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3 Ways Seniors Can Exercise While Indoors

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 2:02:00 PM

It's important for seniors to stay as active as possible. However, many seniors find it difficult to get out of their homes to exercise because of bad weather, transportation problems, or mobility issues. Physical activity is one of the best things a senior can do for because it can help boost their mood, maintain their weight, and even add on years to their lives. Let's take a look at a few exercises seniors can do indoors.

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Top 3 Activities For Seniors To Do in Kansas City

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 3:02:00 PM

Seniors are an increasingly large part of our population. Seniors are out looking for more activities to do and want to meet more people as they enjoy their retirement years. Enjoying retirement also means filling their time with activities that they love as well as coming up with new pastimes and hobbies. The following are 3 of the many fun activities that are offered for seniors in the Kansas City area to participate in and enjoy.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in Kansas City?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 3:06:00 PM

Budgeting your money in your senior years is very important to ensure that your fixed income covers your living expenses. This includes a budget that allows you to get the health care you need as you age. While budgeting is not always fun or glamorous, it's necessary to ensure that your money will last throughout the rest of your life. Let's take a look at how far your money will go toward senior care in Kansas City. 

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Does Happiness Depend on Health?

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Many seniors face their golden years with chronic health issues or health crisis. Does this mean that they're unhappy? No! It's possible to face illnesses and remain happy. You can help your parents stay positive and remain happy throughout health challenges. Here's a look at few ways to help your senior become happier during periods of illness.

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Smart Homes For Seniors Help Them Age in Place

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 2:58:00 PM

One of the only universal truths about life is that we are all going to get older. And, no matter how well you take care of yourself, certain things are going to get more difficult as you age. Many seniors have to modify their lifestyles, rely more heavily on family members, and in some cases, move to a senior community. For today's seniors, it's possible to age in place thanks to advances in technology. Learn more about the technology aiding today's seniors. 

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Perfect Pet Companions for Seniors

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Pets provide unconditional love, affection, and companionship to seniors. They're proven to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, and improve social interaction. Unfortunately, pets can require a lot of care, but many seniors are capable of caring for some pets on their own. Although dogs and cats are the most popular pet choices in most homes, these 3 pets are easier for seniors to care for!

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5 Ways Home Care Reduces Hospital Readmissions

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

20% of seniors are readmitted to a hospital within a month, but many of those readmissions are avoidable. There are many reasons for seniors being readmitted into hospitals including health conditions, dieting, insurance, timing, and patient engagement. One of the best ways to fight readmission is through home care. Home healthcare has resulted in fewer readmissions, and it can help keep many seniors out of the hospital. Here are 5 ways home healthcare is reducing hospital readmissions.

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3 Things Seniors Can Wear to Help Reach Fitness Goals

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Exercise can be a real pain, especially for the elderly. As a result, many people aren't too keen on being active despite how important it is for staying in shape and living a long and healthy life. Sometimes, though, much of this discomfort is rooted in not having the right tools for the job. To help make working out a bit more fun, here's three things seniors can wear to help reach their fitness goals.

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3 Pieces of Safe Exercise Equipment For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

We know that fitness is one of the keys to longevity. If you're a senior, though, it's important to remember that not every piece of exercise equipment is going to work for you... some of them might even do more harm than good. So if you're going to hit the gym to get as much as you can out of your golden years, here are some pieces of equipment you should gravitate toward.

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3 Coping Mechanisms for Young Adults Caring for Grandparents

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

There is a large number of young adults who are caregivers for their aging grandparents. Some of these grandchildren were raised by their grandparents, some live closer than other relatives, and others just feel the need to care for them. 

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