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Category: Health

Malnutrition in the U.S.

May 10, 2019 We have all seen film footage of malnourished people in other countries.  But, malnutrition is a very real problem in our own country.  The elder community, in particular, is prone to malnutrition problems. Malnutrition can occur when your body doesn’t get enough nutrients from the foods you eat to work properly. These…
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ANCHOR

Apr 19, 2019 SeniorCare’s mission is to provide information and support services to the older adults of our nine communities on the North Shore. Our vision is to assist each individual to live as independently as possible in the location of his or her choice for as long as possible. There can be challenges in…
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Senior Nutrition

Mar 29, 2019 Eating well is important, especially for seniors since nutritional needs change as we age. Unfortunately, many seniors do not eat as well as they should, which can lead to malnutrition. SeniorCare’s Meals on Wheels home delivered meals and community dining rooms help to address the difficulties many seniors face in maintaining a…
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Gastroenteritis

Mar 22, 2019 When I was a kid, there were two types of illness in our household.  If it was a respiratory illness, you had a cold.  It was either a “head cold” and a minor inconvenience, or it was the dreaded “chest cold” and the victim was a very sick kid.  If it was…
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Falling

Mar 8, 2019 A few years ago, I was wearing a pair of jeans that were too long.  I rolled up the cuffs and was heading down the stairs in my home when my toe caught the rolled up cuff.  I fell head first down the stairs and bashed into the wall below.  Thankfully, I…
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Spring!

Mar 1, 2019 March 1 is the first day of meteorological spring, which is based on annual temperature cycles and the Gregorian calendar.  March 21 is the “official” first day of spring.  But, when it gets to the end of winter, I like to consider March 1 as spring.  I love the spring!  March and…
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Winter Weather Hazards

Jan 25, 2019 This past week, we’ve been reminded just how “special” a New England winter can be.  I’m so thankful that Gloucester did not receive the 12 to 18 inches of snow, followed by freezing rain that I saw forecast a couple days before the storm.  Can you imagine the mess we would have…
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A Good Night’s Sleep

Jan 11, 2019 How well and how much we sleep has great influence on the quality of our life. The amount of sleep needed varies from person to person but on average adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night. We each have a natural rhythm that guides our need for sleep…
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