Easy Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

Easy Ways to Keep Your Brain Young

Improving your mind does not stop when you leave school or retire from working. For those who want to enjoy their golden years with the same interests and happiness of their working years, then keeping your brain active and healthy is crucial. What follows are easy ways to keep your brain young and vibrant even when you are enjoying retirement.

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How to Stay Active at Home During the Coronavirus

Seniors: How to Stay Active at Home During the Coronavirus

With so many people around the world staying at home to protect themselves from the coronavirus. It is become apparent for many that their physical conditioning is not what it use to be. All the little physical activities associated with work from walking to picking up items and the like are no longer present. This is why understanding how to stay active at home during the coronavirus is so important.

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What to Do if You Suspect COVID-19

Seniors: What to Do if You Suspect COVID-19?

As the most disruptive pandemic since the Spanish Flu of 1918, the coronavirus or COVID-19 as it is sometimes called is present on every continent save for Antarctica. As tens of millions of people have been infective with hundreds of thousands succumbing to the virus, it is important that you seek medical attention if you have been infected. Understanding what to do if you suspect COVID-19 may save your life.

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Seniors: How to Cope with Loneliness During the Coronavirus

Seniors: How to Cope with Loneliness During the Coronavirus

Social distancing and staying at home can be trying for anyone. But for seniors who are now cut off from their families, this can be quite devastating. Maintaining social connection is a vital part of how seniors cope with day to day life. When added to the threat that the coronavirus poses, especially to seniors, addressing the loneliness become paramount. Understanding how to cope with loneliness during the coronavirus is key to boosting mental health.

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Why Hydration is So Important as You Age

Why Hydration is So Important as You Age

As the body grows older, the awareness of thirst starts to recess. For many who have reached their golden year, the need for consuming more water grows, but the mechanisms for indicating thirst are not as strong. Understanding why hydration is important will help establish a daily routine that can make up for the lack of communication between the body and mind.

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What is Home Infusion Therapy?

What is Home Infusion Therapy?

For patients who need infusion therapy but want to avoid the high cost of hospital visits, there is a popular alternative called home infusion therapy. This is a service that offers advantages over traditional infusion therapy at a hospital or doctor’s office. This type of therapy is conducted in the comfort of the home by a Registered Nurse (RN) who is qualified to provide such services.

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Dealing with Depression in Retirement

Dealing with Depression in Retirement

Retirement is supposed to be the time when you can finally live out your years in peace. So many people look forward to the joys of not having to work for a living that they often forget about the downside that it can bring. This is why dealing with depression in retirement is a task that seems to have no easy solution.

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Coronavirus vs the Flu

Coronavirus vs the Flu: How do They Compare?

There has been a considerable amount of news recently concerning the novel coronavirus. The deadly outbreak in China has killed hundreds of people and made many thousands sick. The novel coronavirus that causes the disease has been known provisionally as 2019-nCoV, while the disease caused by the virus officially has a name Covid-19. In the US, a few people who have come back from China have been identified as carrying the illness. With the media in a frenzy over the coronavirus, it overshadows what is a larger and more deadly threat, influenza or the common flu.

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Stay Healthy During Flu Season

Stay Healthy During Flu Season: 5 Tips for Seniors

Flu season typically falls sometime between the start of fall and the end of spring. The current season did begin unusually early. By late November, the flu had hit hard in the Deep South, from Texas to Georgia. The virus then broke out in California and the Rocky Mountain states, but was not widespread in the Northeast until recently. For seniors, this can be a difficult time of the year since they are more vulnerable to the effects of the flu. What follows are a few tips you can employ to minimize catching the flu this season.

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