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Demystifying Parkinson’s disease: early signs and progression

Affecting approximately 1% of the population aged over 65, and almost 10% of seniors above 80 years old, Parkinson’s disease can fairly be described as a significant medical condition, deserving our full attention. To help you better understand this disorder, here are a few aspects to help demystify Parkinson’s disease, from its early signs to…

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Managing pain in seniors through physiotherapy

Pain is a complex phenomenon, which is often difficult to describe. However, the fact remains that it represents a reality that must not be overlooked. With a significant prevalence among the elderly population, chronic pain constitutes a real social concern. In honor of World PT Day, let’s take a moment to discover how physiotherapy can…

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Digital Literacy for Seniors: Exploring the Benefits and Challenges

In a world where technology is omnipresent daily, digital literacy for seniors is a key factor to be considered. With the aim to ensure social inclusion, digital education for seniors appears as an effective solution allowing the elderly population to stay involved in society, to maintain an active life, and to avoid the harmful effects…

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Intergenerational Solidarity: The Importance of Good Collaboration between the Youth and Seniors

It is said that unity is strength; and the subject of intergenerational solidarity is certainly no exception ! When younger and older people work together, many benefits can be observed on many different levels. Autonomy and health benefits for seniors, greater personal fulfillment, cross-age experience sharing, learning opportunities for young people, and even solutions to…

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Thumb Tremors in Seniors : causes and solutions

While it may be worrying at first sight, thumb tremor in seniors is actually not always a sign of a problem or pathology. In fact, there are many different types of tremors, all linked to different causes. Stressful situations, for example, can trigger an involuntary movement of the thumb for some people. In which cases,…

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Preventing injuries among seniors : staying safe and active

When reaching retirement age, staying active for as long as possible is a completely natural desire ! You may want to continue to move around, enjoy the activities you love and, above all, maintain maximum independence. However, the risk of accidental injury among the elderly is a reality that needs to be considered. Falls represent…

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Elder abuse : an essential guide to prevention

Elder abuse is a subject that is still somewhat taboo but so important, because it represents a sad reality that should not be ignored. Whether it’s violent behavior, neglect, or simply inappropriate words, elder mistreatment can be of many types. Each of them has harmful consequences for the elderly person who is a victim of it.…

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Healty Eating For Seniors

Healthy eating for seniors : 7 tips to remember

In order to age well and stay healthy, it is essential to adopt a good alimentation and diet. Choosing healthy eating habits has many advantages for seniors. These benefits can be seen in the overall health and quality of life of older adults. Here are some useful tips about nutrition for seniors that may help…

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Moving to a seniors residence in winter

Moving to a seniors’ residence in winter

Moving to a seniors’ residence in winter : 5 benefits Are you, or an elderly loved one, considering moving to a seniors’ residence ? Regardless of the season, know that there is no wrong time for such an important transition. Even in winter, a move to a retirement home is perfectly possible. For some, it…

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Winter activities for seniors

5 Winter Activities for Seniors

As cold and snowy weather arrives, the reality is that some outdoor activities can become more challenging for seniors. However, there are also some great alternatives to consider. Even in winter, it is still as important as ever to keep moving on a regular basis. Particularly considering the many benefits of physical exercise at any…

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