Seniors May Be Taking The Fall When It Comes To Doctor Communication

By Megan Ray  |  April 17, 2015

Senior care is a complex and comprehensive process involving elder adults, their families and their caregivers or health care professionals. Aside from the treatments, medications and other practical tools involved in keeping seniors healthy, the most important aspect of any wellness regime is communication - especially in instances where safety or health may be affected.

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Spotlight on Scams: How to Protect Your Assets Online

By Tim Watt  |  April 17, 2015

Scammers frequently target seniors when attempting to steal money from unsuspecting citizens. There are many ways to avoid some of the most popular financial scams, whether you're traveling or fielding calls from a suspicious organization.

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3 Recipes For Quick And Easy Breakfast Muffins

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  April 17, 2015

Because breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it's important to choose food that's full of nutrients. You may struggle to fit in a balanced breakfast when you have errands to run or an early morning fitness class, and on those days, a healthy muffin may be the best option for a morning meal that keeps you energized and alert.

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Surprising Retirement Expectations And How To Prepare

By Tim Watt  |  April 16, 2015

Many people envision settling into a retirement community sometime in their late 50s or mid 60s. However, as people grow older, this dream seems to be far off, with many expecting to retire at a much later age, according to a Tangerine survey.

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Happy National Healthcare Decisions Day!

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  April 16, 2015

Happy National Healthcare Decisions Day! It is important to know that advance care planning is more than just naming someone you trust a power of attorney or writing a living will. It’s critical that you have frank, clear conversations with your loved ones about your end-of-life plans in combination with any advance health care directives you make.

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3 Tasty Recipes For Stuffed Peppers

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  April 16, 2015

If you're looking for ways to fit more vegetables into your diet, why not include a delicious meal of stuffed peppers into your weekly menu? This dish is a favorite of many seniors, as it is quick and easy to make and can be customized to fit individual tastes. Here are three tasty variations of stuffed peppers that make for a great weekday dinner.

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Surveys Show Compounded Hormone Users Unaware Of Risks

By Tim Watt  |  April 15, 2015

Hormone therapy is a common way to treat menopause symptoms like sleeplessness and hot flashes. However, after studies from the Women's Health Initiative in 2000 found hormone users have a higher risk of conditions like breast cancer, blood clots and heart disease, many women stopped relying on hormone therapy and started looking for alternative methods to reduce side effects of menopause, according to Harvard Health Publications.

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3 Nutritious Low-Carb Lunches For Seniors

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  April 14, 2015

If you're trying to lose weight or achieve other health benefits, your doctor may recommend that you cut back on carbohydrate consumption. It's tricky to lower your carb intake, especially if you're accustomed to eating bread, pasta and rice with your meals. However, once you find a few low-carb meals to get you started, it's a lot easier to make this lifestyle change. Here are a few low-carb lunches to add to your senior nutrition plan.

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