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Preventing Strokes for the Elderly

Strokes are severe conditions. They can range from mild to highly life-threatening. While younger individuals who develop strokes have more chances of recovering fully, it becomes pretty tricky for the elderly. Sometimes, after a stroke, they may nee...

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How Physical Therapy Can Help You

If you’re a senior yourself or you have an elderly loved one, you might have seen them moving around less and less. This is because as people grow old, they start to lose bone and muscle mass which can make walking around more difficult. If you’v...

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Types of Physical Therapy for Seniors

There are various types of physical therapy that every physical therapist specializes in. So if you are looking for a type of physical therapy for your senior loved one, their physician might recommend the following: Geriatric physical therapy. This ...

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Ways to Help Seniors Manage Chronic Pain

Enduring chronic pain can cause significant discomfort to an individual, especially among older adults 65 years and older. However, it is not possible to eliminate this kind of pain. As their Caregivers, we ought to help them manage their chronic pai...

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Why Exercise Is Important for Seniors

Regular physical activity or exercise can go a long way in helping your elderly loved ones. There are countless of health benefits that are associated with regular exercise, especially for senior individuals. That is why you should start encouraging ...

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Helpful Tips to Avoid Depression in Seniors

Millions of older Americans are affected by clinical depression. Although it is prevalent, there are still ways to combat depression. Some of the most common causes of depression in the elderly include the loss of a spouse or a loved one, having a me...

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