Seniors and Depression

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Many people dismiss depression in the elderly as a normal part of aging and something seniors can just “snap out of.” However, this is not the case. Depression is a serious mood disorder that can be particularly dangerous in the elderly. If gone unchecked and untreated, depression can lead to serious consequences. What Causes Depression? Many factors can contribute to …

Too Blessed To Be Stressed: Reduce Stress Levels Through Kindness

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Did you know that November is the month that both World Kindness Day (13th) & Stress Awareness Day (Nov. 1st) occur in? People of all ages often suffer from physical and mental strain that stress can place on the body. However, chronic stress has proven to be most harmful to seniors, as it can cause inflammation that drastically lowers the aging …

Attention, Seniors: Being Up To Date On Your Immunizations Could Make Or Break Your Health

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It’s National Immunization Awareness Month, and it is especially important that seniors take note of the important immunizations that could be instrumental in protecting them from certain illnesses that can have a major impact on their health in their later years. When someone hears the word “immunization,” they tend to automatically think of babies and children, as immunizations play such …

Summer Heat Waves Pose Danger For Seniors: How To Prevent Heat Exhaustion & Stroke

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Summer evokes images of bright sunshine, ice cold lemonade, juicy watermelon slices, and a hammock on a beautiful beach. However, the dangers of overheating in the summer heat aren’t quite so picturesque. Dangerously high temperatures can result in heat-related illnesses ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. When heat stroke is serious enough, it can be fatal- …