5 Ways Seniors Can Cope with Stress

Stress is a prominent health problem that can negatively affect the lives of many people in different ways. Although the workplace is a common source of stress, feelings of anxiety may become harder to manage as you age. Some seniors may be living with a chronic condition that makes it more difficult to respond to…

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Recognizing the Signs of a Stroke

As you age, stroke risk increases. It’s important to know the signs of this debilitating disease, so you can be prepared as possible to save someone’s life – or even your own. If you find yourself in this situation, remember to act fast and get medical help as soon as possible. What Is a Stroke?…

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4 Ways Seniors Can Stay Healthy This Summer

It’s finally summer! The time has come to get outside and enjoy the sunshine, but don’t let the potential dangers of the season get the best of you. Older adults are more likely to be affected by the hot weather, due to chronic health conditions and poor blood circulation. At Avon Health Center, we want…

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3 Tips to Manage Senior Medications

As we age, people are typically prescribed more medications to manage a variety of issues. From pain management to chronic illness, your loved ones may take several pills a day. While these medications are important for continued health and well-being, they can also present problems if not managed correctly. For some seniors, it can be…

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