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How to Lower the Risk of Diabetes in the Golden Years
How to Lower the Risk of Diabetes in the Golden Years
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on July 13, 2018

Seniors have a higher risk of developing diabetes due to age, lack of exercise, high stress levels, and poor eating habits. A diabetes diagnosis could have a negative impact on your loved one’s quality of life. Use the tips below to help your loved one reduce the risk of developing…

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Identification of Alzheimer's Molecular Roots in Rhode Island, TN
Identification of Alzheimer's Molecular Roots in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on June 29, 2018

The biggest mistake caregivers can make is to assume something will go exactly as planned. When you make this type of assumption, you put your safety at risk, as well as the health and safety of your senior parent. Here are some of the most common assumptions family caregivers should…

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6 Ways to Enhance Back Health in the Golden Years in South Kingstown, RI
6 Ways to Enhance Back Health in the Golden Years in South Kingstown, RI
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on June 15, 2018

Many people experience back pain, but for seniors it can be a chronic issue that disrupts their lives. As a matter of fact, back pain is one of the top reasons people over the age of 50 go to the doctor. Not taking good care of this important part of…

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Easy Exercises for Older Adults with Arthritis in Rhode Island
Easy Exercises for Older Adults with Arthritis in Rhode Island
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on May 25, 2018

Staying physically active can help older adults relieve arthritis pain as well as other symptoms associated with this disease. Family caregivers should find the best low-impact exercises for their senior loved ones to do to prevent more joint pain and muscle tension. Here are some good exercises for seniors with…

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5 Quick And Nutritious Breakfasts for Seniors in Rhode Island
5 Quick And Nutritious Breakfasts for Seniors in Rhode Island
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on May 11, 2018

Many seniors living at home have fiber, protein, vitamin, and mineral deficiencies. However, with a little encouragement and guidance from family members, older adults can easily enjoy healthy breakfasts made with nutritious ingredients that ensure they get the sustenance they need. With the right selection of ingredients, older adults feel…

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Benefits of Gardening in the Golden Years in Rhode Island
Benefits of Gardening in the Golden Years in Rhode Island
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on April 27, 2018

Gardening has mental and physical benefits for seniors. While the physical side of gardening is more obvious, the cognitive component shouldn’t be underestimated. The gardening process, from planning to planting to tending, is a wonderful way for seniors to stay physically healthy and mentally sharp. Here are a few benefits of…

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5 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer in Seniors in Rhode Island
5 Ways to Prevent Skin Cancer in Seniors in Rhode Island
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on April 13, 2018

Every year, millions of people are treated for skin cancer, which is why it’s important for seniors to take precautionary measures against sun damage. Here are five ways to prevent skin cancer in seniors.  1. Understand UV Damage To prevent skin cancer, it’s important to understand why it occurs in…

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How to Stay Positive as a Family Caregiver in Rhode Island
How to Stay Positive as a Family Caregiver in Rhode Island
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on March 30, 2018

There can be negative and positive sides to caregiving, and sometimes the negative aspects cause stress, anger, resentment, and other emotions. When caring for an aging loved one, you need to remain positive, even when things are difficult. Here are some of the things family caregivers can do to maintain…

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6 Awesome Part-Time Jobs for Seniors in Rhode Island
6 Awesome Part-Time Jobs for Seniors in Rhode Island
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on March 16, 2018

For various reasons, many seniors decide to continue working at least part-time following retirement. Some may not have sufficient retirement savings, while others prefer not having to completely rely on their savings. Many also simply enjoy being part of the workforce. Here are a few part-time job options your senior…

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Driving Safety Tips for Aging Adults in Rhode Island
Driving Safety Tips for Aging Adults in Rhode Island
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on February 23, 2018

Driving safety for older adults requires more than understanding traffic rules and road signs. As seniors age, they may notice their driving abilities change and become more difficult to manage due to eyesight issues, physical changes, and more. Here are a few safety tips for elderly drivers. Wear Prescription Eyewear …

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