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The arthritis in my hands seems to be getting worse. Is there anything I can do?

The arthritis in my hands seems to be getting worse. Is there anything I can do?

May 12, 2021 Bob Pontius
While arthritis is a degenerative disease, it is certainly manageable. Here are a few tips for helping manage arthritis in the hands.
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I have been putting off a surgery that will require an intense rehabilitation. Do you have any advice?

I have been putting off a surgery that will require an intense rehabilitation. Do you have any advice?

May 5, 2021 Bob Pontius
"Most of my senior friends delay the inevitable and “just live with it” because they are worried about what happens after surgery, specifically the rehabilitation.
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My dad has fallen a few times in his home, what can we do to make it safer?

April 28, 2021 Bob Pontius
For many of my senior friends the old saying rings true, Their Home is Their Castle. The problem is how comfortable they become in that castle. From clutter to wires, to just being too comfortable, a senior's home is actually the #1 place they could fall and get hurt.
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Danbury Senior Living: A Safe Working Environment

Danbury Senior Living: A Safe Working Environment

April 27, 2021
Danbury Senior Living goes above and beyond state standard protocols to keep staff and residents safe and healthy.
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I try to eat healthy, but nutrition labels are hard to read. What can I do?

I try to eat healthy, but nutrition labels are hard to read. What can I do?

April 21, 2021 Bob Pontius
If you are like most of my senior friends, maintaining a healthy diet can be a challenge. There are a lot more opportunities to snack on unhealthy things, consume beverages with empty calories and eat at the wrong times of the day.
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I’m over 65 and have had my vaccine, can I move around the area freely now?

I’m over 65 and have had my vaccine, can I move around the area freely now?

April 14, 2021 Bob Pontius
Now that many people have had a vaccine and understand the rules of masks and distancing, my senior friends are getting restless and want to get back to enjoying their best lives.
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Now that I’m retired, I’ve gained more than a few pounds, what can I do?

Now that I’m retired, I’ve gained more than a few pounds, what can I do?

April 7, 2021 Bob Pontius
Poor eating habits and inactivity can lead to weight gain, and if left unchecked, can be linked with a number of health complications. Seniors are at risk for clinical consequences, including type 2 diabetes, arthritis, urinary incontinence and even depression.
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I just don’t laugh like I used to, is something wrong with me?

I just don’t laugh like I used to, is something wrong with me?

March 31, 2021 Bob Pontius
As we age, we tend to laugh less frequently as life gets more serious. It is important to take a step back sometimes and have a good laugh every now and then to improve your overall well-being.
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Medicare makes my head spin, what can I do?

Medicare makes my head spin, what can I do?

March 24, 2021 Bob Pontius
Every day in the United States, 10,000 people become eligible for Medicare by turning 65 and Medicare is not always an easy system to navigate. As with many people over 65, these new “seniors” have many questions about Medicare!
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A New Way to Live: Life after Quarantine

A New Way to Live: Life after Quarantine

March 23, 2021
Quarantine has given senior living communities richer ways to live that will extend beyond the time of COVID-19.
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My Mom seems to suffer from chronic pain, is there anything I can do?

My Mom seems to suffer from chronic pain, is there anything I can do?

March 17, 2021 Bob Pontius
Did you know that chronic pain is one of the most common, yet underreported health conditions for seniors?
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Can I Do Anything To Make My Medications More Affordable?

Can I Do Anything To Make My Medications More Affordable?

March 10, 2021 Bob Pontius
Every senior should be checking to see if there are ways to reduce the cost of their prescription drugs. It could mean thousands of dollars in savings.
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