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Getting a Relief from Back Pain

Back pain is prevalent in older adults. They can come from different causes, but usually, they come from muscle strain or spinal conditions. The pain can be light to intense, and when left untreated, can cause issues, or worse, can be debilitating. W...

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Vision and Eye Care for Seniors

It is through the eyes that we see all the beautiful things in our surroundings. Without it, it will not be easy to move around and do the things people love. Some people are born blind or with impaired eyesight, while others develop eye conditions, ...

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Adverse Effects of Missing a Dose of Your Medication

It is common for people to miss a dose of their medication especially when they are taking several at the same time. While it may not seem like a big deal at the time, this can actually cause adverse effects on your treatment. This is why, as a provi...

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Why Senior Depression Often Goes Undiagnosed

Depression is a condition that is more common than dementia in elderly adults. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, there are over 6 million Americans with senior depression. However, a large percentage of these cases are not identif...

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What to Do When One Parent Needs a Nursing Home but...

Having a parent move to a nursing home is always difficult. However, if one parent needs extra care while the other doesn’t, the situation is even more complex. If you’re struggling with figuring out what to do, here are some tips from Pontiac Ca...

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Music Therapy: How It Comforts the Elderly

Listening to music does wonders not only to the young ones but even to the elderly. Music has been our life partner. When we are happy, there’s music to excite our celebration. When we are sad, in grief, or lost, music is also there to accompany ou...

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