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Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors in Orlando, FL
Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on April 16, 2019

Aging adults can volunteer their time at the local library, hospital, or senior center or work with community nonprofits and various businesses that do charity work for local families and organizations. Volunteering can boost emotional and mental health and provide physical activity. Here are some of the benefits seniors can…

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How to Help Your Aging Loved One Shop for Groceries in Orlando, FL
How to Help Your Aging Loved One Shop for Groceries in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on April 2, 2019

Many seniors find it difficult to go grocery shopping because of their unique dietary needs and limited mobility. If that sounds like the situation your aging loved one is in, you need to start thinking about some ways you can help him or her shop for healthy foods. Here are…

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Common Stroke Types in the Elderly In Orlando, FL
Common Stroke Types in the Elderly In Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on March 19, 2019

Strokes can happen at any age, but seniors are more likely to experience one of these health events. As frightening as the thought of a stroke is, you can help your aging loved one reduce the risk factors by getting his or her blood pressure under control and helping him…

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Rewards of Being a Caregiver in Orlando, FL
Rewards of Being a Caregiver in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on March 5, 2019

The decision to become a caregiver shouldn’t be made lightly. In fact, there are many factors that determine what might be best for your senior loved one. Whether you’re trying to decide if becoming a family caregiver is right for your family’s situation or you’re already caring for a loved…

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Tips for Seniors to Strengthen Muscles in Orlando, FL
Tips for Seniors to Strengthen Muscles in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on February 19, 2019

As people age, muscle-wasting conditions become more common. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help your senior loved one build muscle tissue, even if he or she has medical or mobility issues. Here are some effective muscle-building tips to consider so your loved one can stay strong…

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Foods Older Adults Should Eliminate from Their Diets in Orlando, FL
Foods Older Adults Should Eliminate from Their Diets in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on February 5, 2019

Older adults should eat a variety of foods to maintain the best health possible. Daily diets should consist of lean meats, vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and nuts. There are also several foods seniors should avoid for different health reasons. Processed Meats Deli meats, hot dogs, and similar meats are often…

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Emotional Health Issues Seniors Commonly Experience in Orlando, FL
Emotional Health Issues Seniors Commonly Experience in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on January 22, 2019

Since seniors go through a lot of difficult life events and face the realities of aging, they’re more likely to end up experiencing emotional issues that reduce quality of life. Learning more about the emotional health issues seniors face can help you take steps to address and hopefully prevent them…

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Top Reasons Most Seniors Crave Sweets in Orlando, FL
Top Reasons Most Seniors Crave Sweets in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on January 8, 2019

Food cravings can be challenging to manage at every age. However, seniors often reach a point when they begin to crave sweet foods more than other types. Since these cravings could interfere with your senior loved one’s healthy eating plans, you need to understand why it happens and know what…

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By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on December 18, 2018

Physical activity is one of the best ways to prevent a stroke or recurrent stroke, which is why older adults need to stay active. Walking is one of the top exercises for senior stroke survivors because it’s low-impact but also provides many mental, emotional, and physical benefits. Here are some…

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Foods that Raise the Risk of Dementia in Orlando, FL
Foods that Raise the Risk of Dementia in Orlando, FL
By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on December 4, 2018

There’s a large variety of healthy foods seniors should add to their daily diet to maintain optimal health. However, there are also foods they should consider avoiding. The effects certain foods have on the body are thought to increase the risk of developing dementia. Here are a few items seniors…

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