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Get the Facts on Osteoarthritis


Osteoarthritis is a joint disease that affects many individuals in assisted living. With osteoarthritis, the cartilage that covers the ends of bones begins to break down, which makes it difficult for the bones to glide smoothly over each other. In many cases, men and women alike suffer from body pain, joint swelling, and limited motion. With proper restorative care, osteoarthritis symptoms can be significantly alleviated. Keep reading to learn more about osteoarthritis causes, symptoms, and treatments. Causes An assisted living services location helps patients who suffer from osteoarthritis ...

Reducing the Risk of Stroke


Did you know that most strokes are preventable? Leading a healthy lifestyle is at the heart of reducing one’s risk of stroke. Assisted living arrangements can help seniors prevent strokes by providing access to delicious and nutritious meals. A stroke prevention diet consists of plenty of plant-based foods and reduced consumption of red meats. It’s also important to reduce the consumption of salt, sugar, saturated fat, and trans fat, while increasing the consumption of fiber. Another way assisted living arrangements can support stroke prevention is by encouraging an active ...

How to Cope with Resistance to Assisted Living


An assisted living community is a good choice for a senior who could benefit from a little extra help and care. Sometimes, however, seniors resist the idea of moving away from their home. One way to deal with resistance is to suggest that your loved one try short-term care, known as respite care. With this type of assisted living arrangement, your loved one would temporarily move to the community for a week or longer. Essentially, it’s a mini-vacation during which the senior can evaluate whether the community is a good fit for him or her. You can watch this video to hear some more ...

Potential Complications of Diabetes


Diabetes is a serious disease that may lead to life-threatening complications. Proper diabetes management is crucial for maintaining quality of life and preventing these potential complications. The cornerstone of diabetic care is blood sugar management through healthy lifestyle choices and diabetes medications. Kidney Failure The kidneys contain millions of tiny blood vessels that filter waste products from the blood so that they can be removed from the body through urination. Unfortunately, poorly controlled blood sugar levels can damage the blood vessels throughout the body. High blood ...

Blood Pressure and Aging


Blood pressure is the force the blood exerts against arterial walls. High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a concern for many seniors. If left untreated, hypertension can eventually lead to damage of the organs and arteries, and it can increase the risk of life-threatening complications. However, blood pressure in the elderly should be evaluated differently than blood pressure in a younger adult. If you do truly have high blood pressure, consider looking into assisted living services such as exercise classes to help you improve your health. Understanding the Risks of Hypertension Leading a ...

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