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Tips to Provide Better In-Home Care

Caregiving at Home Tips for providing in-home care for a loved one Even when their need for specialized care is great, most older people prefer to stay at home. Often adult children and other family members take on the caregiving responsibilities — providing rides, picking up prescriptions and helping out around the house. Eventually, they may even be managing high-tech…

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Protecting Seniors’ Financial Well-Being

Protecting older adults from fraud and financial exploitation Losing money or possessions to scams, fraud, and exploitation can be especially devastating to older adults, who may be not be able to earn back what they’ve lost. Money Smart for Older Adults Older adults can be attractive targets for financial predators both known and unknown to them. “Money Smart for Older…

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How Family Photo Albums Connect Seniors and Caregivers

HOW FAMILY PHOTO ALBUMS CONNECT SENIORS AND CAREGIVERS Live – Laugh – Reminisce Don’t let family albums be a thing of the past! Today with our camera phones and laptops that can store thousands of pictures, physical scrap books and albums are seemingly becoming obsolete. Although I love family traditions and nostalgia, I too am guilty of neglecting my own…

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9 Early Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

What Are the Signs of Early Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (AD)? Overview According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s disease (AD) affects more than 5 million people in the United States. Although it’s known to affect adults 65 years and older, up to 5 percent of those diagnosed have early onset AD. This generally means that the person diagnosed is in their 40s or 50s.…

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Holiday Fun for the Old and the Young

Travel Activities For The Young And Old Together ByValerie M. Grubb, Contributor 04/10/2017 04:59pm EDT | Updated May 11, 2017 The author and her extended family visiting the Blue Mountains in Sydney, Australia. An 80 year age difference doesn’t stop this clan from exploring the world (although we make different choices in activities). Travel is a great way to spend time…

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Life Change

Once youʼve started to identify any personal barriers to good self-care, you can begin to change your behavior, moving forward one small step at a time. Following are some effective tools for self-care that can start you on your way.

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Lists for Productivity

HOW TO KEEP YOUR ELDERLY LOVED ONES BUSY AND ACTIVE These seniors enjoy each others company while they walk for exercise. As your loved ones get older, retire, and possibly move to new communities, they may not have as many opportunities to get out and socialize as they did in their younger years. It will also be harder for them…

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