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How to Stay Active and Stick to it

You’re never too old to start getting fit and healthy. Old age may slow you down, but that’s not an excuse to believe that staying active isn’t right for you. An active lifestyle can prevent several health issues, weight-related illnesses, and chronic pain problems. Here are easy tips to help you get active. Check with […]

Posted on January 1, 2020

Older Driver Safety Awareness Week

One in six drivers in the U.S. are 65 years or older. They are more than twice as likely to have a medical problem or condition that makes driving difficult, compared to those aged 24-64. Four out of five older people take medication daily, which can cause side effects that impact driving. Older Driver Safety […]

Posted on December 2, 2019

New Year’s Resolution: Quit Smoking

Smoking is a lifestyle habit that leads to life-threatening conditions. The American Cancer Society states that more than 42 million adults smoke, which points to a large number of people who continue to put their health and lives at risk. Smoking: Popular for Older People Everybody knows how unhealthy smoking is, but for many older […]

Posted on December 1, 2019

Making Thanksgiving Easier for Your Older Loved Ones

Thanksgiving is time to celebrate being with our friends and family. Many, however, are anxious of the holidays as they worry about their older loved ones – will they be able to handle such a big event and all it entails? This Thanksgiving, Cypress HomeCare Solutions wants you to feel confident in taking care of […]

Posted on November 2, 2019

How Caregiving Helps Older People with Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most common health concerns among older people. With the number of diabetes diagnoses growing annually, older Americans are the most impacted. The condition requires careful and consistent monitoring, too, which only further complicates matters for older people who may have difficulty with this. Complications of Diabetes in Older People Diabetes […]

Posted on November 1, 2019

The Heartbreaking Stats on Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is an all-too-common reality in the world of retirement and nursing homes. But did you know that even in private homes people are taking advantage of and abusing their aging loved ones every day in surprising numbers? Perhaps the most heartbreaking fact of all is that the majority of this abuse isn’t carried […]

Posted on October 2, 2019

5 Signs of Breast Cancer

Of all breast cancer cases, 80% are diagnosed in women over 50 and 60% are found in women over 65. Women in their 30s have a 1-in-233 chance of being diagnosed with breast cancer, while women in their 80s have a 1-in-8 chance. The average diagnosis is now at age 62. Therefore, it’s important that […]

Posted on October 1, 2019

The Important Facts Regarding Elderly Fall Prevention

Accidental falls are the number one cause of death and injuries in elderly Americans, with about 33% of seniors suffering from a bad fall at least once a year. These incidents have led to more than 2 million visits to emergency rooms. With more and more elderly people choosing to age in place, that can […]

Posted on September 3, 2019

4 Reasons Older Adults Should Try Yoga

Yoga is a type of workout that involves breath control, meditation, and body postures for health and relaxation. While it’s often depicted as a workout done by mostly young people, older adults can benefit from yoga greatly. September is National Yoga Month, and here are 4 reasons older adults should try yoga. Breathing Yoga focuses […]

Posted on September 1, 2019

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month was designed to create opportunities for conversations about what cataracts are and how they impact people. Once thought to be a condition only impacting seniors, cataracts are now known to afflict more than 25 million Americans – even children and teenagers! Issues Caused by Cataracts What makes living with cataracts so difficult? […]

Posted on August 2, 2019