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Safe Transitions Back Home

When you are in the hospital, returning home is an exciting time. There’s just nothing quite like sleeping in your own bed, free of midnight vitals checks or loud sounds from the hallway. Seniors who have spent days in a … Continue reading

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Hidden Fall Risks In Your Home

Did you know that more than 3 million older adults are treated in emergency rooms each year for injuries resulting from falls? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention notes that senior falls happen at an alarming rate, with most … Continue reading

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Senior Summer Safety: Heat and Hydration

August is here which means among the back-to-school television advertisements and final farmer market stands of the season, the thermometer continues to rise and the sun feels sweltering. The dog days of summer can be difficult on all of us, … Continue reading

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Beyond Forgetfulness: Other Side Effects of Dementia

When you hear the word dementia, what symptoms come to mind? For most people, forgetfulness is the hallmark sign of Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia. However, there are many other side effects that accompany a dementia diagnosis. While each person … Continue reading

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Connecting with Your Aging Father

June is the perfect month to celebrate the men in our lives. Not only does this month hold Father’s Day (June 17), but the entire month is designated as Men’s Health Month as used as a time to encourage men … Continue reading

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Connection and New Learning at Every Age

Every year, the Administration on Aging gives us all a reason to celebrate seniors in our lives, our families, and our communities. Older Americans Month reminds us that you can always make decisions and find solutions that allow you to … Continue reading

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