Staying Put at Home: Senior Health

Senior Health Posts on Staying Put at Home Blog

It seems like everyone these days has advice about how seniors can stay in great health. With all this information floating around, it can be hard to know who is on the right track and who hasn’t done their homework. To make sure you don’t have to waste your day chasing health tips and facts, Bliss Tubs has combed the internet to find the most accurate information about senior health and condensed it to concise, easy-to-read suggestions.

6 Great Hobbies for Senior Health

6 Great Hobbies for Senior Health There are many proven benefits to seniors having hobbies, including improved memory, lower stress, a stronger immune system and a better night’s sleep.1 Having a hobby has also been linked to a lower risk of heart attack.2 

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What You Need to Know About Medical Alert Devices

What You Need to Know About Medical Alert Devices Having the security of a medical alert device or personal emergency response system (PERS) in your home can help you feel more confident about Aging in Place, as you’ll have somebody available in case of emergency. In a 2005 survey, 75.6% of participants said they felt

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Staying Safe at Home: Avoiding Overmedication

Staying Safe at Home: Avoiding Overmedication The average 75-year old takes more than 10 prescription drugs.1 The use of four or more medications is known as polypharmacy. When using multiple medications, seniors run the risk of overmedicating, which can lead to falls, kidney failure and heart attacks.

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Senior-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions That Are Worth the Effort

Senior-Friendly New Year’s Resolutions That Are Worth the Effort Why is the New Year a time of festivity? What makes this occasion one that billions of people celebrate? Though a select few may think of January as just another month on the calendar, many more consider the New Year a new beginning and the chance

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Where Do You Store Your Medications?

Where Do You Store Your Medications? Older age doesn’t necessarily mean poor health. Yet some medical conditions, including heart disease, arthritis and type 2 diabetes, tend to disproportionately affect the senior population. If you too have been diagnosed with narrowed arteries, inflamed joints or poor insulin production, odds are you are taking one or more

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Senior Living: What Are Your Options?

Senior Living: What Are Your Options? The United States is home to more than 75 million baby boomers. If you’re among them, odds are you’ve thought about how your needs might change over the coming years. 

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Senior Isolation: How to Stay Connected

Senior Isolation: How to Stay Connected Back in the day, if you wanted to talk with someone, you walked to his house. If he happened to live the next town over, you drove to him. In today’s world, though, staying social is much different.

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How to Talk to Your Doctor

How to Talk to Your Doctor Your doctor plays a crucial role in your health. Especially when older age brings concerns such as Alzheimer’s or arthritis, your primary physician often becomes the nucleus around which your medical care revolves.

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