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4 Ways Seniors Can Benefit from Regular Exercise

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 2:04:00 PM

Seniors need exercise just as much as anyone else, though actually working out can be difficult at times. A lack of motivation, poor health, bad weather, and much more can put a damper on your fitness aspirations. Even so, it's still important to stick to it. To prove it, here are 4 ways seniors can benefit from regular exercise.

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Top 3 Activities For Seniors In Raleigh

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 2:02:00 PM

Seniors today are more ready than ever to fill their retirement years with enjoyable pastimes and activities they love. Seniors enjoy a variety of activities from exercise classes to shopping trips or even picking a new hobby. The following are 3 activities that seniors will enjoy participating in while they are in Raleigh.

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How Far Does Your Money Go in Raleigh?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 2:06:00 PM

The cost of living in Raleigh, NC, can be difficult for seniors to keep up with, especially when they find themselves on a fixed income. As seniors age, they often find themselves in need of additional help for daily activities that were once easy. However, senior care may be more expensive than some seniors budgeted for. Let's take a look at how far your money goes toward senior care in Raleigh. 

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Is Keeping Busy the Key to Health & Happiness for Seniors?

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 2:02:00 PM

As we age, our senses deteriorate, as do our bones and vital bodily systems. Also, the longer we live, the more likely it is that we will experience (painful and serious) diseases. And, there are inevitable losses of friends and loved ones. No wonder seniors experience a higher-than-average rate of depression. Fortunately, with age comes much experience. And, older adults are perfectly capable of learning new things, enjoying new experiences, and being happy despite health or personal challenges. Here's how!

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Hidden Costs of Your Senior Parent's Hospital Stay

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 2:58:00 PM

No matter how much effort you put into keeping your senior parent or loved one safe, there are times when they need to visit the hospital. While your senior parent isn't a 100 percent, all you worry about is their health and recovery. But you and your loved one may face the harsh reality of hidden costs when your parent returns home and gets the final bill. Here's a quick peek at a few of the most common hidden costs from a senior parent's hospital stay. 

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What to Look for When Choosing a Pet For Seniors

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:28:00 PM

For elderly pet owners, pets are linked to a multitude of benefits, including improved the mood, reduced anxiety and companionship. According to research, pets also boost immunity and can decrease the risk of heart disease and stroke. While pets are an excellent source of joy, they require a great deal of responsibility that some seniors may not be able to manage. Here are some things to look for when choosing a pet for seniors.

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6 Things Your Insurance Won't Pay For

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

One problem remains the same whether you are over the age of 65 or under: getting health insurance to pay for your medical issues. If you have the basic Medicare package, you will still be responsible for paying out of pocket for many different things. Read on for 6 of these health expenses that won't be covered by insurance.

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Top 5 Cars of 2018 Ranked Best for Senior Drivers

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Seniors are living longer, healthier lives. That means that they are out there driving-running errands, visiting family and friends, vacationing, and more! Seniors not only need a safe car to drive, they also need one that has the types of functions that cater to their needs.

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Three Safe Home Exercise Equipment for Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It is very important for seniors to maintain a certain level of physical activity. However, it is even more crucial that the exercise equipment they choose is safe for them to use. For seniors who may not be able to get out much or don't want to head to a gym, home exercise equipment can be extremely beneficial. Let's look at three types of exercise equipment that can be used at home and is safe for seniors.

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Prepping Senior Loved Ones for a Family Reunion

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jun 19, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Family reunions are exciting opportunities for the entire family to get together. Chances are, your senior loved one is eagerly awaiting your summer reunion. Before you head off, however, it's important to make sure that you take the right steps to properly prepare your loved one.

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