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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 hold in…

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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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Communicating With Aging Parents

By | Sep 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Communicating With Aging Parents

  Communication is a learned skill. Most people don’t naturally grow into great communicators without first having practiced, whether through formal schooling, life experience, or a mixture of both. Communicating with aging parents can have the potential to be frustrating for both parties. Health issues, such as losing hearing or cognitive function, can play a…

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

By | Aug 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Home Safety Tips for Seniors

  Aging at home is what most older Americans desire, mainly due to the comfort of being somewhere they are familiar with and the privacy and independence that it offers. If you are a caregiver or caring for an aging relative, it’s important to keep the home safe in order to prevent falls, burns, or…

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Tips for Preventing Falls

By | Aug 13, 2017 | Comments Off on Tips for Preventing Falls

  As we become older, our balance, flexibility, and coordination suffer some loss, mainly due to inactivity and vision problems.  This naturally leads to an increase in the chances that we will fall or trip over something. According to the National Council On Aging, falls account for the majority of fatal and non-fatal injuries for people…

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4 Signs That It May Be Time to Stop Driving

By | Jul 13, 2017 | Comments Off on 4 Signs That It May Be Time to Stop Driving

  Has an aging loved one recently had a car accident? Maybe it was just a fender bender, but it may point to a larger issue. Have you noticed dents or scrapes on their car, curb, or fences? No one wants to be told that they are no longer fit to drive, but by intervening you may…

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Senior Health in Summer

By | Jun 30, 2017 | Comments Off on Senior Health in Summer

  Summer is a wonderful time of year and with the pool parties, bbq’s, and family gatherings, rarely do health concerns enter our mind. The onset of summer also means the onset of heat, and dehydration is a very common problem in aging adults. Most people do not think of dehydration as being a very common problem, but…

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