Surviving and Thriving When You Lose a Spouse

You’ve been together a lifetime, raised a family and went through the highs and lows of everything life has to offer, together. You looked forward to retirement, visiting the children and grandchildren, and traveling the world. But now he’s gone, and you’re alone. We are all transient in this world,...

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How to Deal with Allergies

As you walk around your independent living facility, enjoying the weather, watch out for allergens.  Some people are affected by allergies worse than others, and those with a family history of allergies are at a higher risk of developing them.  Allergies are a major concern in the senior health space,...

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Elderly Insomnia: Causes and Treatment

Waking up tired occasionally is frustrating, but when it happens every night, you may be dealing with insomnia. Insomnia is a disorder where you have difficulty falling asleep or the inability to enjoy quality uninterrupted sleep. Most people need 7 or more hours of sleep a night. Sleeplessness can affect...

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