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Aging In Place

By | Feb 14, 2018 | Comments Off on Aging In Place

  If given the choice, an overwhelming number of people want to stay in their home as they age. Remaining in a place you are familiar with as you age speaks of independence, dignity, and comfort. These are characteristics that every person has a right to and there are ways to prepare either yourself or a loved one…

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Caregiving 101

By | Jan 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Caregiving 101

    What attributes should you look for when considering hiring a caregiver? Would you like to pursue a career of caregiving? What do patients, clients, and loved ones need from those who help care for them? Along with the important knowledge and skill set needed to be an effective caregiver, we will see that…

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The Financials of Caring for an Aging Parent

By | Jan 14, 2018 | Comments Off on The Financials of Caring for an Aging Parent

    As parents get older, most of them want to live out their aging years in their own homes. Who wouldn’t? It’s comfortable, familiar, and in some cases it can be the best financial decision. What happens when Mom, Dad, or Auntie cannot safely live on their own? What is the best choice to make?…

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Caring for Someone with Dementia

By | Dec 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Caring for Someone with Dementia

    This information was first published on ActivCare.com, a residential memory care facility in San Diego, CA.    If you are reading this, chances are you have cared for or are currently caring for someone diagnosed with Dementia, which is a syndrome that falls under the Alzheimer’s umbrella. It typically affects the memory and…

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Technology for Seniors to Embrace

By | Dec 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Technology for Seniors to Embrace

    It’s no secret that technology is evolving at a pace that is difficult for most people to keep up with. It seems like once you master the current smartphone or social media site, another, more advanced and complicated one has already pooped up and taken over. Even so, don’t let the fear of not…

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Tips for Stopping Sickness Before it Starts

By | Nov 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Tips for Stopping Sickness Before it Starts

    Most people enjoy the change in weather when the seasons change,  but not may people like the germs and sicknesses that seem to come with it. Some people think getting sick is inevitable, but let’s look at some simple and practical ways to beat off the beast of illness before it takes its…

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Top 3 Foods for Brain Health

By | Nov 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Top 3 Foods for Brain Health

    Food. We love it. It tastes good, it satisfies our hunger, and it gives our body the fuel to function. Most of the time we are aware of the taste and the satisfaction it brings, but often we forget how it affects our bodies, and unfortunately, it doesn’t always affect us in a…

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Coping with Depression During the Holidays

By | Oct 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Coping with Depression During the Holidays

  The words ‘holiday’ and ‘depression’ may not seem to go hand-in-hand, but according to the American Medical Resource Institute, “Approximately 6 million people over 65 are depressed”.  Some of the signs of depression are persistent sadness, frequent tearfulness, weight changes, and changes in sleep patterns.    The holidays can often bring to mind loved ones…

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3 Assisted Living Facility Red Flags

By | Oct 13, 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Assisted Living Facility Red Flags

  Realizing that an aging loved one needs care that you are unable to provide for them can be a difficult place to be. What is harder still is to find a trusted and safe living situation that meets all of their needs and your standards. The best way to go about this is partnering with…

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What Aging Parents Need from their Adult Children

By | Sep 27, 2017 | Comments Off on What Aging Parents Need from their Adult Children

  If you have aging parents and you visit with them often, you may start to notice a few things that may surprise you. Maybe you find some expired food in the fridge. Perhaps you notice that the house isn’t as clean as it was when they were raising you, or they are slower to…

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