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October 14th, 2016 Music Therapy and Activities for Erie Seniors

Recreational Therapy for Erie Seniors Suggestions for Erie Seniors in Regards to Recreational/Music Therapy It’s a rare individual who doesn’t appreciate music. Chances are, your parent or grandparent enjoys it—and you do, too. Take advantage of...

October 6th, 2016 Erie Elderly Diabetes Symptoms and Prevention FAQ

Answers to FAQ Regarding Erie Elderly Diabetes FAQ to Avoid Erie Elderly Diabetes   Diabetes has become one of the most prevalent diseases in the U.S.—nearly 30 million Americans have it.[1] Older Erie senior adults are especially at...

September 9th, 2016 Fall Prevention Tips for Erie Seniors

Fall Prevention Tips for Erie SeniorsTips Regarding Fall Prevention for Erie Seniors   According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of every five falls results in a serious injury, such as a bone fracture...

September 2nd, 2016 Celebrate Your Erie Senior Parent’s Career This Labor Day

Celebrate Your Erie Senior Parent’s Career This Labor DayErie Senior Parents: Celebrate Their Careers this Labor Day   Many people think of Labor Day as the unofficial end of summer, a last chance to relish barbecue and the outdoors...

August 26th, 2016 Elderly Pneumonia FAQ: Learn the Signs and Risks for Erie Seniors

Erie Seniors: Learn the Risks and Signs of Elderly PneumoniaLearn the Risks and Signs of Elderly Pneumonia for Erie Seniors If you help care for your aging Erie senior parent, then you’ve probably heard the importance of taking preventative...

August 19th, 2016 Backyard Picnic Tips for Erie Seniors and the Whole Family

Erie Seniors: Tips for Backyard Picnics with the Whole FamilyTips for Erie Seniors and Their Families Regarding Backyard Picnics A picnic can be a fun summer activity Erie seniors and their whole family can enjoy together, but there are some...

August 12th, 2016 Medication Management Tips for Erie Seniors

Erie Seniors: Managing Your MedicationTips for Managing Your Medication as an Erie Senior As an Erie senior parent ages and his or her body starts to slow and break down, the need for prescription medicines will likely increase. Keeping track of...

August 5th, 2016 Beat the Heat With These Indoor Activities for Erie Seniors

Indoor Activities for Erie Seniors to Beat the HeatErie Seniors: Beat the Heat with These Indoor Activities                 As July turns to August, temperatures reach annual highs...

July 21st, 2016 Answers to 10 Frequently Asked Cataract Questions for your Erie

Cataracts affect practically everyone over the age of 75. Even though they are common, they can still be challenging to navigate. Progressive vision loss can be a scary and uncomfortable experience for a parent or grandparent. Arming yourself with...

July 1st, 2016 How to Prevent Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion for Erie Seniors

How to Prevent Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion for Erie Seniors Caring for an elderly parent through summer’s intense heat requires special considerations. This is due largely to the potential for heat stroke and heat exhaustion, which affect...

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