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Skin Care Tips for Older Adults

As you age, the production of collagen and elastin slows down, making your skin lose its elasticity. It becomes thinner, more fragile, and your glands lose its ability to moisturize your skin. This is what causes dry skin in seniors. To prevent you from acquiring a variety of skin diseases, providers of health care service … Continue reading

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Getting Checked for Cataracts: Walkthrough

In our experience as a home care provider in New Jersey, we are acquainted with one of the common effects of aging—cataracts. Cataracts begin to form when some of the protein in the eyes begin to clump together. This starts to form a cloud in the eyes. When this happens, a person may begin experiencing the … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Being Sore and Being in Pain

As you may already know, a regular exercise routine has many health benefits. But it’s very common for physical discomfort to come after these activities due to the stress it gives to the body. If you are experiencing any type of discomfort, it is important to know the difference between exercise-related soreness and pain. That … Continue reading

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Heat Stroke: The Sign and Symptoms

Since July is the hottest month of the year, it is important to take the necessary methods to prevent you or your loved ones from getting a heat stroke. As called a sunstroke, there are many signs and symptoms that one can observe if someone around them is getting a sunstroke. Today, we at ExPO … Continue reading

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Preparing Your Loved Ones for the Summer

With the spring season coming to an end, the weather gets hotter, signaling the start of the summer season. For most seniors, this means that they get to see their grandchildren and spend some time with them. But, if proper precautionary methods are taken, spending prolonged sun exposure can pose a serious threat to your … Continue reading

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Bed Sores: The Causes, Symptoms, and Stages

Due to certain health conditions, many individuals end up bedridden or with limited mobility. If you are taking care of a loved one with limited mobility, watch out for pressure ulcers. ExPO Signature Home Care, a home care provider in Manalapan, New Jersey tells you what you need to know about bed sores. Causes Pressure … Continue reading

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Raising Awareness: Colorectal Cancer

Colorectal cancer (CRC), or more commonly known as colon cancer, is the third most common cancer that affects the people of the United States and the second leading cause of death for both men and women with cancer. This type of disease occurs when a tumor develops in the digestive tract. There are many health … Continue reading

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Nail Care for Seniors: Should Your Elderly Keep Their Nails Long?

When it comes to keeping a good hygiene, you should make sure that you include all areas of your body, even the smallest parts. This includes your fingernails and toenails. “Is it okay to keep your nails long?” It really depends. The decision boils down to personal preference. However, short nails may be better for … Continue reading

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10 Fun Things to Do with Seniors

If you think senior years are boring, you might’ve skipped doing these fun and exciting activities: Eat out. Tired of eating at home? Enjoy a refreshing way of eating your salad or dessert by going to your favorite pub. Share this meal with your favorite senior and relish on the delicacy that’s in front of … Continue reading

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12 Life Hacks for Your Golden Years

Whether you’ve reached your golden years or not, read on to these pieces of advice that’ll remind you to live life to its fullest: Stay healthy. Aging makes it easier to get sick and even harder to stay healthy. Keep an eye on your overall health and visit your physicians regularly. Eat a healthy diet, … Continue reading

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