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Category Archives: Health Awareness

Make Daily Activities Easier for Your Joints

Having arthritis and other conditions can make tasks like getting out of bed or standing up from a chair difficult to do. Monica Bozeman McClain, OTR, an occupational therapist at Methodist Dallas Medical Center in Texas suggests that older adults focus on two things: 1.) energy conservation and 2.) joint protection. With these two in … Read More

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Common Myths About Exercising for Adults

If you are a senior or are currently taking care of one, you have probably heard some people say that exercising can be harmful to older adults. This isn’t completely true. The benefits of exercising for seniors are boundless! To make most of your exercising experience, you have to voluntarily do your own research about … Read More

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Importance of Keeping Active for Seniors

A lot of seniors lose their mobility as they age, which is why it is necessary to encourage them to keep exercising. More than 50% of senior citizens spend at least 8.5 hours a day sedentary. Many senior citizens lose their mobility as they age, so exercise for seniors is essential to keep them healthy … Read More

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Benefits of Dark Chocolate for Seniors

Dark chocolate is loaded with nutrients that can positively impact your health. Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, it is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Studies show that dark chocolate (not the sugary kind) can improve your health and lower the risk of heart disease. Of course, it … Read More

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