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Encouraging Independence Essential to Senior’s Quality of Life

Apr 7, 2018 by Dennis Patouhas

Seniors who can do for themselves are typically more content with life than those who depend fully on others. That’s the basis for the in-home senior care services of Comfort Keepers® of Greenwich. Our compassionate … Read Article

Shedding Light On Seasonal Depression: What Seniors Can Do To Relieve Symptoms

Feb 7, 2017 by Dennis Patouhas

The shorter, darker days of late fall and winter bring on the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), a form of depression that affects 4 to 6 percent of Americans. While more common among younger … Read Article

Who Knew? Oral Sunscreen: A New Method to Skin Protection

Jun 16, 2016 by Dennis Patouhas

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THE EYES HAVE IT!!! Ophthalmologists, Optometrists and Opticians: Who Do You See and Why?

May 31, 2016 by Dennis Patouhas

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Concierge Doctors – “What’s Old is New Again”

Jul 2, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Concierge Medicine has quickly become a high demand service that challenges the traditional method of practicing medicine. Read Article

Organic vs. Inorganic Foods - Is It Really Worth It?

May 15, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Organic foods were not always available at your local supermarket. Now that they are, should you choose organic over inorganic foods? Read Article

Even Camels Can Become Dehydrated – So Why Not You?

May 15, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

With summer fast approaching, it's important to stay well hydrated, as prolonged heat exposure increases risk of dehydration. Read Article

Sexed Up Seniors: A New Way to View Mom and Dad

Apr 10, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

What?! Studies have found that some seniors are surprisingly comfortable engaging in and discussing sexual acts. Read Article

Storing Food for Safety and Quality

Apr 10, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Because most of us probably don't know much about the proper ways to store and handle food. Read Article

The Benefits and Risks of Joint Replacement

Apr 10, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Surgery is the best option to fix damaged joints however, it is important to know about not only the benefits but also the risks. Read Article

Weighing the Benefits and Risks of Testosterone

Mar 13, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

An informative article explaining how the hormone affects men of all ages and conditions and how taking it unnecessarily can be harmful. Read Article

Who Are the Bigger Liars: Men or Women?

Mar 13, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Proven facts on which sex lies the most and which is better at doing so. Read Article

Helpful Ways to Banish Fear of Aging

Jan 16, 2015 by Dennis Patouhas

Some tips and advice on how to appreciate getting older and taking care of yourself along the way. Read Article

Eating Disorders

Dec 19, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

Includes types, signs and symptoms, health consequences, bullying, famous victims of ED, and treatment. Read Article

Could It Be This Easy??...Green Tea and Alzheimer's Disease

Dec 19, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

Studies have found a chemical in green tea that may prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease. Read Article

Tugging on Your Emotions-The Grandparent Scam

Dec 19, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

Scammers targeting the elderly, posing as their grandchild and asking for money. Read Article

Vitamin K: Superhero Vitamin?

Nov 13, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

What is vitamin K and what are the types? Anti-aging effects, cancer prevention, heart protection, and additional benefits. Read Article

What An Earful: What Your Ear Wax Says About You

Nov 13, 2014 by Dennis Patouhas

Includes facts about ear wax being different between the races, how your underarm odor says a lot about the type of person you are, and how ear wax can give early warning signs of certain odor-causing diseases. Read Article

Don’t Let Heat Exhaustion Slow You Down

Jun 29, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

This warmer weather sure does have us feeling good—but when it comes to senior living solutions and heat, it’s important to be aware of extreme outdoor elements and how they may effect an elderly individual’s … Read Article

Having the Senior Care Discussion: Downsizing for Safety

May 10, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

Middle aged adults and their elderly parents often have trouble communicating effectively when starting a conversation about senior care. Misunderstandings may occur in part due to conflicting ideas on how an elderly parent should maneuver … Read Article

Healthy Easter Recipes for Seniors at Home

Mar 30, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

There’s nothing better than kicking your Easter Sunday off with a delicious brunch. When you and your elderly loved one are preparing your menu, consider dishes that are low in sodium, bright in color and … Read Article

Social Media Offers New Ways to Keep in Touch with Seniors

Mar 15, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

The telephone continues to be an excellent way to stay in touch with senior loved ones. But social media is becoming an ever more viable means for keeping up with today’s older generation. Seniors are … Read Article

How to Help Seniors Brace Against Winter Weather

Mar 13, 2013 by Dennis Patouhas

Seniors are particularly vulnerable during the harsh winters of the Northeast, including greater Lower Fairfield County. But you can help senior loved ones weather winter by helping them prepare and keeping a watchful eye on … Read Article

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