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Alternative Medicine Treatments for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

“Complementary medicine” refers to the use of CAM together with conventional medicine, such as using acupuncture in addition to usual care to help lesson pain. “Alternative medicine” refers to the use of CAM in place of conventional medicine.

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Finding a Senior Caregiver Support Group

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

If you are a family caregiver, you may find yourself dealing with stress that your friends and family cannot relate to. Many caregivers find that talking to someone who can empathize with their feelings and relate to their experiences is a powerful coping mechanism.

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Safety Tips for Seniors in the Winter Months

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

As most people can attest, the colder months come with a number of additional challenges. If you are a family caregiver, preparing your loved ones for the impending change in seasons is crucial. Check out these winter safety tips.

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Checking in with Loved Ones over the Holidays

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

The holidays offer a good chance to check up on the older adults in your life and make sure they are still well and healthy.

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Diabetes Prevention and Help for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately eight percent of all Americans live with diabetes and approximately one-third of those people may not even realize they have the disease.

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How Seniors Can "Winter Proof" Their Homes

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Take the autumn months to get ready for winter and “winter proof” your home. Simple steps now can save you lots of time and hassle in the winter months

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Preventing the Flu For Seniors at Risk

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

As most people know, as you age, your immune system weakens, and seasonal flu can become a very dangerous virus.

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Senior Living: What Are The Options & Costs?

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

As seniors age, they will need help with daily tasks. Helping them make appropriate decisions about their living arrangements is critical to staying healthy and safe.

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Top 7 Autumn Activities for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Depending on the area you live in, autumn may be the last time to enjoy the outdoors with pleasant weather.

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Preventing Nighttime Slips and Falls for Seniors

by Shayne Fitz-Coy

Studies show that one-third of adults over 65 will experience a fall each year. there are steps you can take to improve your loved one’s nighttime safety and reduce the chance they will slip or fall after the sun goes down.

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