Monthly Archives: June 2012

Keeping Seniors Cool

Summer weather draws people outdoors to enjoy sunshine, outdoor activities and occasions that bring family and friends together. Along with these summertime benefits come the mixed blessings of heat. Seniors are particularly vulnerable in hot weather to heat exhaustion or … Continue reading

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Loneliness and The Elderly

Loneliness – the unpleasant feeling of emptiness or desolation – can creep in and cause suffering to people at any age. But it can be especially debilitating to older adults and may predict serious health problems and even death, according … Continue reading

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How the Power of Touch can Aide the Elderly

A simple touch can convey volumes to the elderly.  Touch could possibly be the most powerful sense of all.  The moment we enter this world, a soothing touch helps to settle us down and we are aware, someone cares.  Through … Continue reading

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Healing Power of Pets

“Many researchers are finding that the most serious disease for older persons is not cancer or heart disease – it’s loneliness…Love is the most important health tonic we have and pets are one of nature’s best sources of love… Dogs … Continue reading

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