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  1. Start a Micro Senior Group Exercise Class for Fully Vaccinated Seniors

    Older adults that are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, are ready to start doing activities of pre-pandemic days.  The CDC has advised that once you are fully vaccinated you can gather indoors with other fully vaccinated people without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart.  You don't have to live in an assisted living facility or retirement community to start or join a Senior Group Exercise Class.  If your friends have been fully vaccinated try something different than joining a large exercise class.   Create your own Micro Senior Group Exercise Class with 3-5 group members.  You can take turns hosting the Micro Group Exercise Class and turn it into a social engagement that focuses on health and wellness.
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  2. How Does Urinary Incontinence Affect the Quality of Life of the Elderly?

    A report done with the objective of investigating “the impact of urinary incontinence (UI) on health-related quality of life (QOL)…and to compare UI and non-UI elderly Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in managed care plans on the prevalence of depression and self-rated health” came to a fairly predictable conclusion.

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  3. Orthopedic braces and supports by Bauerfeind®

    Orthopedic braces and supports by Bauerfeind®

    AllegroMedical.com presents Bauerfeind orthopedic braces and supports, designed to provide healing stability and pain relief.  Bauerfeind is a supremely engineered line of orthopedic braces and supports .   Experience pain relief with GenuTrain®,  MalleoTrain®, and SacroLoc® .

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  4. Benefits of Geriatric Massage Therapy | Family Caregivers

    Benefits of Geriatric Massage Therapy | Family Caregivers

    Family caregivers provide unpaid care services to their aging parents or critically ill parents. Caregiver duties are often full time and include medical care compliance monitoring, cleaning, cooking, hygiene care (bathing, toileting, and grooming), healthcare advocate services, errand running, and general activities of daily living (ADL). Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease often requires more assistance with ADL and behavioral health issues.

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  5. Learn How to Use Your Cunningham Clamp - A Penis Clamp for Stress Incontinence

    Available in large, regular, or juvenile to meet all types of sizes.  Finding the best fit is easy, using a soft measuring tape all you need to do is measure  around the shaft of your penis, compress lightly.

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  6. Skin Care and Incontinence: 3 easy steps to prevent incontinence skin problems

    People with incontinence (urinary or fecal) tend to have excessive moisture build up around their buttocks, hips, and genitals.  Skin irritations are caused by excessive moisture.  Caregivers and users of incontinence products should be on the lookout for skin with the appearance of redness, peeling, or perineal dermatitis (diaper rash).  Yeast infections are also very common skin ailments in incontinent people.  Yeast infections on the skin can be very uncomfortable and often painful.  They are easy to identify with their fiery red appearance and itchy burning sensation.  Treatment with an anti-fungal cream is often necessary in order to heal.

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  7. The Brella Bag: A Mobility Enhancer

    The Brella Bag Hands Free Umbrella Holder: A Mobility Enhancer for the Physically Challenged

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  8. FALL PREVENTION: Protect your patient in bed

    FALL PREVENTION:  Protect your patient in bed

    Fall prevention is a frequent topic for nursing home staff, and rightfully so.  Unfortunately, nursing home residents frequently fall, and the older adults that survive a nursing home fall are likely to sustain injuries that hinder quality of life or cause permanent disability. 1

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  9. #Diabetes in America, tips to save your diabetic feet

    Current diabetes trends show that by 2050 nearly 1 out of 3 American adults will have a diabetes diagnosis.  A staggering 60% of the non-traumatic lower limb amputations are performed on diabetics.1  Keeping your feet healthy is only one challenge diabetics face.  Simple actions can help reduce the risk of major complications such as gangrene, limb amputation or diabetic ulcers.

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