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Deteriorating vision is a natural part of aging, but eye health can be maintained to help the prevention of severe eye conditions and loss of vision. One natural occurrence when it comes to aging eyes is a condition known as presbyopia. This is not a serious condition that poses a threat to overall health. Presbyopia…
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What are ADLs? ADL is an acronym that stands for Activities for Daily Living. This term or phrase is often used in health care to help determine the functionality of older adults and the ability to live independently. ADLs are generally tasks that are necessary to prepare for the day ahead, while focusing on self-care…
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When it comes to Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia, early detection is the key to managing the symptoms and curtailing the progress of the disorder.
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The days of thinking that seniors are disinterested and unwilling to learn new technology are a thing of the past.The age of the population in Canada is steadily increasing, and so is the use of technology by seniors.This escalation in usage has occurred for several reasons, such as widespread education, more prevalent accessibility, and reaping the abundant benefits that tech skills can provide.
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Aging in place is a phrase that describes older adults that want to continue living in their own homes as they get older.With a steadily growing population of seniors in Canada, there are a lot of people currently looking to age in place. An overwhelming majority of seniors want to remain at home instead of moving to an assisted care facility or a retirement home.However, aging in place is not a decision that can just be made with no planning or support system in place.Health conditions and other problems can get in the way of making the dream of aging in place a reality.
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The effective management of funds becomes even more important for seniors after retirement. A decrease in income and potential for health problems make financial planning crucial for reducing stress and avoiding disaster.This is especially true for retirees that don’t have the luxury of a pension plan to rely on. Fewer and fewer companies are offering adequate pensions in today’s economy.However, good financial planning can help make the situation manageable, and assist in preparing for the future.
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For seniors that want to remain in their own home instead of moving to an assisted living community, there are two main options to consider: Private Caregiver Professional Home Care Agency
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Traveling should be an activity that people of any age can enjoy, if they so desire. Many people find that traveling after retirement is the most practical option.Careers and child-rearing often get in the way of travel for a large portion of the adult population.So, when the kids have moved away, and careers are concluded, it is finally time to get out and explore the world. Health permitting, that is.To help remove worry and stress from travel for seniors, smart planning and preparation can make a big difference.
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One of the biggest factors for maintaining health and well-being for seniors is a nutritious diet. A lot of people are not aware of the transformations the body goes through with age that require a lifestyle adjustment in order to keep up good health. Nutrition plays a significant role in both physical health, and cognitive…
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Most people plan for the future for many different aspects of their lives, and health should be no exception.The population in Canada continues to age at a rapid pace, and the majority of seniors want to continue living in their own homes instead of moving to a retirement or assisted living community.For seniors that want to stay at home, good planning is essential to the success of that goal.

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