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December 2020 | Generations Home Care
low weight
When discussing issues around weight, the focus is almost always on losing it. However, the key to maintaining a healthy weight isn’t just about dropping the numbers on the scale—especially for seniors. It’s often a more significant concern when older adults are underweight rather than overweight.  Several studies have shown that being underweight presents a […]
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older parents using technology
Though the holidays are a time for people to come together, COVID-19 has kept many families apart. The necessity of social distancing and avoiding large gatherings is even more crucial for seniors, who are at a higher risk of severe or even fatal complications from the disease. But COVID-19 is far from the only hazard […]
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Celebrating the holidays during COVID-19
This year, the holiday season is going to be one of the strangest in our lives. Typically, this is a time for people to come together and share food, love, and companionship in the depths of winter’s darkness. But this year, things will be different because we celebrate under the specter of an ongoing pandemic. […]
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A senior driver traveling with her dog
Driving is at the heart of the classic American lifestyle. Unlike many compact European cities with high walkability and public transportation, most Americans will grab their car keys whenever they leave the house. In fact, Americans hop in the car for 85 percent of their daily trips. Cars are more than just a symbol of […]
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Prevent lung disease
With the winter months approaching and COVID-19 still looming large, avoiding lung disease has never been more crucial. The colder, drier months are a prime time for respiratory illnesses, as unpleasant weather forces us into closer quarters, and the lack of humidity makes viruses easier to spread.  Last month, we discussed some simple ways to […]
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