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4 Immunizations Every Senior Citizen Should Get

Trix are for kids, but immunizations are for everybody, especially the elderly. August is National Immunization Awareness Month — an excellent time to review what vaccines every older person should receive. Immunization is especially important for the senior population, since the immune system becomes weaker as we age. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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3 Dangerous Myths about Senior Falls

Falls are the leading cause of injury, both fatal and nonfatal, in older people, and the most common way for a senior to lose their independence. The statistics are sobering One in every four senior citizens falls every year in the US. Every eleven seconds, a senior goes to the emergency room because of a…

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Short-term Rehab Eases the Transition from the Hospital

A hospital stay is almost always traumatic for an older person. Going home is not necessarily much easier. There may be new medications to manage, new dietary restrictions to implement, wounds to take care of, follow-up appointments to make, and even in-house supports to install, such as grab bars and ramps. The transition from hospital…

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