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Travel Tips for Seniors

The holiday season means celebrating with family and friends. In order to get to your next holiday party, you may have to jump in the car or board an airplane. Traveling during the holiday season can be stressful, but the … Continue reading

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Is Your Aging Loved One Safe at Home?

As your parent or loved one gets older, you may wonder if they are safe living at home alone. However, most well-meaning family members assume that if there is not a diagnosis of dementia, their senior loved one is safe … Continue reading

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Isolation and Seniors: Why It Happens and How to Fix It

Seniors living at home alone are especially vulnerable to the dangers of isolation. Discover the facts about isolation and how to bring the support to your loved one that they need to thrive. Continue reading

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Benefits of Respite Care

Are you looking ahead to a summer full of travel? For most adult children who take on the majority of care tasks and advocacy for their aging parent, getting out of town for a trip – business or vacation – … Continue reading

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Being a Smart and Safe Patient

As a senior, you may feel like you are heading to doctor appointments more often than you did when you were in your 30s or 40s. It’s true – seniors do tend to visit medical professionals more often, though for … Continue reading

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Keys to a Healthy Heart

It’s no wonder why February is designated American Heart Month. You just need to look around your local grocery store to catch glimpses of all things pink, red, glitter, and Cupid. Hearts are an important part of our culture, our … Continue reading

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

The winter months, while cozy, can be especially dangerous and isolating for seniors living at home alone or with a partner. Along with snow and ice, winter can usher in the increased risks for falls, hypothermia, and even depression for … Continue reading

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Your Senior Holiday Gift Guide

Are you writing your list and checking it twice? Giving, and receiving, a special and thoughtful gift is a lovely part of the holiday season. However, trying to choose a gift for someone you love can sometimes be awfully challenging. … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Holiday Season: Tips for Comfort and Joy

Ready or not, the holiday season is quickly approaching. It seems as soon as the Halloween candy is passed out, twinkle lights and promises of holiday cheer descend upon our televisions and homes. If this season finds you caring for … Continue reading

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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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