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Improving Your Life Through Exercise

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Seniors need exercise just as much as every other age demographic. We automatically lose muscle tone and flexibility as we get older, a situation that exercise can remedy. While many seniors are dealing with an illness or injury that may be keeping them from exercising as much as they want, the benefits far outweigh the struggle to get up and moving. Let's look at 4 things exercise will increase when performed on a regular basis.

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3 of the Best Activities for Seniors in McAllen

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 3:01:00 PM

Seniors living in McAllen, Texas, often find themselves looking for fun activities to enjoy. Gone are the days of just sitting around your home, watching television, and doing crossword puzzles. Seniors of today are getting out and about, visiting museums, shopping, dining, and more. Let's look at a few of the great places to visit if you or your loved one is in McAllen. You'll have a hard time picking the place you want to go!

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How Far Does Your Money Go in McAllen, TX?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 3:02:00 PM

Money is a subject that leaves a lot of seniors nervous. Being on a fixed income means that many seniors only have so much money and that money only goes so far. They must learn how to make their money stretch as far as possible to help them cover all of their expenses, including long-term care arrangements. Let's take a look at how far a senior's money will go in McAllen, Texas.

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How to Stay Happy When You're Not Healthy

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

As your health declines with age, it can often be hard to keep a positive attitude. Each new problem can seem more and more overwhelming, making it hard to stay happy. Depression is a major issue for seniors, with many cases linked with this worsening health. While it may be difficult, being happy isn't impossible. It's all a matter of learning how. Here are 3 ways you can stay happy when you're not healthy.

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3 Benefits of Smart Home Technology for Seniors

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 3:02:00 PM

Seniors may require more attention and care as they age, but keeping a sense of independence and dignity is essential to your loved one's well-being. Today's technological world offers seniors an opportunity to stay at home and remain independent with innovative, smart home technology. Here are 3 reasons why adding smart home technology to your senior loved one's life could benefit them greatly.

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3 Unique Pets for Seniors

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

Adopting a pet can be a fun-filled time of excitement and friendship, but it's also a responsibility. What can you do if you don't feel up to the task of caring for a cat or dog like normal? Luckily, there are a large number of other options seniors can choose from when finding pets. Here's 3 unique pets seniors could adopt.

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4 Things Insurance Will Not Cover for Seniors

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

Health insurance provides peace of mind, so it's always a shock to find out that procedures you need aren't covered by your policy. Here are a few things seniors need that are not covered by health insurance. We will discuss how to get around each one. 

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Fitness Wearables for Seniors: Remain Active at any Age

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

Just because you're getting older doesn't mean you have to forego a healthy lifestyle. With all the hype around healthy eating, dieting, and fitness regimens, regardless of your age, you can maintain a healthy lifestyle today. For seniors, there are a number of fitness trackers, gadgets, and devices, which will help you remain mobile, get up and move, and remain motivated. 

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Seniors: Why is Oral Health Important?

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

Good oral health is important for the health, quality of life, and finances of seniors. According to AARP, you should consider the following when prioritizing oral health among the many other issues seniors deal with: 

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3 Ways To Prep Your Senior For A Family Reunion

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

Family reunions are times where we get together with our nearest loved ones, and just enjoy being around one another. Whether it's a spring barbecue, a day out by the pool, or just a holiday get-together, a reunion can be a lot of fun. However, they can also be a lot of stress... particularly for the senior members of the family. Which is why you should prep your older loved ones for the day to make sure they get through it all right.

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