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Dancing Seniors Prove Age is Just a Number

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Participating in dance can improve your cardiovascular health and increase your strength, as well as improve your balance, gait, and overall functioning.

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Essential Tips In Choosing Senior Health Care Providers

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Choosing a senior health care provider: which qualities are necessary? Your aging loved one deserves top-quality care and attention in their golden years.

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Is the Flu Shot Right for Seniors?

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

The flu can actually be dangerous for adults 65 and older. For this reason, many health professionals strongly support the flu shot.

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Helping Senior Loved Ones Get Around…With or Without You

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Many family caregivers are the primary source of transportation for their loved one. Thankfully, you can make sure that your loved one always has transportation.

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Finding Your Caregiver Style For Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

There is no right or wrong way to be a caregiver for a loved one. The key is finding a caregiving style that works for you.

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Bone Strengthening Tips for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Osteoporosis means “porous bone” and it occurs when you lose too much bone mass and/or generate too little bone mass. Your bones lose density, their structure becomes abnormal, and they become weak. People with osteoporosis have bones that break much more easily than healthy bones. If your condition is serious enough, your bones may break so easily that bumping into furniture in the middle of the night could cause serious injury.

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The Benefits of Aspirin for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Aspirin can lower the risk of heart attack, stroke and may even prevent and treat cancer. See if this drug is right for your senior loved one.

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Winter Driving Tips for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Driving in the winter is a challenge, especially if you live in areas with snow and ice. Check out Alert1's 7 tips for winter driving!

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4 Myths Senior Hear About Exercise

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Maintaining consistent exercise into our golden years is key to combating bone-loss, frailty, arthritis, obesity and many other ailments that go along with aging.

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My First Encounter With Alert1...

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

My first encounter with Alert1 happened the day after it was installed. My husband had just gotten home from the hospital, and I was nervous. I had to take a morning shower, so went into the bathroom, passing the monitor. I accidentally pushed the button, did not notice it and went to the shower...

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