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Protein and Senior Health – Are You Getting Enough?

How much protein do older adults need? According to an article published by Harvard Medical School, daily protein needs for seniors has not yet been established. However, the same article reports that in a

For Seniors: Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

If you toss and turn and have trouble sleeping, you are not alone. It is estimated that about 40 percent of seniors have some level of trouble with sleep. A lack of adequate sleep

Bad Balance? Tips for Avoiding a Dangerous Fall

Seniors often have problems with balance, putting them at risk of experiencing a dangerous – or even deadly – fall. If you are one of the many, many people who struggle with balance, we

Top Ten Senior Health Concerns

People in the U.S. are expected to live longer than ever today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reports that at age 65, average life expectancy is an additional 19.3 years. However,

Does Alcohol Affect Memory?

Research in the past has documented the negative effects of alcohol on cognitive function. However, as reported in an article in Time, it may begin to affect memory sooner than was originally thought. In

Senior Scammers – What to Watch For

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) reports that scams targeting seniors are so prevalent that they are considered the crime of the 21st Century. These scams are thought to be low risk crimes because

Senior Mentoring Programs

Seniors mentoring youth may be the perfect match. Senior mentoring programs tap the valuable resource of knowledgeable older adults with time and energy to contribute, and direct all they have to offer toward children

Make the Holiday Season the Most Joyful Ever

From the falling leaves of autumn to the first snow of the season, the weather sends signals that it is time to get busy planning the holidays. The holidays are a special time of

Mobile Alert Systems for Seniors On-The-Go

Alzheimer’s and Dementia are a growing concern for seniors and their families. With more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s and early onset Alzheimer’s, these diseases heavily impact a person’s ability to be

Seniors Working Longer Than Ever

Seniors are living longer, healthier lives and many are saying “No!” to retirement. Whether starting a new career or staying connected to a professional legacy, many seniors are choosing to stay in the workforce

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