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How can you help your parent stay well for as long as possible and find their way through a complex health system?

Morning Vs. Night: When’s The Best Time To Take Vitamins?

Collaborative Post With so many types of vitamins out there, it’s often difficult to keep up with how and when to take them. Whether you’re taking a few different supplements or starting out with something new, this guide will take you through the best times of day to take your vitamins. Please note that this […]

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Plant-Based Diet for Seniors: 4 Nutrients to Focus on

Collaborative Post Nutrition has a significant impact on the physical as well as the mental wellbeing of older adults. Most caregivers fail to understand and realise that nutritional needs differ depending on the age of an individual. Just like babies have their unique dietary needs than teens, seniors’ dietary requirements are very different from those […]

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Fool-proof ways to remember to take your meds

Collaborative Post Medical practitioners tell us that their medications work. But, unfortunately, many of us don’t benefit from them as we should because we simply forget to take them. We’re so distracted by everything else in life. Of course, forgetting to take your pills isn’t without consequences. You could find that a condition comes back. […]

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5 tips to feel good when you’re staying home for the summer

Collaborative Post The rules around what we can and can’t do around travel and vacations are changing at a rapid pace. The chances are though that our older family members won’t all feel entirely comfortable about a holiday away from home for a while to come. So how can we and they get back that […]

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How to support your relative’s wellness through winter

Collaborative Post Surviving the winter for older people can be challenging and there is a danger they may slip into low moods. If you have an older relative to look after this winter it’s a good idea to support their health and wellness with regular communication and by encouraging some positive habits such as journaling, […]

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What is Vascular Dementia and how to spot the early symptoms

Collaborative Post Vascular Dementia is a form of Dementia and it occurs due to the blood vessels deep within the brain narrowing, restricting the ease of blood flow to the brain. This can happen through a stroke or Transient Ischaemic Attacks – more commonly known as ‘TIAs’ or ‘mini strokes’. Regrettably, it is estimated to […]

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