Health Assessment

Working closely with your physicians and monitoring your health for changes becomes more important as you get older. If you know what to look for and what questions to ask, you’ll be well on your way to wellness. This section of our blog covers medical topics like care management planning, age-related health screenings, answers to questions about common illnesses and treatments, and more.

February 1, 2024

Clinical Trials Explained

If you or someone you love has Alzheimer’s disease, you may have heard of clinical trials. But what are they, and how do they work? In this post, we will explain the basics of clinical research trials, and why they are important for finding new treatments for conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.

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December 19, 2023

Stroke Prevention Tips

Strokes are a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S., according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. They can happen to anyone at any age, but those who are age 55 and older are particularly susceptible. Follow these tips to mitigate stroke risk.

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October 24, 2023

The Link Between Alcohol and Dementia

There are several factors that can increase your risk of dementia, such as age, family history, race, poor heart health, or traumatic brain injury. One concern that has also emerged is the potential link between alcohol consumption and the risk of dementia.

Find out what the research says — and the actions you can take to mitigate your risk.

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October 19, 2023

Breast Cancer Awareness for Seniors

On average, women in the U.S. have a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. As women age, their likelihood of developing breast cancer also increases. There is no absolute way to prevent breast cancer. However, there are steps that may lessen your risk and aid in early detection.

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October 16, 2023

Osteoporosis Prevention for Seniors

A healthy body breaks down old bone and replaces it with new bone. In some people, however, more bone is broken down than replaced due to a medical condition called “osteoporosis,” which causes bones to weaken and become more susceptible to breaks. Follow these tips to improve your bone health and enjoy more years of independent living.

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May 15, 2023

Loss of Muscle Tone in Seniors: What You Need to Know

Our bodies undergo a number of changes as we get older. One of the most significant changes is the loss of muscle mass – a condition known as sarcopenia. When unaddressed, this condition can have serious consequences for older adults including increased risk of falls, reduced mobility, and decreased quality of life. In this blog post, we’ll explore what sarcopenia is, how it can impact senior health, and what you can do about it.

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March 13, 2023

The Most Important Nutrients for Aging Adults

Getting the right nutrients can help older adults maintain their health and reduce their risk for age-related illnesses like diabetes, heart disease, and osteoporosis.

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January 30, 2023

What you Need to Know about Essential Tremors

Tremors – involuntary, rhythmic shaking movements in one or more parts of the body – are extremely common in older adults. In this post, we’ll explain what you need to know about the most common type: essential tremors.

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December 12, 2022

5 Arthritis Management Tips

Arthritis management is a necessity for many people. Read on to learn our top tips for managing arthritis pain in aging adults.

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September 19, 2022

Ways to Manage Pain as you Age

Aches and pains can become more common as you get older. In this post, we share a few remedies to help you safely manage pain as you age.

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