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5 Tips for Seniors and Losing Weight

We are bombarded by infomercials, radio ads, and banner popups on our browsers about the next greatest thing that will help you lose weight.  Keep in mind, that many of these programs are NOT designed for seniors or the elderly. … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Hiring a Caregiver for Your Elderly Parents

Make sure to use a company that has a good reputation. Insist on seeing the references of any potential care-giver. Check the references. If the individual in need of care is unable to operate a motor vehicle or otherwise provide … Continue reading

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Would Robots be More Accepted by the Elderly?

Many people are under the false impression that Elderly citizens would be opposed to robot assistance in carrying out day to day activities. When asked if robot assistance would be well received the results were actually quite favorable with certain … Continue reading

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In the elderly, the speed of your walk can affect recovery time after surgery

Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2011 — Older people who walk more slowly than their peers may be at greater risk for complications and disability following surgery, according to a new study. In fact, a small amount of physical exercise could profoundly … Continue reading

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