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4 Key Nutrients That Every Senior Needs

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 20, 2018 2:07:00 PM

It is important to always maintain a healthy diet, especially as we age. Getting the right nutrition can become a challenge for seniors, because their metabolism slows down as they grow older, meaning they need less calories than before. Their body will still need more nutrients though, and this is where seniors must choose the best foods to meet their nutritional needs. Seniors who pursue a healthy diet by eating super foods will have a better chance to live a longer and healthier life. Listed below are some key nutrients every senior should stock up on to stay healthy.

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5 Benefits of Exercise For Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 2:04:00 PM

Everyone can benefit from having exercise and movement in their lives and that is true for seniors as well. Life as a senior does not mean sitting down and taking life easy when it comes to physical activity. Instead, seniors who are more active will tend to live healthier, happier, and more productive lives for longer than their sedentary counterparts. The following are some of the great benefits that exercise has to offer to seniors.

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Top 3 Activities For Seniors in Nashville

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 2:02:00 PM

Seniors are becoming a more active population as they grow older. This trend is likely to continue in the future as seniors are healthier for longer. Whether it's taking up a new hobby or socializing and getting to meet new people, seniors are out looking for something to do. Many communities have begun to provide more activities for seniors to do and are even making it so that such activities are affordable for them as well. The following are 3 activities for seniors in Nashville.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in Nashville?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 2:03:00 PM

Most seniors live their "golden years" off of the money they saved in retirement accounts and through other benefits like social security and pensions. This means that most seniors have a limited, fixed income to work with. The key to keeping up with rising health care costs and inflation is to make every penny work in their favor, especially when it comes to finding senior care. Learn more about how far your dollar can go toward care in Nashville.

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Benefits of Daytime Disco for Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 2:02:00 PM

In South Korea, seniors are flocking to nightclubs during the daytime hours and shaking their booty like it's the late 1970s. Is it time for your senior parent or loved one to take a page out of their book? Registering your senior loved one for a dance class or locating a weekly dance doesn't mean that it has to be disco. From learning the cha cha and East Coast swing to mastering the waltz or salsa, there are many benefits for a senior to get out and get their feet moving. Check out a few of the benefits for seniors who dance regularly. 

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Hidden Costs of a Senior Parent's Hospital Stay

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 3:02:00 PM

Whether it's a scheduled surgery or an emergency situation that lands your senior parent or loved one in the hospital, your first concern is always that they get the necessary care and make it home better. You expect that the insurance will take care of most if not all of the medical bills. But that isn't always the case. There are many hidden costs attached to your parent's hospital stay. Here's a look at some of the most common hidden costs and how they occur. 

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Small, Furry Pets Seniors Will Love

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Do your senior loved ones miss having a pet to care for and cuddle? If they've always had a cat or dog, they may miss the companionship and interactions they enjoyed so much. Now that they're older, it may be impossible for them to cope with the daily upkeep and exercise needs of an active pet. However, that doesn't mean they have to forego the enjoyment, companionship, and mental stimulation a pet can offer. Here are some furry pet options they can take care of. 

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3 Ways Weekly Visits Decrease Senior Readmission Rates

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

With hospital readmission rates for seniors staying steadily high, every little effort made to keep them healthy could make a huge difference. As a caring loved one, you can make a very big impact by simply visiting once a week or more. While this may not seem like it could make a big difference in whether your loved one stays in their home or returns to the hospital, there are many reasons why this helps with recovery. Below are just 3 of those ways.

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Three Head-to-Toe Wearable Fitness Gadgets for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Wearable technology is a great way for seniors to stay active and in shape. Exercise can be hard for seniors experiencing mobility issues, but with the right accessories it can be easier AND fun! Let's take a look at three different wearable fitness gadgets that can help a senior stay on the move, head to toe.

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Four Reasons Seniors Should Maintain a Daily Oral Care Routine

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Senior dental problems are still a common occurrence for many men and women in their golden years but with the proper dental care, they don't have to be. Dental health goes hand-in-hand with overall health and it is a topic that all seniors should pay close attention to. While many seniors know that poor oral care can lead to cavities and bad breath, they may not realize it can lead to other types of health issues, as well.

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