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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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Top 5 Health Concerns for Seniors

5 Common Health Concerns for Seniors With today’s advancements in technology and healthcare, people can expect to live longer than ever before. The older population is becoming greater than the younger populations. In the U.S. alone, individuals who are 85 years and older make up one of the fastest growing segments of the population. In 2012, there was an estimated…

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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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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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