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Cardio Exercises for Seniors

As you age, losses in aerobic capacity and muscle strength can reduce your endurance and stamina. Cardio exercises have benefits f...
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How Real Are the Claims That Hillary Clinton Is Sick?

From Donald Trump to a Twitter anon - Everyone seems to have an opinion on Hillary Clinton's health lately, but what are the facts...
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What Is Restorative Nursing Home Care?

A person of any age who suffers serious illness or injury may require rehabilitation and/or restorative care. Rehabilitation servi...
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Dance Exercise for Seniors

Seniors should do some type of aerobic exercise for at least 30 minutes every day, according to FamilyDoctor.org. Dancing is an ef...
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Importance of Human Touch

Extensive research by the University of Miami's Touch Research Institute has revealed that human touch has wide-ranging physical a...
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How to Care for the Emotional Needs of the Elderly

An elderly person needs to feel safe, remain close to other people and believe that his life continues to be meaningful. Meeting h...
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Complications From an Impacted Bowel

Severe constipation can lead to bowel or fecal impaction, a condition where solid stool accumulates in the rectum and large intest...
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How to Put Elderly Parents in Nursing Homes

Placing your parent or parents in a nursing home may be one of the most difficult and traumatic events of your life. However, if y...
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Reasons for Putting Elderly Parents in Nursing Homes

An aging parent’s declining health can be difficult to cope with as the roles of parent and child are suddenly reversed. You...
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Absolute Contraindications to Physical Activities in Geriatric Patients

Exercise is beneficial for everyone, but it is especially valuable for older adults. The American Academy of Family Physicians lis...
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