This is the Sierra Winds Blog where you can find information relevant to seniors.

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The importance of planning your future
with healthcare in mind

Some seniors choose to take a “wait and see” approach to future health care. In reality, that’s really a “fingers crossed” approach. It only takes an accident, illness, or injury to change everything overnight. In fact, 7 out of 10 seniors will require long-term care at some point in their lives. Add to that the […]

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6 tips to help you avoid medication errors

It’s great to live in an era when there are so many medicines that can help us live healthier and longer. However, taking those medications the wrong way can be dangerous—or even deadly. That’s why it is so important to learn about the medications you take, including possible side effects. Also, never hesitate to ask […]

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Start your day right with a healthy breakfast

You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Now we know that is more than just conventional wisdom. According to a statement from the American Heart Association (AHA), infrequent breakfast consumption has been associated with greater risk of cardiovascular disease—specifically a greater risk of hemorrhagic stroke. Need more reasons to start […]

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Independent Living vs. Assisted Living:
Which one is best for you?

For those considering the idea of a senior living community or simply making the move to retirement, it’s great to live in a time when there are so many options for older adults. The challenge is determining which option is the best fit for you or your family member. That’s why we always recommend starting […]

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