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  1. Give Bones a Healthy Boost to Prevent Osteoporosis

    At Nightingale Homecare, we work with seniors each day to help increase their strength and balance to prevent falls, and recently shared a blog post with some of our favorite senior-steadying tips. One of the most prevalent and frightening risks associated with senior falls is broken bones and fractures, and these are a particular concern[…] Read More…

  2. Take a Deep Breath and Ensure Healthy Lungs in Seniors with These Tips

    It’s Healthy Lung Month, and the Scottsdale respite care experts at Nightingale Homecare want to make sure older adults maintain healthy lungs throughout aging! As we grow older, changes to all of the organs that impact breathing – lungs, muscles, and bones – can cause decline in lung function. These additional aging-related lung changes can[…] Read More…

  3. Senior Chest Pain: Scottsdale Home Health Care Experts Share What It Could Mean

    When your elder loved one experiences pain in the chest, it is always a cause for concern. The elderly are at far greater risk for experiencing a myocardial infarction (MI) or heart attack, so getting a diagnosis and treatment at the first onset is critical. Although chest pain is often associated with a heart issue,[…] Read More…

  4. Strike a Pose! Try These Types of Yoga for Elderly Adults to Help Seniors Thrive

    September is National Yoga Awareness Month, and the benefits of yoga, regardless of a person’s age, are phenomenal. Yoga for elderly adults, when combined with other healthy lifestyle habits such as diet and exercise, has been shown to minimize hypertension, strengthen bones, and help with weight loss. It may even reverse heart disease, according to[…] Read More…

  5. Take a Closer Look at How Eating Habits Change with Age

    We all know how important it is to establish and maintain healthy eating habits, but sadly, a full 25% of older adults suffer from malnutrition, according to the National Resource Center on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging. Whether the problem is eating too little, too much, or the wrong types of foods, poor nutrition for[…] Read More…