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Risk of Breast Cancer Increases with Age

Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer among females in the United States, besides non-melanoma skin cancer. Research indicates that approximately 1 in 8 females will develop breast cancer. There are several factors that impact the risk of developing breast cancer. One of these factors is age. As you age, your risk of developing […]

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Top Mobile Apps to Help Seniors

According to the 2020 census, approximately 16% of the population was over the age of  65- and that percentage is steadily increasing. Aging comes with a variety of health challenges including limited physical fitness and memory lapses. Unfortunately, these challenges can impact a senior’s ability to live alone. However, with advancements in technology, seniors are living

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The Importance of Proper Wound Care

Wound care is a critical component of the wound management process. Wounds that are poorly managed can turn into chronic wounds, which can lead to a significant financial and physical burden. The caregivers at Gentle Shepherd Home Care in Colorado Springs believe in a patient-centered approach to wound care focused on promoting healing and preventing complications. We believe in

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Healthy Feet Reduces Fall Risk

According to statistics, every year approximately 25% of the senior adult population experiences a fall. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are the number one cause of injuries and death from injury. This is because as you get older, painful foot conditions such as complications from diabetes, osteoarthritis, hammertoes, bunions, and more

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