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5 Natural Ways to Improve Health in Old Age

More people than ever are entering their “golden years.” Over 20% of the population is 65 or older and growing. Many of these modern seniors are busy, vibrant and want to increase their years with style and in the best possible health.  Here are five natural elements that can make getting older more enjoyable.
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Most Common Health Concerns for Today’s Seniors

Getting older often brings with it serious health challenges. Fortunately, some simple steps can be taken to decrease the likelihood of illness and injury. However, to stay healthy, seniors must first be aware of the risks. Here are the nine most common health concerns that most senior adults face today.

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Staying Healthy and Being Happy: 6 Fitness Tips for the Golden Years

Staying healthy is important to people of all ages, but it’s paramount for those entering their golden years (age 65 and over). Exercise and maintaining a good diet offers essential benefits including strengthening the immune system, providing more energy, improving mood, and preventing disease.

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Elder Care – Detecting the Signs of Neglect and Abuse

Many elders are subjected to abuse while in their homes and facilities that handle their care. If you have suspicions regarding an elderly individual who may be exposed to the risk of caregivers who are negligent or overwhelmed by their responsibilities, it is important to address the issue. Elders are also vulnerable to financial and sexual exploitation.

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Aging Parents? 3 Options To Ensure They Receive The Proper Healthcare

Deciding how best to get proper care for your aging parents can be a very difficult decision and is not one to be taken lightly. You, your family and your parents must take many things into account, including you and your parents' financial situation, your wishes, their wishes and what's really in your parents' best interest. Here are the most common three options you have to ensure your parents receive proper healthcare.

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How to Handle the Aging Process with More Grace

Society tends to favor the freshness, innocence, and vigor of youth and the ease of beauty it manifests. The media is especially critical of women as they age, projecting an ideal of beauty that has no room for wrinkles. It's easy to get caught up in the fanfare of physical beauty, but it's vital we realize it's not a true marker of human worth. 

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The Aging Process – How Your Body Changes with Age (Infographic)

Aging is no fun. There is no escape, we will all get older and more frail. As we age all our organs slowly become less effective, the cells, tissues, and systems inside our body grow tired and old too.  Take a look at this infographic to find out what kind of changes your body goes through as you grow older:

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Five Surprising Ways Exercise Benefits Seniors

It’s never too late to receive the benefits from exercise. Even a moderate exercise program will have an impact. Be sure to include both exercise that promotes strength and endurance (walking, swimming, bicycling, rowing) and flexibility and balance (yoga, stretching, weight training).

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Wise and Liberated: 4 Ways To Find Freedom With Old Age


Today, approximately one in seven adults belongs to the older adult demographic. If this includes you, then you are likely wondering how to maintain your independence and freedom into your golden years, which may include these four innovative methods!

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Elderly Parent? Four Steps to Put Them and Yourself at Ease

Aging parents often struggle with being alone all of the time. Their children have moved away and have children of their own. There are also not many people who come by to visit them anymore. While it can be very lonely, there are also safety concerns that they might have. Luckily, there are a few ways that you can help them to feel more at ease.

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