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Is Virtual Reality The Future Of Senior Care?

Right now the most popular headline regarding virtual care isn't about how it's going to making gaming experiences more exciting. Rather, it's all about how VR has the ability to change the health care industry in the very near future. 

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Are We Doing Enough to Fight Against Over Prescribing Medications?

Have you ever been sent to the hospital because you've taken too many prescription drugs? Geriatric doctors at Canadian health facilities are finding that too many senior citizens are being admitted to their care in result of prescription drug overdose. This isn't necessarily the fault of the user, and it's about time senior caregivers assess what they are prescribing the elderly.

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Where Is Worldwide Life Expectancy Headed?

Life expectancy is expected in increase across the globe in the next few decades. This will put added pressure on senior care and support infrastructure, creating jobs and demanding new strategies in health care and beyond.

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5 Tips For Helping Your Loved Ones Improve Their Physical Health

Good physical health is key to successful aging. Eating healthily and maintaining an active lifestyle reduces people's chances of developing many serious diseases that they become more vulnerable to as they age, such as heart disease and diabetes. If you're worried about your loved ones' health or simply want to ensure they continue on the right path, use these tips to give them the push they need to stay healthy. 

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A Caregiver's Guide To Suggesting Extra Help

Talking to parents about getting extra support can be a challenging task. You don't want them to think that you're giving up on them or that they'll lose all of their independence if they move to an assisted living community, but these are common misconceptions that seniors may have when confronted with the idea. The way that you approach the conversation with your loved ones can determine how they end up feeling about the proposed transition. 

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Top Physical Symptoms of Alzheimer's

Alzheimer's disease can lead to serious issues related to memory and independence. The condition can be fatal, but may also lead to dangerous conditions that can cause injury or death as well. For that reason, understanding the possible symptoms of Alzheimer's is a way to make lifestyle adjustments as early as possible. 

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Fun Indoor Activities For You And Your Grandkids

Spending time with your grandkids is obviously immensely rewarding, but sometimes it can be tough to keep up with their seemingly boundless energy. Next time your grandchildren visit, having a few activities planned can be a way to reign in the chaos and make a few memories along the way.

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5 Stroke Prevention Tips

May is American Stroke Awareness Month, and according to the Stroke Center, nearly 800,000 adults in the U.S. suffer from this disorder every year. A stroke can be potentially lethal, but can also lead to debilitating issues related to mobility and speech.

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