Posts in the Healthy Living category
Keeping Older Adults Active During COVID-19
Older adults are a group that has been hit hard by COVID-19. They are at a higher risk of... Keep Reading
Keeping the Home Safe and Sanitary During COVID-19
Health and safety are paramount for us all during COVID-19. However, we must take special care to... Keep Reading
Fall Risk Reduction for Aging Loved Ones
By Stephanie Wierzbicka, manager, strategic health programs, ComForCare Franchise Systems,... Keep Reading
Making Masks More Comfortable for Older Adults
The coronavirus pandemic has been a frightening time for all of us, but it has been especially... Keep Reading
The Benefits of Singing
By Steve Toll, care enhancement specialist   When I was a kid, my mother would play the... Keep Reading
Staying Safe During Summer Vacation
Summer is here once again, which means sunny days, hot weather, and of course a well-deserved and... Keep Reading
Tips for an Effective Telemedicine Appointment for Older Adults
More and more states are beginning to open after relaxing rules and regulations regarding which... Keep Reading
Cooking Up a Positive Attitude With Leftovers
By Steve Toll, care enhancement specialist   I have always loved to cook. I remember as... Keep Reading
Importance of Handwashing
While handwashing is always an important practice for preventing the spread of illness and... Keep Reading
The Pros and Cons of CBD for Older Adults
Of Americans 65+, a whopping 49% say they are unfamiliar with CBD products, while only 8%... Keep Reading
How the Coronavirus Can Affect Older Adults
In light of COVID-19, it is important for all to stay vigilant and protect ourselves as best we... Keep Reading
The Dangers of Binge Drinking and Older Adults
A recent study by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and the Center for Drug Use and... Keep Reading
How Exercise Can Help Your Heart, No Matter Your Age
If you want to start a new exercise routine but have reservations because you’ve suffered from a heart attack or have been diagnosed with a cardiovascular disease, there is good news. A new study shows that the benefits of routine exercise can help with heart health at any age. Keep Reading
Fluzone for Seniors - How Is It Different?
As the days get shorter and the weather gets colder it can only mean one thing, flu season is here once again. To avoid getting sick, you might bundle up before going outside or wash your hands before eating. Additionally, it may be a good idea to look into getting a flu shot as well.* The statement rings especially true for anyone over the age of 65 as the flu can be harder to fight off as we age. Luckily, for anyone 65 and older, a new drug called Fluzone could help ward off the flu this season. Keep Reading
Are You Washing Your Hands Right?
Handwashing is a key factor in preventing the spread of germs and in keeping you and your loved... Keep Reading
Surprising Information About Dementia and Memory Loss
The term "memory loss" is commonly used as a shorthand for dementia, especially in regard to Alzheimer's disease where memory loss is a prominent feature. However, did you know that not all types of dementia include significant memory loss? Did you know some types of memory may remain more intact than others? Keep Reading
Power of Thanksgiving - The Health Benefits of Gratitude
By Steve Toll, care enhancement specialist  I have extremely fond memories of Thanksgiving.... Keep Reading

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