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Maintaining Independence at Home

While staying at home for as long as possible is the goal for many older adults, it is not always a safe or healthy option. Fortunately, senior support services have grown and adapted to meet the challenges of the aging … 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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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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