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Hydration for Seniors

Posted by Silversphere Team

November 15, 2018 8:00:00 AM EST

Author: Hana Kašková

Hydration is closely monitored in the senior population due to the physiological changes that occur as our body goes through the aging process. The body composition changes by retaining less water, increasing the fat tissue, and diminishing the sense of thirst. The disease process that affects the senior population impacts the hydration status as well as increasing the likelihood of increased hospital stays, visits to the emergency rooms, and other health complications. Being aware of the symptoms of dehydration in seniors is essential.

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Senior Health

Natural Ways to Boost Immune Systems for Seniors

Posted by Valerie Stephen

April 1, 2018 8:00:00 AM EDT

Even though the high point of flu season may be over, here at Silversphere, we know it is always important to be proactive about your health. That is why we wanted to share with you some natural ways to boost the immune system for seniors.  

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Topics: Elderly Care, Healthy Aging, Stress Management

Nutrition Tips for Senior Living Facilities

Posted by Kathryn Wyckoff

June 1, 2017 7:00:00 AM EDT

Silversphere’s Internet Marketing team works with senior living companies who recognize how important food is to their residents. For folks living in retirement communities, eating a meal not only refuels their bodies but refuels their soul through interacting with friends and family. 

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Topics: Healthy Aging, Nutrition

How to Pick a Senior Living Community for Your Parent

Posted by Kathryn Wyckoff

May 4, 2017 3:57:16 PM EDT

 

Choosing a senior living community for your parent is a daunting task. There are many factors to consider when making that decision including location, price and most importantly – quality of care. It is not a choice you should take lightly, regardless if your parent needs a little or much help. However, how do you know that the facility you visit will provide your parent quality care? Let's look at some telltale signs of a wonderful senior living community.

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Topics: Senior Living, Healthy Aging

Memory Loss and Senior Living

Posted by Adam Gomes

May 10, 2016 11:00:00 AM EDT

 

People forget things. And our older loved ones forget things. Sometimes it can be hard to spot the early signs of dementia or early onset of Alzheimer's. But knowing the signs and what to look for is critical in providing your residents with the appropriate level of care. Below we highlight some of the earliest. 

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Topics: Senior Living, Alzheimer's & Dementia, Healthy Aging

National Healthcare Decisions Day

Posted by Adam Gomes

April 16, 2016 9:00:00 AM EDT

Only 29% of Americans have a living will or their end-of-life preferences in place. As shocking as that number is, even the most conscientious planners tend to postpone the potentially awkward conversations and difficult decisions that can precede writing a living will. Hopefully, National Healthcare Decisions Day on April 16th will help change all that. The goal of NHDD is to “inspire, educate and empower the public & providers about the importance of advance care planning.”

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Topics: Senior Living, Customer Success and Support, Assisted Living, Healthcare, Internet Marketing, Healthy Aging

5 Tips to Dump Stress & Show Your Heart Some Love

Posted by Adam Gomes

February 11, 2016 8:00:00 AM EST

Ever have one of those days where you knew it was going to be hectic workday moment you started power walking from the parking lot to the office building, rushed through the front doors like the fire alarm was going off. How about making several attempts to tackle the to-do list to only get tied up on the phone and eventually hit back-to-back meetings. This is a recipe for stress. Caregivers feel it. Senior living administrators feel it. And without taking the right measures, stress can affect your heart.

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Topics: Senior Living, Healthy Aging, Heart Health, Stress Management

10 Things You Can Do in 2016 for Healthy Aging

Posted by Kaleb Scharmahorn

December 21, 2015 4:09:56 PM EST

Living a healthy lifestyle is even more important as we age. From slowing metabolism to an increase in chronic illnesses, seniors face a number of challenges their younger peers do not.

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Topics: Senior Health, Healthy Aging, Senior Living