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Nutrition Tips for Older Adults

As we age our appetites and diets change. Our ability to shop, prepare, and cook nutritious foods may be difficult. Poor nutrition, however, can negatively affect seniors’ overall health or well-being. The following are some nutrition tips to keep in mind for you or your older loved ones: Select highly nutritious foods. Highly nutritious foods … Continue reading

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Creating a Blood Pressure Management Plan

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is when the force (or pressure) of blood flowing through your blood vessels is consistently too high. Nearly half of adults in the US have high blood pressure. Many are not aware of their hypertension, as there are no obvious symptoms most of the time. If left untreated, hypertension can … Continue reading

Tips on Looking After Your Mental Health

To get the best out of life, you need to look after your health. This includes physical and mental wellness. As a trusted provider of Home Care in Pingree Grove, Illinois, we’ve provided the following tips for your mental health: Don’t suppress your emotions Many people are quick to move on from feelings of disappointment, doubt, … Continue reading

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Caring for Seniors with Cataracts

If you have an elderly loved one, it’s not unlikely for him or her to develop cataracts due to advanced age. Cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the United States. It affects about 50% of individuals aged 75 and older. This is a natural condition that develops over time, and some of … Continue reading

Looking After Seniors: Mental Health Matters

Senior citizens make important contributions to their families, their communities, and our society at large. While most are in good mental health, many older Americans are at risk for developing mental health disorders. According to the Center for Disease Control, mental health disorders affect about 20% of older adults in the United States. These disorders … Continue reading

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