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6 Results of Unhealthy Nutrition on Seniors in Scottsdale, AZ
6 Results of Unhealthy Nutrition on Seniors in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on September 18, 2017

Good nutrition means a person is getting the appropriate amount of calories, vitamins and minerals, and macronutrients like fat and protein. However, poor nutrition is somewhat common among older adults, and it can lead to these health conditions. 1. Osteoporosis This condition occurs when the body removes old bone material quicker than it can replace new material, and it is…

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Ways to Increase Mobility in Older Adults in Scottsdale, AZ
Ways to Increase Mobility in Older Adults in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on September 4, 2017

Many seniors live with arthritis, osteoporosis, and other health conditions that can make it difficult to move around easily. Fortunately, there are many medical advancements that can boost mobility and help seniors walk, complete daily tasks, and groom themselves. If your aging loved one has limited mobility, follow these tips to make moving around easier. Try Gentle Exercising Older adults…

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How Elder Can Write a Autobiography in Scottsdale, AZ
How Elder Can Write a Autobiography in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on August 21, 2017

Many seniors feel the need to write autobiographies to pass on their thoughts and memories to the younger generation. Seniors and their loved ones should learn about the steps they can take to prevent writer’s block, editing problems, and other frustrations. If your senior loved one wants to write an autobiography, here are a few tips that can help him…

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Reasons Older Adults Should Consider Knitting in Scottsdale, AZ
Reasons Older Adults Should Consider Knitting in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on August 7, 2017

If your senior loved one is looking for a new hobby or a way to occupy idle time, knitting may be the answer. Crafts such as knitting can enhance a senior’s physical, emotional, and cognitive health. It is even suitable for those with mobility issues or physical limitations caused by illnesses. Here are a few reasons you should encourage your…

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Fun Activities for Aging Adults & Their Teenage Grandchildren in Scottsdale, AZ
Fun Activities for Aging Adults & Their Teenage Grandchildren in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on July 17, 2017

Grandparents can play an integral role in the lives of their grandchildren. Although teenagers are maturing and developing their own interests, grandparents can still find common ground for the two generations to spend time together. There are several ways seniors can bond with their teen grandchildren.  1. Enjoy a Movie On a weekend night while the family visits, seniors can…

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Easy Breathing Exercises for Older Adults with Asthma in Scottsdale, AZ
Easy Breathing Exercises for Older Adults with Asthma in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on July 3, 2017

In addition to having an inhaler with them, seniors with asthma should learn how to carry out breathing exercises as well. Breathing exercises can teach seniors to calm themselves and control the amount of air getting into their lungs through a wide variety of techniques. Here is a glimpse at five popular breathing techniques that have helped many asthmatic seniors…

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What Seniors Can Do Today to Boost Their Health in Scottsdale, AZ
What Seniors Can Do Today to Boost Their Health in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on June 19, 2017

Even if your senior loved one did not lead a healthy lifestyle earlier in life, it is not too late to take steps to boost his or her health. Even minor changes can have significant physical and psychological benefits. Here are a few steps your loved one can take today to make an immediate impact on his or her health….

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Excellent Father's Day Gift Ideas for a Senior Man in Scottsdale, AZ
Excellent Father's Day Gift Ideas for a Senior Man in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on June 5, 2017

Finding the ideal Father’s Day gift for an elderly loved one involves some consideration and planning. You can commemorate the senior man in your life by choosing a gift designed to make his life a little simpler. Think about how your loved one enjoys spending his time and select something according to his interests.  1. Fishing Trip A senior man…

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By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on May 22, 2017

Heart disease claims the lives of 500,000 women every year. It is one of the leading causes of death in women 65 years of age and older, and it is also one of the main reasons behind disability. Although women tend to develop heart problems later than men, both genders are susceptible to cardiovascular diseases during the senior years.  Maintaining…

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By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on May 8, 2017

The Mediterranean diet is based on the typical diet of people in Southern Italy, Greece, Spain, and France, and it includes whole grains, fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, legumes, fatty fish, and olive oil. For seniors who want to live longer and healthier lives, here are a few of the benefits of this popular diet. 1. Promotes Weight Loss Repeatedly gaining…

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