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The 7 Habits of 100 Year Old People

by Medical Care Alert

Centenarians (100 year old people) cite exercise, social connections and a full-night’s sleep as keys to a quality life. New research from UnitedHealthcare looks at centenarians (100 year old people) and baby boomers, asking the former about the “secrets of aging success” and evaluating whether the latter are taking the necessary steps to celebrate a […]

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Exercise For Healthy Aging

by Medical Care Alert

Sixty-year-old Ester Kurz does a lot of things, but taking prescribed medicine isn’t one of them. While most people her age take a pill for one thing or another, Kurz, from Baltimore, self-prescribes exercise for healthy aging. On a daily basis Kurz, who will turn 61 in June, goes to the Life Time Fitness in […]

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Medicine Cabinet Makeover

by Medical Care Alert

Medicine cabinets are one of the most overlooked areas in the bathroom. People often stock them and forget to ever update products, especially as time goes on. As you age, it’s important to reassess the types of products to keep on hand for daily comfort, minor health issues or in the event of an emergency. […]

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Caregiver Tips Blog Wins People’s Choice Award

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SeniorAlertMedical.com, publisher of the Caregiver Tips blog for families caring for senior citizens, is pleased to announce it has earned the People’s Choice distinction in the SeniorHomes.com 2012 Best of the Web, in the Best Senior Living Blogs by Organizations Category. The SeniorHomes.com 2012 Best of the Web contest aims to identify the most valuable […]

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What Happens To Seniors After A Fall?

by Medical Care Alert

We’ve all read the statistics from the Centers of Disease Control that 33% of all people over 65 years old will suffer a fall in their own home each year.  But that statistic does not really tell the whole story of what happens to seniors after a fall. Falls are an unfortunate part of growing […]

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How To Make A Bathroom Safe for Seniors

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Try these 8 easy steps for how to make a bathroom safe for seniors It’s really easy, and important, to learn how to make a bathroom safe for seniors.  Important because one in three seniors over the age of 65 will experience at least one fall annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The bathroom is […]

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Heart Disease Looks Different For Men and Women

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Heart disease: the first signs are different, but the threat is similar for men and women.   While heart disease continues to receive a lot of attention, certain myths surrounding the disease persist. A couple of the most common myths are that heart disease is more common in men than women, and that the first […]

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