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Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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Sense of Belongingness in Congregate Living Health Facility

Socialization among older adults is just as important as socialization among young children. Often, its importance is overlooked as if human connection when you are older stops becoming relevant. But this isn’t the case at Grand Villa...

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Lifestyle Change for Stroke Prevention

A stroke is a known medical emergency that needs immediate attention. Usually, a stroke occurs when there is minimal or little blood supply in the brain which prevents it from getting enough oxygen and nutrients. As a result, brain cells...

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Common Factors of Falls in Older Adults

Think about safety when doing home chores. You ensure the safety of everyone, including the seniors in the family. If you are not careful in managing your home, accidents like falls can happen. According to the National Council on Aging, falls...

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Things You Need to Know About Elderly Exercise

Age is just a number. As the elderly family members grow older, you should always tell them about that quote. This is true according to exercise physiologist, Evelyn O’Neill of the Hebrew Rehabilitation Center. The level of physical fitness...

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Pointers When Choosing Meals for Aging Loved Ones

Due to reduced strength and mobility, seniors may end up eating foods they can easily prepare. These typically include junk foods and processed foods which are unhealthy for them. That is why a lot of older adults take advantage of various...

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Ways to Lower the Risks of Spinal Cord Injury

An injury to the spinal cord can often lead to permanent changes to an individual. In most cases, strength, functionality, and sensation on the body parts of the injury site may decrease. That is why many of those who suffer from this injury opt...

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