important for health and wellbeing. Many popular processed foods offer convenience that seniors need, but they could come with assumptions that they are unhealthy...

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