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After retirement, Uncle Theodore works out at the local gym daily… #Aging #Exercise  
The best way to build bone is to build muscle. “It is never too late to start exercising,” said Dr. Kris Berg, an exercise physiologist who worked at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) for 45 years. “People are very responsive to exercise programs even into their 80s and 90s.”
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Aunt Harriett’s pill organizer helps her keep track of medications… #Aging #Medication
While pill organizers can help avoid medication errors, there must be a good fit between the user and the pill organizer, otherwise, the benefits of using a pill organizer will be lost, and may actually impair one’s health.
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Aunt Esther uses a pill organizer because she takes several kinds of medication… #Medicine #Aging
According to a new report, pill organizers may actually be responsible for causing dangerous overdoses. Individuals who started to use a pill organizer suffered impaired mobility, episodes of dangerously low blood sugar, and falls.
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Aunt Lilly has more spare time after my youngest cousin left home for college… #Aging #SeniorCare
What benefits of empty nesting are most appealing to you?
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Aunt Wilma now makes all household decisions for Uncle Oliver… #Brain #Aging  
A Mayo Clinic study of 1,246 men and women between ages 30 and 95—with normal cognitive function—shows that the brain’s memory region, the hippocampus, shrinks more for men than women, especially past age 60.
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If you have time for 1960's movie trivia, you’ll want to read this week's blog article… #Aging #Movies #Boomers
What are three of your favorite 1960s movies and why?
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Aunt Lilly scolded Uncle Clarence for watching too much television…  #Aging #SeniorCare
A study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association finds that Americans who watch at least three hours of television a day double their risk of dying prematurely compared to people who watch TV an hour or less a day.
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Aunt Esther now uses a pill organizer because she takes several kinds of medication… #Medicine #Aging
According to a new report, pill organizers may actually be responsible for causing dangerous overdoses. Individuals who started to use a pill organizer suffered impaired mobility, episodes of dangerously low blood sugar, and falls.
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Uncle Elmer feels guilty Aunt Martha is feeling under the weather today… #Aging #Caregiver
s caregivers, we often feel guilty for losing our tempers, for having negative feelings toward our care receivers, or for wanting a little time for ourselves. Unless you have intentionally inflicted physical or emotional pain on someone else, however, guilt is not an appropriate response.
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Uncle Elmer prefers treating his sore back muscles with ice cubes rather than calling his doctor … #Aging #HomeRemedy
A 2012 National Health Interview Study found that 11.2 percent of adults report having daily pain.
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Opioids can be used for relieving pain, but can become addictive if aging relatives use this medication the wrong way.   #Aging #Medication
Seniors using opioids are at a seven-fold greater risk for falls (and increased hip fractures) than those who use other pain relievers, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs).
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Aunt Esther’s typewriter sounds louder than my iPad’s keyboard. Join our conversation by sharing a familiar sound of your generation…  #Generations #Aging
Time rolls on and takes with it certain sounds of each generation. For today’s baby boomers and older seniors, time has faded a number of everyday noises and tones.
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