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Diabetics at Higher Risk of Falling at Home. But Why?

The American Diabetes Association estimates some 25.2% or 12 million seniors live with diabetes. If you are one of them, you have likely heard how the condition can make you more likely to experience a fall. Have you ever wondered why, though? What about the disease...

Seniors and Smartphones: A Love Story (Part 1)

Technology is often not embraced by those more advanced in years. This makes sense as it can be difficult and confusing to adapt and embrace all the latest technology available. However, there is no need to let technology intimidate you. After all, just think about...

Senior Tips for Living on a Fixed Budget

According to a recent Gallop Poll, some 43% of single seniors, and 21% or married senior couples depend on Social Security to provide 90% or more of their monthly income. Of course, depending on Society Security primarily for income isn't ideal. If you can relate to...

Preventing Falls in the Home: Top Tips for Seniors

Keeping your independence is closely related to staying healthy and preventing falls in your home. After all, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the number one cause of injuries in seniors. Sometimes, these falls can’t be prevented....

The Traveling Senior – Staying Safe and Healthy Away from Home

Taking time to see the world, traveling at your leisure, is one of the perks of reaching your retirement years. Of course, ensuring you travel safely is important, no matter your age but even more so as you grow older. Therefore, the following tips are especially...

How to Gracefully Retain Your Independence as You Age

Youth may be wasted on the young, as they say, but valued elders are living longer and more vibrant lifestyles. The average life expectancy of someone living in the United States now exceeds 78 years. But longevity is only half of the equation. Seniors and their loved...

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