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Does Your Senior Loved One Have Seasonal Affective Disorder?

November 5, 2019

Winter poses a threat to people of all ages, but it can especially affect seniors. During the colder months, seniors are more at risk of physical health threats such a slipping on ice, hypothermia, and joint problems – just to name a few. However, what’s less commonly known as a winter health risk for seniors […]

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Nutrition is Essential to Your Loved One’s Future

October 2, 2019

One of the most overlooked aspects of health is nutrition, and this is a fact that is true no matter what age you are. However, despite its importance, many older Americans fail to receive the appropriate level of nutrition they need to stay healthy. As an experienced Columbia, MD senior care provider we know a […]

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Isolation Can Be Harmful to Seniors

September 18, 2019

A health risk that’s not commonly discussed in America is senior isolation. It’s often hard to detect, but studies show that nearly one in four seniors are living in isolation today. Let’s take a look at why this is such a danger to aging adults and how Kenwood Care is working to eliminate its prevalence […]

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What Everyone Needs to Know About Strokes

September 12, 2019

Strokes are serious business and they claim the lives of thousands of Americans every year. They may not be something you like to think about but we think it’s so important to educate people on the dangers of strokes, and what to do about them. As a Columbia, MD senior care provider we’ve unfortunately had […]

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Is Your Loved One Getting Enough Vitamin D?

September 5, 2019

Vitamin D deficiency is common in seniors and aging adults. If your loved one isn’t getting enough of this essential vitamin, they can be at risk for certain health issues that have mild to severe side effects. Let’s learn a bit more about how a lack of vitamin D can harm those who are aging […]

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4 Ways You Can Boost Brain Health for Seniors

August 28, 2019

As we age, things tend to slow down. Physical tasks are more difficult, we don’t recall memories as easily as we used to, and we are often less active both physically and mentally. That’s why maintaining a schedule with activities that stimulate and exercise the body and mind is so important for seniors. Here are […]

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Understanding Long Term Care Insurance

August 14, 2019

Long-term care is a necessity for the majority of older adults in the United States. Kenwood Care is a senior home in Maryland that offers affordable and high-quality care to aging residents. Sometimes, purchasing long-term care insurance can make senior living less of a financial burden. What is Long Term Care (LTC) Insurance? Most Americans […]

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Staying Safe in the Summer Sun for Seniors

May 29, 2019

It’s time to say farewell to spring, as the blazing heat of summer will soon be upon Maryland residents. Although many of us prefer this type of weather to the bitter cold of winter, the heat can pose significant risks to everyone, especially aging adults who are more easily affected by the negative side effects […]

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Restoring Confidence After a Fall

May 22, 2019

Falling down is never good, but when you’ve reached a certain age, it can be downright disastrous. According to the National Council of Aging, a senior citizen is treated for a fall every 11 seconds. They are considered the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older people. All this to say that falls […]

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What is Sundowner’s Syndrome?

May 2, 2019

Up to 66% of older adults with mid-to-late stage Alzheiner’s or other forms of dementia have a set of neuropsychiatric symptoms that we call Sundown Syndrome. These symptoms include repeated walking during the night and wandering, which can be very dangerous for people with dementia. It can get stressful as a caretaker to deal with […]

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