Tag Archives: senior health

Sex Over Sixty

Healthy sex life over six­ty? Here’s one woman’s sto­ry. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Guest Post: Walking Seniors Raise Fitness, Funds for Charity

One woman’s inspir­ing sto­ry of dis­cov­er­ing walk­ing as the ide­al way to improve fit­ness, raise funds for char­i­ty, and strength­en social ties. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Tips for Choosing Senior Alert Systems

Learn why I rec­om­mend­ed Aler­tUSA when my mom need­ed a senior med­ical alert sys­tem for peace of mind. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Be Prepared for Life — Four Steps All Seniors Should Take to Prevent Falls and Minimize Their Impact

Plan ahead to avoid falls in your home and to min­i­mize the neg­a­tive health impact if you do have an unfor­tu­nate acci­dent. Learn the four most impor­tant steps you can take to be pre­pared. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Home Safety Tips — Top 7 Ways to Prevent Falls

Pro­tect your­self from many of the com­mon haz­ards that can lead to falls around your home. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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What Causes Spinal Stenosis and What You Can Do About It

Dis­cov­er the facts about lum­bar spinal steno­sis, a com­mon degen­er­a­tive con­di­tion of the low back that caus­es pain, impinges your nerves, and can make walk­ing an uphill chal­lenge. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Beyond Calcium and Vitamin D — What Else Can I Do to Stop Bone Loss?

Most peo­ple know to take cal­ci­um and vit­a­min D sup­ple­ments to help pre­vent osteo­poro­sis. As valu­able as these steps are, they’re not the only impor­tant mea­sures you can take to pre­vent bone loss. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Much Better Than Gatorade

Skip the Gatorade — instead, a pro­tein-rich shake after exer­cise helps your body build mus­cle. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Restore Lean Muscle

Chron­ic pain and chron­ic ill­ness drain your body of its strength. Not only do you feel weak­er, you actu­al­ly lose mus­cle bulk. And the longer the prob­lem goes on, the more mus­cle mass you lose.

But wait, it gets worse… Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Medical Screening Tests Older Men Should Consider

I’m all in favor of avoid­ing doc­tor vis­its, but as you age there are a few med­ical tests that become essen­tial. Here’s a list of the most impor­tant ones. Con­tin­ue read­ing

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