Stay Warm, Stay Well: Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

There aren’t too many people who love cold, wintry weather, but even snow bunnies and winter sports fans need to be vigilant about preserving their health during this infamous season. Much like the dangers of summer heat and humidity, ...

 
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Storm Update: Many Senior Care Facilities Implement Disaster Plans

The past 48 hours have kept East Coast residents on their toes, with mandatory evacuations, power outages, high winds, downed trees, flash flooding, electrical fires, and a number of other issues caused by Hurricane Sandy. The stormy weather has prompted a ...

 
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Hurricane Sandy Is On the Way: Are Your Seniors Ready?

For those living on the East Coast, Hurricane Sandy (also known as “Frankenstorm”) has arrived. Per Weather.com, evacuations are already in effect for New York City, federal offices in Washington, D.C. are closed, the storm is “powerful and ...

 
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Fight the Flu with Healthy Foods

It's peak cold/flu season, folks. I've commenced the season with nasal congestion, a sore throat, and a persistent cough and I just want it to go away.

The cold weather doesn't directly affect whether or not you will get a cold or the flu - it's more of a cause/effect relationship. Bacteria/viruses are the culprits, so if you're spending more time indoors with poor ventilation, the likely ...

 
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