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Making wise choices for senior heart health can be a challenge without proper support.

What We Know About Nutritional Choices for Senior Heart Health

Our aging care experts at Complete Care at Home realize that it’s not always easy to make the right nutritional choices for heart health when guidelines appear to continuously be changing. We had been told that saturated fats from options including butter, red meat and fried foods were harmful and

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When it comes to managing heart disease medications, a little organization and planning goes a long way.

Expert Recommendations for Managing Heart Disease Medications

If you’re managing heart disease medications, you know it is crucial to take them just as prescribed. But what exactly does that mean? Here are some helpful recommendations from Complete Care at Home that can help you get the most from your meds: Be aware of which meds you’re taking.

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Recommendations for Best Managing COPD Challenges During the Pandemic

Individuals with COPD have needed to stay particularly vigilant since the COVID-19 pandemic began, as they are likely at both a higher risk for contracting the virus and for developing more severe complications. A newly released research study published by the European Respiratory Journal reported that COPD patients were more

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COPD and Indoor Air Quality: How to Improve Your Home

Loved ones providing COPD care for an older loved one know that outdoor air pollution can make symptoms worse. But, did you realize that COPD and poor indoor air quality also are a bad combination and may intensify COPD symptoms? Cleaning the air inside the senior’s home can help those

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6 Tips for Male Mesothelioma Patients

Mesothelioma occurs in men 4 times more often than women. Researchers believe men develop mesothelioma more often because occupational asbestos exposure typically happens in male-dominated industries.

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Top COVID-19 Resources for Family Caregivers and Seniors

Knowing the best place to turn for the current and most dependable info on COVID-19, specifically as it relates to the elderly and people who provide caregiving assistance for them, is important – and can be confusing. Because there are many sources and different viewpoints on this serious situation, we

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Exercise Benefits for Parkinson’s Disease Patients

The results of maintaining some form of exercise regimen throughout aging are tremendous, but for people that have Parkinson’s disease, it could truly be a game-changer in the progression associated with the disease. Several studies are uncovering direct links between physical exercise and Parkinson’s, like the largest clinical study to date,

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Exercise for Alzheimer’s

The Benefits of Exercise for Alzheimer’s

The many benefits of exercise are clear, but what is not as well known is that exercises for Alzheimer’s patients can be especially helpful in a variety of ways. It can help reduce the risk for muscle weakness and other issues that stem from inactivity, can ease the effects of

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Exercise for Arthritis

Exercise for Arthritis – New Guidelines for Seniors

Everyone needs to exercise and stay as active as possible, and seniors are no exception. But for those challenged by the difficulties of arthritis, the pain can create an obstacle when trying to maintain a healthy level of physical activity. Thankfully, the latest recommendations cut back on the level of

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