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Ways You Can Get a Senior Citizen Up and Active Again Ask almost any senior citizen if they prefer to just sit around and take things easy, and they’re going to tell you “no way”. Mistakenly many of us equate an advanced age with lack of vitality and interest in…

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With winter months approaching, it’s time to put the golf clubs and short sleeve shirts away, and break out the winter coats.  It’s also time to start thinking about winter safety, especially when it comes to the elderly. According the National Institute of Health, more than 1 in 3 Americans…

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New Study Addresses Caregivers’ Questions about Donepezil For the vast majority of the aging population, avoiding placement in a nursing home or assisted living facility is a top priority. There are countless ways to go about this, such as hiring in-home care services or using home and community-based services to…

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Safety Tips For Seniors Safety both in and out of the home is a top priority for elders and there are many simple safety steps that will reduce the risk of accidents and abuse. Here are 40 safety tips to make aging in place easier, safer and more enjoyable: Fall…

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Treating Cataracts May Slow Cognitive Decline Adults who struggle with low vision, whether due to cataracts, glaucoma or other age-related eye diseases, often experience difficulty communicating with others and engaging with their surroundings; two important factors for staying mentally sharp. There are various surgeries and treatments available to alleviate these…

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Ways You Can Get a Senior Citizen Up and Active Again Ask almost any senior citizen if they prefer to just sit around and take things easy, and they’re going to tell you “no way”. Mistakenly many of us equate an advanced age with lack of vitality and interest in…

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When a Loved One Resists Care At some point, you may want to care for those who’ve cared for you in the past. Everyone needs help getting through hurdles in life at some point. The difficulty when caring for an older family member, such as a parent, is that they…

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Benefits of End-of-Life Planning The cause of death for most Americans will be complications from a chronic health problem, such as heart disease, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or Alzheimer’s. Many people live with these chronic illnesses for years, even decades. Often the time comes when the chronically ill patient…

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Area Agencies on Aging An excellent resource for seniors & caregivers Area Agencies on Aging (AAA’s) were established in 1973 by the Older Americans Act (OAA) in response to the growing needs of America’s aging population. Since that time, AAA’s have been staunch advocates for services and resources for both…

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 Most People with Alzheimer’s Aren’t Being Told Their Diagnosis If you or someone you love was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, would you want to know? According to a new report from the Alzheimer’s Association, the majority of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia may not have a…