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7 Essential Elements of Senior Wellness

Essential Elements of Senior Wellness

A healthy life is important at any age. It’s especially important as we get older that we make sure we focus on all aspects of our well-being. We all struggle to achieve the 7 essential elements of we...

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How Home Care Can Help Seniors with Chronic Pain

Caregiver Helping Senior with their Chronic Pain

For those living with chronic pain, even common tasks can become a major chore. Most people by now have at least a passing familiarity with the term “spoons” to refer to a person’s capacity to handle ...

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Safe Activities for Seniors During the Winter

Safe Activities for Seniors During the Winter

It’s important, to keep ourselves active during the winter, especially for seniors. While it’s tempting to just bundle up under a blanket and wait for spring, activity is important for our mental and ...

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How to Protect Seniors from the Flu this Winter

Protect Seniors from the Flu this Winter

It’s flu season. Senior citizens are particularly susceptible to the flu and complications from the illness. As caregivers, it’s important that we keep ourselves healthy and take extra steps to keep t...

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Foods to Boost the Immune System of Seniors

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As we age, our immune system weakens, making us more susceptible to seasonal illness and other diseases. The causes of our weakening immune system are varied from genetics to simply how our cells have...

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Help – I Can’t Sleep! The Doctor’s Recommendations For a Peaceful Night’s Rest

Help – I Can’t Sleep! The Doctor's Recommendations For a Peaceful Night’s Rest

Insomnia – The Doctor’s Recommendations For a Peaceful Night’s Rest By Dr. Chantal Lewis, MD Have you ever gone to bed, only to toss and turn for several hours before falling asleep, or do...

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Tips for Preventing and Treating Urinary Tract Infections

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Urinary Tract Infection – The Doctor’s Recommendations for Preventing and Treating Urinary Tract Infections By Dr. Chantal Lewis, MD Urinary tract infections, also known as UTIs, are commo...

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Alzheimer Risk Factors Caregivers Should Be On The Lookout For

Alzheimer Risk Factors Caregivers Should Be On The Lookout For

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. In 2020 nearly 6 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s. It sometimes occurs in younger people, but the risk increases every five year...

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Tips to Help you Avoid Caregiver Burnout

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When someone you love has a chronic, debilitating sickness like cancer or dementia, it is emotionally and physically draining. Being a family caregiver changes everything, often in the blink of an eye...

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Limit Your Risk of Developing This Common Cancer

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Doctor recommendations to Limit Your Risk of Developing This Common Cancer By Dr. Chantal Lewis, MD October is breast cancer awareness month and given that breast...