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Exercise, Nutrition Important to Fighting Osteoporosis and Preventing Fall-Related Injuries

Osteoporosis is one of the most challenging of senior conditions, many times leading to bone fractures and breaks. That's why older adults should found out from their doctor how to prevent this condition and seek support when needed.

How Volunteering Can Help You Live Healthier and Longer

For many people, one of the highlights of volunteering is the opportunity to meet new people and stay engaged in the community. In fact, in a survey conducted by Home Instead Senior Care, 74 percent of those who responded said that volunteering helped them overcome feeling isolated, and 92 percent said they met new friends through volunteering.

Help Seniors 'Shake Things Up' After the Holidays

An exercise or activity program for your senior loved one might be the right medicine to kick off the New Year. Make sure your older loved one checks first with his or her doctor, then encourage the senior in your life to take the first steps toward better health.

Impatience May Be Sign of Boredom in Elderly

Why is Mom so fidgety? A number of issues could explain, but a doctor’s checkup is the first place to start. If all is well with her health, consider getting Mom involved in something such as a women’s group, card club, church committee or hobby so that she can channel her energy.

If You’re a Senior Who’s Recuperating, Plan for Activities to Fill the Days

It may be time to pull out the board games and puzzles, and brush up on your Canasta and Pinochle skills while waiting for the healing process to commence. A Home Instead CareGiverSM could help toward that goal as well by providing companionship and assistance around the house.

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