Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Offerings While Managing Diabetes

The holidays are a great time to get together with family and friends, but let’s be honest: it’s often also a time for overindulgence in less-than-healthy meals. With numerous rich, fatty, and sugary delicacies on hand at every turn, it’s challenging to stick to a healthy diet, which can produce serious health problems for those […]

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For the Treatment of Hot Flashes, Breast Cancer Survivors Are Finding Relief

For a number of breast cancer survivors, the discomfort of ongoing hot flashes – sometimes as frequent as several times every day – makes daily life a struggle. And while there are different treatment solutions available, one unexpected treatment is starting to gain popularity: acupuncture. In a clinical study, 120 women were presented with a […]

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7 Steps to Take to Ensure Your Blood Pressure Readings Are Accurate

If you have been diagnosed with heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes, it’s likely that your physician has encouraged you to take weekly or daily blood pressure readings with a home blood pressure monitor. But how do you know that these readings are dependable? And in addition, what do those two numbers even mean? […]

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Holiday Tips for Seniors: How to Avoid the “Winter Blues”

Even though the yuletide season is typically thought of as a time that is joyous, filled with spending time with those who are nearest and dearest and buying gifts, for seniors, it can be anything but merry and bright. A combination of lost loved ones, memories of past holidays, health issues and more can affect […]

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A Holiday Checklist for Seniors to Make Outings Easier for the Whole Family

The holiday season is filled with parties, celebrations, and get-togethers. However, for an older loved one, holiday excursions warrant a little additional planning and preparation. Follow these suggestions from All Care’s holiday checklist for seniors to be able to enjoy fun and relaxed outings with family members of all ages this holiday season. Prior to leaving the senior’s […]

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The Results Are In—Survey Says: Healthy Eating for Seniors Is a MUST

In our previous blog post, we outlined some age-related concerns that can keep older adults from eating well, but what if unhealthy eating habits lead to cognitive impairment? Malnourishment in older individuals is more prevalent than you might think. As stated by the National Resource on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging, up to 35% – […]

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Solutions for the Most Common Problems with Senior Nutrition

Most of us are eager to sit down and indulge in a delectable meal – the comforting smells and tastes, the gratifying sensation of a filled stomach. For a number of older people, though, a variety of health challenges can prevent their enjoyment of meals or even their ability to shop for nutritious foods, in […]

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3 Bladder Leakage Causes in Seniors and How to Treat Them

Incontinence, or reduced bladder control, is a distressing and sensitive issue, particularly for seniors. It can cause a variety of concerns, from skin sores to social isolation for individuals who are afraid to leave the house in case of an “accident.” Yet while bladder leakage causes as many as 25 million Americans to suffer with […]

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You Said What? Tips for Kinder Communication with Elderly

Honesty is always the best policy, right? Yet there are occasions when some truths are better left unsaid, or at the very least worded more positively, especially when communicating with elderly loved ones. Although we may have the finest of intentions in attempting to help older adults navigate life, we can assist in preventing hurt […]

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