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6 Signs It May Be Time to Transition to Assisted Living

Caring for an aging parent can be a lot of responsibility. Many seniors prefer to age in place for as long as possible, meaning you must ensure that they are safe at home and living a quality life. This can

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How to Diagnose Dementia

Dementia is not a specific disease; it’s a condition that describes a group of symptoms related to the decline in memory and thinking skills. Forgetfulness is very common in most of the older adults. It can be frustrating and some

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Recognizing the Signs of Heat-Related Illness and How to Respond

One of the joys of summer is being able to get outside and enjoy the warm sunshine and fresh air. It can be a wonderful time to picnic in the park, take a walk, go to a festival, or watch

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The Impact of Cataracts on Vision and What You Can Do

Cataracts are extremely common in older adults, though they can affect people at any age. Over time, natural proteins build up on the lens in the eye causing changes in vision. This buildup often progresses very slowly over many years,

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Breaking Down Myths About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia. It causes people to have difficulty with memory, communication, and focus. As the disease progresses, they may become easily confused or disoriented and have trouble completing basic tasks. Unfortunately, scientists are not entirely

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Medication Management for Seniors

Taking all medications correctly and the way they are prescribed is important for everyone. It can be hazardous to take an excess of one drug, certain medicines at the wrong time, with the wrong foods or in the wrong combinations.

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6 Easy Ways Seniors Can Eat Healthier

As you get older, your body starts to change and so do your dietary needs. Sticking to a healthy diet may become even more difficult with age, especially for seniors who face mobility issues or other age-related medical conditions. Here

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Stress Management Tips for the Elderly

Stress can affect anyone at any age. However, it can be particularly overwhelming for the elderly. With the right support, treatment, and self-help strategies, seniors can cope better with life’s twists and turns, making their senior years much more healthy,

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Qualities You Should Look for in a Caregiver

Hiring a caregiver is perhaps one of the most difficult decisions you’ll ever make for your loved one. A caregiver will be there by your loved one’s side in your absence and take care of all their needs. Therefore, it

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Dangers of the Cold Weather for seniors

We are nearly halfway there…creeping up on the mid-point of the winter season. The cold weather, snow, and ice can make life challenging for almost everyone, however, older adults in particular are more susceptible to the dangers of this season.

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