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Sam is a writing enthusiast who enjoys researching various articles around new aging, seniors and the aging market in general. Anything to help others understand new and updated information about getting older.

Do You Need Access to Respite Care?

Respite care is temporary care which is provided to caregivers. It provides short term care or breaks for families and other unpaid caregivers. Caring...

Can Seniors Become Blood Donors?

January is National Blood Donor Month. Blood donors are needed badly ever year. In Canada, only 7% of the population has the same blood...

The New High Blood Pressure Guidelines

New guidelines for high blood pressure are once again making the news. According to the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology,...

Slowing Down the Aging Process

We’d all like to stop aging in its tracks and if possible, reverse it, even if only a little. There are ways to at...

Seniors Managing With Disabilities

We expect seniors to have some mobility problems or also disabilities as they age. It’s normal for wear and tear on our bodies to...

Seniors and the Benefits of Having a Pet

Many studies are finding that having a pet benefits your health. For seniors there are extra benefits. Some doctors are finding that spending time...

Are Herbal Supplements Safe for Seniors?

Some of the words used to describe not only foods, but supplements are natural, organic, “green”, herbal and botanical. While many seniors quite often...

Cold and Flu Prevention in Seniors

Colds and the flu can have much more serious consequences for seniors than for the younger population. As we age, life-threatening complications can arise...

Is Your Car Ready for Winter Driving?

In Canada and other countries, as the weather grows cold and winter approaches, preparing your car is important. Winter driving is considerably different than...

Healthy Eating as You Age

Eating a healthy diet becomes more important as you age. Your body uses nutrients differently and if you are on any type of medication...