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  • Combining Social and Physical Fitness for Seniors

    May 4, 2018
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    Emotional isolation and physical inactivity are two of the biggest problems facing the growing senior citizen population. Fortunately, there are some way to address both these issues in a single program. It is ironic that in a society where instant communication is the norm, many of us feel very isolated. That’s especially true among seniors,



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  • But I Don’t Want to Go…….

    April 13, 2017
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    Ask an elder where they would like to live out their lives and the clear majority will say, “right here in my own home”. It is easy to guess why. Home is familiar, it is where memories have been made, and moving usually means a loss of independence. But is it better for an elder



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  • Can hospitalization drive your elder crazy?

    June 25, 2013
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    ​Your parent is admitted to the hospital for a physical complaint. Suddenly he is disoriented, seeing things, combative and paranoid. What happened? Hospital delirium is a widespread condition that affects many elderly patients. For years it was ignored or misdiagnosed as dementia by the medical community. Recent studies, however, have shown that hospital delirium can



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  • Exercise and Our Elders

    June 4, 2013
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    A truly balanced lifestyle is one that combines good nutrition, regular physical activity and a healthy mental outlook. We try our best to maintain this balance through our lives even though for many of us it proves difficult. If we can make the effort, however, the pay off is great. Our mood is better, our



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