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8 Mental and Physical Benefits to Regular Exercise

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 4:04:00 PM

Exercising as a senior may be a bit more difficult for seniors. However, it is still an important part of staying healthy, both mentally and physically. Seniors who participate in regular exercise programs or at home on their own will find that there are tons of benefits to staying active. Let's take a look at a few of them right now.

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Top 3 Activities For Seniors in Lakewood, CO

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 4:04:00 PM

Seniors are living more active lifestyles these days and want more activities to do that will help fill their days with things they enjoy doing. As more seniors do more activities, communities are offering more choices of activities for seniors to participate in to stay active while getting to enjoy doing something they love. The following are 3 great activities that are offered in the Lakewood area for seniors to keep active and busy.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in Lakewood?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 2:04:00 PM

When budgeting as a senior, it's important to know how much different living arrangements can cost. Finding a location and accommodation that fit your budget is not necessarily easy, but it is vital to ensuring that your money lasts long enough to cover the care you may need. Knowing what you will be paying for senior care in Lakewood will help you make the most of every single doll and stretch it to meet your needs the best.

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3 Ways to Be Happy Despite Health Problems

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 12:00:00 AM

As we age, it can get harder and harder to maintain good health. Despite our best efforts, the years eventually catch up with all of us sooner or later with various health issues to follow. Though it's understandable to be somewhat upset at the prospect of your body not being able to do the things you want it to anymore, there's no reason to throw in the towel just yet. Here are 3 ways to be happy when your health isn't at its best.

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5 Hidden Costs of a Senior Parent's Hospital Visit

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Nobody wants to deal with a hospital stay. From getting medications and arrangements in order, keeping family members abreast of what's going on, and of course dealing with payment and insurance companies, the whole process can be a nightmare. In the chaos, it's easy to be surprised by hidden costs which might drive up the cost of care, particularly for seniors. Here are 5 factors which may make that hospital stay even more expensive.

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5 Reasons Rodents Make Perfect Pets for Seniors

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

When thinking of a pet for your loved one, a rodent may not be your first thought. However, rodents are furry friends that are easier to care for than a dog or a cat, making them great companions for seniors. Rodents can include guinea pigs, mice, rats, and more. Here are 5 reasons why we think rodents make great pets for seniors.

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Caught Off Guard: 6 Things Health Insurance Might Not Cover

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

Many seniors have their retirement planned and insurance in place as they look forward to years of relaxation and good health. But unexpected events do happen and you may need to use your healthcare plan. But don't be caught off guard when you are asked to pay for a procedure out of pocket. Here are some things that your insurance policy won't cover. 

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3 new cars that seniors should consider buying

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

It is important to have a safe vehicle no matter what age you are, however as people get older having a safe vehicle becomes critical. So what is considered a safe vehicle? Consumer Reports stated in its article Top 25 New Cars For Senior Drivers that a safe vehicle for seniors is one that is easy to get in and out of, and has controls that are easy and intuitive to use. That is an accurate assessment. With slower reflexes and diminishing hearing and vision, many of the features in newer vehicles could mean the difference between an accident avoided or a bad wreck. Consumer Reports have ranked 25 new cars by various characteristics. These include:

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Fit and Safe: Great Exercise Equipment for Seniors

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

As we age, the need to exercise remains a constant. In fact, building muscle tone and maintaining activity levels for functional cardiovascular health is essential for seniors to maintain mobility and overall positive health outcomes. 

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3 Coping Mechanisms For Caring For Grandparents

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

Many adult grandchildren find themselves in a position of having to provide full-time, long-term care for their own grandparents. This can be a very stressful position for grandchildren to have to be put in, especially those who are young adults with busy, aspiring careers and possibly families of their own (including young children) whom they also have to take care of.

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