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Put On Your Safety Inspection Hat


The choice to keep yourself or your loved one at home during the golden years is usually considered the preferred option. Living at home allows seniors to maintain their privacy and independence. But each year, many older Americans are injured in and around their homes. ...
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The Social Worker – Your “Tour Guide” for Senior Health Issues


A social worker trained and focused on senior health issues can be an invaluable resource for those navigating the ever-changing landscape of health care. A good social worker can act as a “tour guide” to help you make decisions, know what resources are available and help you understand the processes and paperwork facing seniors today. ...
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What are Dental Implants and do I need them?


Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that replace natural tooth roots and support prosthetic teeth (crowns, bridges). The implants are actually titanium posts that are surgically placed in the bone under the gums. The bone attaches to the implant, so that the replacement tooth or crown can be fixed to a solid foundation. The result...
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What to look for when trying to find a new home


“There’s no place like home.” Over 70 years ago, Dorothy couldn’t have said it any better in the timeless classic, The Wizard of Oz. Home is a pleasant, comfortable, and loving place that can never be replaced. When thinking of the need for additional care for ourselves or our loved ones, the possibility of moving away...
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When it comes to aging issues, don’t “just live with it.”


Overall aging issues, coronary artery disease, heart conditions, difficulty breathing, hypertension, dementia, osteoporosis and depression are common issues that bring seniors to their physician’s office. Often seniors “just live with it” as part of aging. These issues can lead to a more serious condition if not treated in a timely manner. ...
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