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Having good friends can have a major impact on your health and well-being. At LifeFone, we believe friendships have a positive impact on your overall well-being. We have five ways that good friends are good for you and your health. Friends can help you celebrate good times and provide support during bad times. Friends prevent loneliness and give you a chance to offer needed companionship, too.
Research supports the common sense notion that getting prompt help makes surviving an emergency more likely. The ability to get help also boosts the odds that a senior will continue to live independently. The longer a person spends helpless, the greater the likelihood he/she will be discharged into supportive care. For elderly people who live alone, becoming incapacitated and unable to get help is a common event, which usually marks the end to their ability to live independently.
The Holidays are behind us. It’s time to take a breath, and look forward to the new year. As a caregiver, not only do you think about your health, but also the health of your loved one for whose care you are responsible. As is often the case, the holiday season takes a toll on our health. It can also take a toll on the health of those in your care. You may be wondering; how do I gauge their health? We have four signs to gauge your loved ones’ health.
As we age, our bones and muscles weaken. This often makes it difficult to keep our balance while walking. Choosing the correct socks and shoes can help eliminate potential falls. No shoe is 100% fall-proof. However, there are several factors that can make a shoe less likely to cause a fall. Consider these points when purchasing new shoes:
The new year is upon us, and perhaps you’ve made some New Year’s Resolutions. For most, ‘health’ is on the list, though sometimes figuring out how to ‘get healthy’ isn’t as easy as making the list is. Normally, when you think about health, you think about food. At LifeFone, we have seven steps to a healthy New Year that aren’t related to food, but are just as important to your health.
America's senior citizens are living longer, more active lives, and have fast become the largest-growing sector of society. With a ballooning population, thanks to advances in medical science, better access to health care and better living conditions, more living options are available for the elderly outside of assisted living facilities.
Everyone experiences aches and pains. From a simple tooth ache to pain in the abdomen, there are some that shouldn’t be ignored. At LifeFone, we’ve compiled a list of five aches and pains which you should pay closer attention to. Every ache and pain should not put you on edge. A good rule of thumb when it comes to certain pains is the simple: ‘trust your gut’, and get medical help when necessary.
Often times at LifeFone we offer tips on exercise, eating more vegetables, and learning new things. You may wonder why? Is it really that important? Yes, it really is. All of these questions can be answered with one answer: To prevent vascular dementia. Vascular dementia is the second most common form of memory loss behind Alzheimer’s, and the symptoms often overlap.