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Looking To The Future - How To Protect Your Eyes and Vision

Jul 15, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

Instead of just going through the motions of the same-old eye checkup, why not be more involved in your eye care? Read Article

Casual Dating? A New Way To Look At Senior Relationships

Jun 30, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

A new trend is becoming more visible among seniors that is startling the nation – a new form of casual dating. Read Article

Beyond the Dentist’s Office – Maintaining Good Oral Health at Home

Jun 15, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

Some friendly reminders of what you already know about good dental oral hygiene and some common foods you should avoid to protect your teeth. Read Article

Chronic Pain Treatment and Opiods

Apr 30, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

If you’ve heard the news lately, you may have heard about the debate over which is better for treating chronic pain: opioids or others non-opioids treatments. The differences willsurprise you. Read Article

Senior Health - The Greener Your Plate, the Stronger Your Brain

Mar 31, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

A new study has found that seniors who eat more dark, leafy greens tend to have slower cognitive decline. Why is this the case? Read Article

Seniors and Colon Cancer - What You Need to Know

Feb 28, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

One of the most common cancers found in seniors is colorectal cancer. Typically shortened to colon cancer, over 90% of cases occur in Americans over 50. Here's What You Need To Know. Read Article

What Seniors Should Know About This Year's Flu Season

Feb 15, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

This year's flu season is on track to be one of the worst ones in recent memory - influenza is historically hard to prevent and can be especially tough on seniors but you shouldn't panic. Here's what you can do now to maximize your chances of preventing the flu. Read Article

Seniors Health: Coping with Constipation

Jan 31, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

One of the most common digestion problems is constipation - and its likelihood increases as we age. Signs, Prevention and Treatment. Read Article

Cervical Health Awareness Month: Cervical Cancer

Jan 15, 2018 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

It's time to rethink PAP tests: senior women may actually be at greater risk for cervical cancer than previously thought. Read Article

Senior Health: The Sour News About An Old Sugar Study

Dec 31, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

A new study has released information from a 1960’s study that was prematurely canceled – and this situation is as sticky as it sounds. Read Article

Senior Health and Exercise

Dec 15, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

Can too much exercise actually be bad for seniors? Researcher set out to determine the best amount of exercise for older adults and the results may surprise you. Read Article

Senior Health and Wellness - Avoiding A SAD Newark Winter

Nov 30, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

Isolation in seniors is a serious problem - in fact the effects have been likened to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. A few dietary modifications may help you shake the winter blues. Read Article

Ageing In Place | Can We Manipulate Our DNA? | Newark, DE

Nov 15, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

New research that manipulating our mitochondria not only is beneficial but is possible on our own! Read Article

Senior Health - C. Diff Causes and Symptoms

Oct 15, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

Another reason to age in place and avoid nursing homes if you can. C diff can be extremely dangerous to seniors and can be easily transmitted if precautions are not taken. Read Article

Senior Health: Women and Heart Disease

Aug 15, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

Heart disease is the leading killer and many women don't realize it - raising awareness is just the start. Read Article

Home Health Care: Dementia Risk Tied to Place of Birth

Jul 31, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

Being born in a state with a high stroke mortality rate linked to a higher dementia risk (JAMA Neurolory) Read Article

Senior Health for Men: PSA Tests and Prostate Cancer

Jul 15, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

Is there a more accurate test for the leading cause of death for men? Read Article

Senior Health and Wellness: Tips For Lowering Your Cholesterol

Jun 30, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

Keeping your cholesterol levels in check can prevent heart disease, complications from other illnesses and premature death. Read Article

Senior Vision: Spotting 5 Common Problems

Jan 30, 2017 by Comfort Keepers Newark, DE

As we get older, vision related problems are much more prevalent than we are used to. But how do we know if it’s a minor issue like dry eye or something more severe? Read Article

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