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6 Ways for Seniors to Stay Active

6 Ways to Help Seniors Stay Physically Active as They Age As we age, remaining physically active can become more difficult and exercise seems as though it takes a greater toll on our bodies. In fact, those are precisely the reasons as to why it’s so important for seniors to continue exercising. There are tons of benefits in staying physically…

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Tips for Keeping the Senior in Your Life Active

The Importance of Keeping Your Aging Senior Active As you think about the best ways to care for your aging parent or loved one, one of the things you can do that will provide the most benefit in all areas of life is encouraging exercise. Being active can help your aging senior in a wide range of ways, from strengthening social…

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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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Early Signs of Dementia or Just Aging?

10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s 10 Early Signs and Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Share or Print this page Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s or other dementia. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. There are 10 warning signs and symptoms. If you notice any of…

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Emergency Lifeline Support

How to Choose a Medical Alert System These wearable devices can help you summon assistance in an emergency. Here’s a look at the many options available. PHOTO: MEDICAL GUARDIAN Concerned about falling or needing help with a health problem when you’re alone? Medical alert systems—where the press of a wearable call button puts you in touch with a dispatcher who can…

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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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