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3 Ways Seniors Can Fulfill Their Nutritional Needs

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 20, 2018 3:08:00 PM

Seniors need to consume the most nutritious foods as they age, especially when they are at risk for issues such as obesity, osteoporosis, heart disease, and certain types of cancers. There are a number of ways seniors can make sure they are getting the correct nutrition in their diet. Here are some ideas.

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5 Benefits of Exercise for Seniors: From Sleep to Stamina

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 3:05:00 PM

Not only is exercise good for your health overall, but it also helps you to enjoy other things in life which you might not have been able to do otherwise. When you exercise regularly, you're more active. So you're more likely to go for a walk with a friend, play a game of table tennis or take up dancing with a partner. And these things can be a lot of fun, especially if you're a senior who is retired. You shouldn't find yourself hesitating to participate in them just because you feel like you're not in shape. Getting into a regular exercise program can help you to keep your body limber. Here are some more advantages of exercise.

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Top 3 Senior Activities In New Braunfels

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 3:00:00 PM

Seniors are getting more and more active these days. Many are in great health well into 70s and 80s, which means that they have many years of retirement to enjoy and lots of time to pursue their passions. Communities are taking notice and providing more and more activities for seniors who want to be active and involved throughout their golden years. The following are 3 great activities offered to seniors in New Braunfels, TX.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in New Braunfels?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 3:05:00 PM

Seniors are often faced with difficult choices when it comes time to figure out their living situations. Many seniors are retired and living on a fixed income or struggling to work while living out their golden years at home. It's important to budget for senior care and take into account how expensive care is in your area. To help you out, here's a guide to the cost of senior care in New Braunfels, TX. 

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Staying Healthy & Happy Despite Health Concerns

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 3:02:00 PM

Being happy and healthy is especially vital for those with a little extra silver in the hair. Growing older means having to deal with more life changes. But those challenges often have a significant bearing on emotional and physical health. While getting older may mean you can't do the activities you once enjoyed, it doesn't mean you can't find meaning and happiness in other pursuits. The following tips can assist you in keeping and advancing your happiness and well-being.

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6 Hidden Costs of a Loved One's Hospital Stay

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

It's very common for your loved ones to have to endure more hospital stays as they get older and need more medical attention. Along with these hospital stays come hidden costs that you don't think about or see until you get the bill in the mail after discharge. Here are 6 hidden costs you want to be aware of when your loved one is in the hospital for any period of time.

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3 Tips To Prevent Alzheimer Caregiver Burnout

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:35:00 PM

Caring for a senior with Alzheimer's can be difficult, even if that person is a loved one. As a caregiver, it's important for you to remember that you can't help them unless you take care of yourself. Ensure that you have the energy and constitution to do the best job you possibly can. To avoid getting burned out as a caregiver, keep some of the following tips in mind.

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5 Easy Steps To Reduce Senior Hospital Readmission Rates

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

Hospital readmission refers to a person returning to the hospital within 30 days of release due to  the same cause or a related cause. While readmission rates have been generally high in recent years, they are highest among the senior citizen population.

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5 of the Best New Cars for Seniors

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

In order to retain full freedom of movement in most places, seniors will need a car just as badly as people of other ages. If it's been a while since you've had to drive or just need something to replace the old rust bucket in your driveway, though, it isn't always clear what you should look at to start with. Here are five of the best new cars for seniors that are both safe and easy to drive.

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The Best Workout Equipment for Seniors

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

It's critical for seniors to stay in shape. Having better muscle definition will make it easier to maintain mobility. Several pieces of workout equipment can be kept in the home, making it easy to get fit and stay healthy.

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