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Fall Prevention: Lowering Risk for Older Adults

October 24, 2018InnovAge

Falling is a serious issue for older adults’ health and safety. One in four people over age 65 fall each year, ...

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Eye Exams are Crucial for Older Adults

August 24, 2018Dr. Lynn M. Strange

It’s important to take care of your eyesight as you age. Regular eye exams can help with early diagnosis of tre...

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Recreation at InnovAge is More than Fun and Games

July 23, 2018InnovAge

Recreation at InnovAge is about much more than just playing games. Read on to learn about some of the intentional way...

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Tips to Manage Arthritis

May 18, 2018InnovAge

Many people think that arthritis is a normal part of aging, but that is not the case. There are steps you can take to...

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Communication is Key for Doctor, Caregiver Relationships

April 30, 2018InnovAge

Caregivers and doctors must work together to provide high quality and compassionate care. But that’s often easi...

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Animal Companions for Older Adults

April 20, 2018InnovAge

Animals bring joy and fun into our lives, and they can be good for our health, too. For those who aren’t able t...

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Eat Well to Feel Well as You Age

March 30, 2018InnovAge

Eating nutrient-rich food has a positive impact on your overall health. InnovAge PACE dietitian, Christine Barney, ex...

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Tips for Remembering to Take Medications

March 28, 2018InnovAge

It is extremely important to take all medication as prescribed. However, it can be easy to lose track when you’...

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Social Media Connects Older Adults

March 19, 2018InnovAge

While we know that social media is widely used among young adults, it’s true that older adults are also using <...

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Success Stories: Exercise for Older Adults

February 16, 2018InnovAge

Remaining active as we age can improve strength and independence in our day-to-day lives.
 
As the...

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Dealing with Grief and Loss

January 31, 2018InnovAge

What can we do when we, or someone we care about is going through grief? After many years working with people experie...

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Don't Wait, Ask for Help

January 24, 2018InnovAge

Make sure that both older adults and caregivers are safe and healthy by asking for help when you need it.

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Assessing Mental Illness in Older Adults

January 4, 2018InnovAge

Mental health challenges can affect people at any age. Many older adults have concerns about mental illness later in ...

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Reduce Caregiver Stress, Add Time for Yourself

December 22, 2017InnovAge

Caregiving responsibilities are constant and time-consuming. Studies show caregiver stress is associated with high ra...

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Flu Prevention Tips: Now's the Time to Prepare

November 6, 2017InnovAge

At one time or another, we’ve all caught the flu. It spreads very easily; often times simply by talking to some...

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