5 Indoor Exercises to Keep Your Loved One Active This Winter

Exercise is important for senior health, but the winter can make getting outdoors a challenge. While ice and snow may make outdoor exercise too risky, with a little creativity, your senior loved one can exercise indoors, instead. 5 Indoor Exercises to Try This Winter These five indoor exercises can help a senior to stay active…

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How to Create a Medication List for Your Loved One

Seniors are often on multiple medications, and they can contribute to the senior’s overall health. But in a medical emergency, it’s important for first responders, doctors, and anyone else involved in a patient’s care to know about those medications. This is where a medication list can be an important safety precaution. Does your loved one…

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Three Heart Attack Symptoms in Seniors You Need to Know

In This Article:  Heart Attack Symptoms in Seniors to Watch For Heart Attacks and Seniors Reducing a Senior’s Risk of Heart Attacks Your Next Steps February is American Heart Month, an event designed to remind Americans to focus on heart health. At Cahoon Care, we wanted to take this opportunity to share a few important…

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Top Warning Signs & Symptoms of Stroke in Seniors

If your loved one suffered a stroke, could you recognize it quickly? Would you know what to do? Seniors are at increased risk of stroke simply because of their age, but additional factors may increase a senior’s risk. How much do you know about stroke in seniors? Must-Have Information About Stroke Warning Signs & Symptoms…

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Top Five Signs of Malnourishment in Seniors

Good nutrition is essential to good health, but many seniors are at risk of malnutrition. Factors such as depression, limited social interaction, and even illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease can reduce a senior’s ability or desire to get the nutrition they need. Malnutrition can occur when a senior doesn’t get enough nutrients or doesn’t get…

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Flu Prevention For Seniors

How to Protect Your Parents During Flu Season No one enjoys getting the flu, but the illness can be particularly dangerous for those over 65. The flu can lead to issues like pneumonia and dehydration, and can make pre-existing conditions like asthma worse. Luckily, there are a number of ways that you can help to…

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Medication & Pill Reminder Tips for the Elderly | Cahoon Care

Medication & Pill Reminder Tips to Keep Your Elderly Parents Healthy Many seniors depend on medications to stay healthy. But medications are only helpful if seniors receive the correct doses at the correct times. Missing doses or taking too much medication can pose serious health risks. Taking medication accurately is a serious issue that many…

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