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Importance of Understanding Fall-Risk For Healthy Aging

Society has a misconception of the “Golden Years.” People are supposed to age gracefully, gain a great sum of knowledge, and live out their days happy and healthy. Unfortunately, seniors are at the highest risk for falls, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Unlike heart attacks, strokes, or other major medical illnesses, falls are entirely preventable, but they...

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Meeting the Dietary Requirements of Seniors - What Every Caregiver Needs to Know

Although a well-balanced diet is essential for everyone, the elderly population is especially susceptible to suffering with malnutrition and vitamin deficiencies. According to a survey that was conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 10 percent of the seniors living in residential communities are anemic (iron deficient). Senior care education related to diet...

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