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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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The Changing Needs of Skin as We Age

Skincare is vitally important for senior health care. Understanding what happens to the skin as we age can help us know how to protect it as we get older. Here’s what you need to know to keep your skin as healthy as possible over the years.

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Age Discrimination in the Workplace: What Seniors Need to Know

Ageism and age discrimination in the workplace can lead to serious problems outside of work. Here’s what every senior needs to know about what those terms really mean and what to do if they happen to you.

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Create a Safer Home Today with the Right Lighting

How often do you think about the lighting in your home as a tool for safety? It matters much more than you might think, especially if you're a senior looking for aging in place solutions.

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Congratulations to Alert1's 2022 Students for Seniors Scholarship Winner

We are pleased to announce that Sienna Matregrano has won the 2022 Alert1 Students for Seniors Scholarship. We asked our candidates to answer a few questions about how their behaviors and future life plans would help America’s senior population. Read on for Sienna’s award-winning answers!

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Self-Care for Caregivers: Tips for Preventing Burnout

When you are caregiving for seniors, whether a professional caregiver or one who has chosen that role to take care of a family member, you’re at risk of burnout. Read more about the signs and symptoms, as well as tips to prevent caregiver burnout.

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