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Volunteering Shown to Reduce Blood Pressure

Aug 25, 2015 by Anonymous

We all know that we get that warm, fuzzy feeling in our heart when we volunteer, but did you know that studies have established that giving time to others can actually improve blood pressure? In another demonstration of the link between emotional and physical health, research has found that volunteering can reduce blood pressure, and not by a significant amount. The number has been placed as high as a 40% reduction in blood pressure for people who volunteer 200 or more hours each year. Read Article

Seniors: Tips for Boosting Memory Power

Aug 17, 2015 by Anonymous

One of the most frustrating aspects of aging is memory loss. Exercises to improve memory not only keep the mind active but help stave off degenerative brain diseases. No amount of memory boosting tips can ensure that age related memory impairment does not occur, but you can work toward optimal brain health. Read Article

Skin Care Tips for Seniors

Aug 11, 2015 by Anonymous

As we age, our skin care needs evolve, and the routine that has worked for decades may no longer leave our skin feeling healthy. Medication, diet, and state of health can each affect the health of our skin. Seniors’ skin tends to be delicate and sensitive, requiring special care. These skin care tips can help you ensure that your loved one’s skin remains in the best of health. Read Article

The Importance of Hydration for Seniors

Aug 3, 2015 by Anonymous

In the intense heat of summer, hydration becomes essential for everyone and none more than the elderly. Aging, medication, and other factors can cause heat and dehydration to have a severe effect on seniors, as their bodies have a more difficult time regulating temperature. Keeping this in mind when you are spending time with your senior loved ones is important to ensuring their health and well-being. Read Article

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