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Safe Driving: Tips for Seniors

No one would deny that the number of senior drivers on our roads has increased substantially over the past few years. Seniors nowadays drive well into their 60s, 70s and even 80s, and there is no reason why they should not do so, as long as they’re feeling physically, and mentally healthy. However, there are …

Internet Use Can Reduce Depression Risk Among Seniors

Loneliness is a major depression risk factor for senior citizens. However, when those same seniors have access to the Internet and are able to use social networks, e-mail, instant messaging and other programs to keep in touch with their loved ones and friends, they have a much lower risk of exhibiting symptoms of depression. The …

Home-Delivered Meals Help Seniors Age at Home
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According to a new study by Brown University, providing just one percent more seniors with at-home meals would help keep 1,722 more recipients of Medicaid out of nursing homes. Also, most of the country would save money. The cost of providing seniors with at-home meals would be less than the cost of the cost of …

Beat the Heat: Tips for Seniors to Stay Cool This Summer
Beat the Heat | A Gentle Touch Senior Home Care | Bay Shore Long Island New York

Seniors above the age of 65 may be especially vulnerable to the risk of heat stroke, heat exhaustion, or other heat-related illness. Seniors may be much more likely to develop sunburn because of the specific texture of their skin, and may also be at a high risk of heat-related illness because of the medications that …

Seniors Would Benefit from Smarter Colorectal Screening
Would a senior you know benefit from a smart colon screening?

Adult colon cancer is a serious risk facing seniors in the United States, and colorectal screenings are recommended for seniors, beginning at about 50 years of age. However, a new study finds that very often, colorectal screenings are done randomly based only on the age of the patient, and not on the specific benefits that …

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  • Monday: 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
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