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How Does Healthcare for Seniors Stack Up Against Other Countries?

The United States is a country that has unparalleled wealth, resources, opportunities and bright minds- but a healthcare system that tends to be compared negatively to other countries. Here’s how it ranks against other models.
France

In their 2013 ranking, the World Health …

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Kitchen Independence for Seniors

As boomers age into seniors, one of the greatest fears is losing their independence and not being able to remain in their own homes. And whether you’re a senior reading this or a boomer looking out for your parents, here are several ways seniors can make mealtime a non-issue and stay independent.
Electric Can Openers
Gripping a …

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Senior Safety During the Winter and Holiday Season

Depending on where you live in the United States, keeping your senior safe during the winter and holiday season can sometimes be a treacherous task! Here’s a quick list of tips to keep in mind as the mercury drops.
Ice
It’s all too easy to slip and fall on ice, a particularly dangerous situation as an icy …

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Pros and Cons of a Flu Shot for the Elderly

A flu can protect many people from the devastating effects of influenza. But is it a smart move for all seniors and elderly? First, a couple of dispelled myths:
The flu is a harmless – if annoying – bug. …

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