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Aging And Addicted: The Opioid Epidemic Affects Older Adults, Too

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: February 17, 2018
 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog  by Jenny Gold, photos by Heidi de Marco  and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Cover photo: John Evard, 70,...

Defending Against This Season’s Deadly Flu: 5 Things To Know Now

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: February 17, 2018
 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Barbara Feder Ostrov and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  The nation is having a Terrible, Horrible, No...

Hearing Loss: A Common Problem for Older Adults

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: February 16, 2018
Senior Help Desk helthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov Hearing loss is a common problem caused by...

Keeping Your Home Secure

Author: SABRE Publish Date: February 16, 2018
Seniors are a common target for burglars. It is very important for them to know how to keep their home secure while they are out.    Keeping Your...

Safety Tips For Seniors

Author: BroadStreetHomeCare Publish Date: February 15, 2018
Created by Broad Street Home Care (http://broadstreethomecare.com/) Create a Safe Home Add the following items to the person’s home if they are not...

7 Reasons Why Senior Living Facilities Should Incorporate Drumming As An Activity

Author: Respectful1 Publish Date: February 15, 2018
by Steve Benedetto Drumming is more than just music — it’s an engaging activity that is proven to reduce stress, alleviate pain and help keep you...

What Is Caregiver Agreement Contract?

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: February 15, 2018
Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog by Jamie Cowan of of Life Planning Consultants, LLC.    http://www.jwcowan.com Ellie may sound like someone...

For Active Seniors, Co-housing Offers A Cozier Alternative To Downsizing

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: February 15, 2018
 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sharon Jayson and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Cover photo: Joan Stek, 90, works in her kitchen at...

Volunteers Wanted for Innovative Hospital Elder Life Program at Griffin Hospital

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: February 14, 2018
Seniorhelpdesk.com blog by Alex Stackpole, Griffin Hospital The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street  Derby,...

At Some Veterans Homes, Aid-In-Dying Is Not An Option

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: February 13, 2018
Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by JoNel Aleccia and Kaiser Health News California voters passed a law two years ago that allows terminally ill...

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A word of caution: use keyword phrases, but don’t over-do it. Search engines, like Google, can sense when an article is over saturated with the same few words or phrases. Integrate them with a natural flow!  Be sure to use the keywords that matter in the title of the post. Yes, cute titles can be eye-catching and thought provocative, but titles that state what the article is about, with consideration to the relevant keywords will help Google best process the information.

 

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Do you know how to develop an “inbound linking strategy”? Here’s a basic overview: Search engines, such as Google, tend to refer websites that others also refer. This proves that your website is a reliable source of information. How can you help prove to Google that your website is a reliable source of information (thus gain more exposure in a keyword search)? Blog! But be sure to include your website’s URL in each entry. Start your inbound linking strategy today by submitting a Senior Help Desk Blog!

 

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