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Falls are the number one reason that seniors end up in the hospital. Failure to exercise regularly results in poor muscle tone, decreased strength, and loss of bone mass and flexibility. All contribute to falls and the severity of injury due to falls.

Learn how to prevent falls in our blog post below:
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October 1st is a UN backed holiday for the ‘International Day of Older Persons’,  I thought it was a good idea to share some content specifically celebrating the life of the older person.
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Learn how age related hearing loss occurs, what its typical symptoms are, and ways to manage it:
According to The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), estimates put the US population of hard of hearing people at close to 48 million. Within this group, the biggest are comprise are those over 65, where the likely cause of hearing loss is directly linked to changes due to aging in the ...
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Below, we address a few common eating issues that face older adults focusing on helping them get complete nutrition.
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It is Summer! A time of fun and sun. However, this is also the season for severe weather and storms can strike at any time. Storms can be extremely unnerving to seniors and the elderly. If you provide senior or elder home care, being prepared can make an unexpected storm or weather complication much easier to handle.
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This is a very inspirational info graphic on aging. It provides some very interesting facts on a selection of inspirational athletes over the age of 50 who are going the extra mile when it comes to fitness. 
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There are many super foods that can help you deal with stress and aging. Stress can crop up in the senior or elder years that you envision to be the most peaceful. Having the right foods in your diet can alleviate tension and stress, along with their negative effects.
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As the nights get darker faster and the mornings stay dark longer, lighting is key for your senior’s safety. Here are a few tips to keep in mind:
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Learn about the types of dementia and how to detect them:
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There are plenty of other ways to get outside and enjoy a glorious summer day without having to risk a hip or knee injury. So, if you’re getting a little older, or simply looking for something to do with an elderly friend, here are a few ways to not only bask in the summertime, but also break a sweat safely.
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One of the latest scams is the Grandparent Scam and incredibly simple and devious because it uses one of older adults’ most reliable assets, their hearts. Learn more about it below:
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My insight on being mindful as you age and some helpful breathing exercises:
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We assist seniors and their families to chart the right course of Elder care. ElderCompass provides the assistance to make the advocate's journey into elder care services more transparent, compassionate, and successful.
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ElderCompass serves those seeking credible senior care information. We are a place to get started and initiate the steps needed to care for your elder-even if you are geographically separated from those from whom you advocate.
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