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Health & Wellness

osteoporosis As we age, bone density and mass can dwindle and eventually lead to osteoporosis. Bone health can affect our posture, walk, and overall well-being if not taken care of properly. Knowing the facts about osteoporosis can lead you to better bone health. There are many misconceptions about osteoporosis. These common things you thought were true about bone health may surprise...
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Arthritis Exercises for Seniors It’s important for seniors to stay physically active as it provides health benefits in a variety of ways. Seniors who exercise often have improved strength, mobility and coordination as well as better healing capabilities. Engaging in regular exercise and activity can also slow down the process of mental decline. For a senior that has arthritis, exercising and staying active could prove to...
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Though our staff at the Arbors Assisted Living community strive to make our residents comfortable throughout the year, we do notice that some our residents are cold nearly all of the time. How does this happen? Here are some clues.

Diseases

Hypothyroidism

This means that the thyroid, a gland found in the neck, is underactive and not secreting enough thyroid hormone. Since thyroid hormone helps to...
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Being honest with the doctor can save future, frequent visits to the physician's office, and even one's life. Here are a few things that seniors in assisted living communities should keep in mind when discussing their health and treatment options at the doctor's office.

1. Tell your doctor about what herbs, vitamins, and supplements you are taking.

Sometimes we fail to neglect this information because we...
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Risk Increases With Age

Many people have a friend or relative who has fallen. The person may have slipped while walking or felt dizzy when standing up from a chair and fallen. Maybe you've fallen yourself. If you or an older person you know has fallen, you're not alone. More than one in three people age 65 years or older falls each year. The risk of falling -- and fall-related problems --...
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