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Learn to spot when it's more than just clutter afflicting your elder loved one.    One of the most tragic issues concerning a living space is when a loved one exhibits hoarding behaviors that compromise their quality of life. It is normal to accumulate personal items over the...

Elders can add Tai Chi practice to their regimen to improve arthritis and overall well being.   Living with arthritis pain and aches can be challenges. Research has found that there is a fairly enjoyable way to relieve the aches and pains of arthritis in Tai Chi. What...

Consider these actions now to ensure good vision and eye health for years to come.   Losing the ability to see the world around you can be scary. Changes to vision and other eye concerns can happen quickly in older adults. Seniors should understand their risk of...

Owning a pet has many benefits for all people. Studies have shown that there are even more positive benefits for seniors.   Helping to prevent loneliness, decreasing stress and anxiety, and even lowering blood pressure: pets can have a positive impact on our overall health as we...

In your elder years, taking care of your oral health is more important than ever.   Dental health is important at any age, including a person’s senior years. Older adults experience many of the same dental health issues as younger people, including tooth decay and gum disease,...

Data show female immune system’s advantage, but pregnancy plus men’s reluctance to see doctor may be factors March 20, 2020 by Brett Shay   A key question about the coronavirus epidemic that experts intend to solve include differences in the death rates among its victims. We already know...

  In an update to our previous story, there are now additional local Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and national outlets that are now dedicating time for seniors to shop during the coronavirus outbreak. See details below: The full list: Target is reserving the first shopping hour of every...

  Supermarkets are working overtime to restock shelves and calm anxious shoppers. Some stores are taking steps to protect older and vulnerable customers who are at greatest risk from the coronavirus outbreak. The pandemic has killed over 6,500 people worldwide. Officials around the world are taking dramatic...