Month: September 2021

Senior man with hearing problems

Understanding Hearing Loss, Its Effects and Your Options

Presbycusis is a term which refers to hearing loss as we age, and in fact 33% of all adults aged 65 and above have some degree of hearing loss. Seniors losing hearing shouldn’t really come as a surprise to anyone, but the people affected don’t usually recognize that it’s happening because it occurs so gradually. Senior home …

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Woman playing backgammon with senior citizen

Interaction with others is connected to mental health

It has long been known that interaction for seniors is a great way to stay mentally alert and to lengthen their life.  New research shows even more benefits when seniors stay socially active throughout their golden years. Caregivers at Gentle Shepherd Home Care in Colorado Springs have seen these benefits first-hand.  The in-home care provided …

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