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Seasonal Maintenance and Home Safety for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Having an annual routine can help spot issues before they become problems and maintain property values. Spring is a great time for a fresh start.

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Spring Gardening for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Spring is here and, even though there may be a chill in the air, it is the perfect time to start thinking about giving the yard or garden some TLC.

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Allergy Relief and Advice from Alert1

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Every year, 35 million Americans suffer from seasonal allergies known as hay fever; pollen is the biggest spring allergy trigger.

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Senior-Friendly Tips for Composting

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Working in your garden is a great way to get active. Read this how-to article on composting.

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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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