Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease has gained more attention over the years thanks to people speaking out about their diagnoses and raising awareness. A number of well-known individuals have struggled with this disease including Michael J. Fox, Muhammad Ali, Janet Reno, Alan Alda, Neil Diamond, and Linda Ronstadt. Because Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disease, it affects each … Continue reading Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

When the weather turns colder and daylight is shorter, many seniors tend to spend more time indoors. However, this can also mean becoming more sedentary and isolated. Even in winter, it is important to maintain regular physical activity and stimulate the mind too. This not only boosts health, it can help you to feel better … Continue reading Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

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Boosting Senior Safety at Home

Boosting Senior Safety at Home

Aging in place is a common practice as many seniors prefer to stay in the comforts of their own home for as long as possible. Provided they are mentally and physically capable of living mostly independently, this can be a more cost-efficient option to assisted living or a nursing home. They can even get in-home … Continue reading Boosting Senior Safety at Home

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Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft

Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft

Identity theft is something that people of all ages should be wary of, but seniors can be especially vulnerable. Thieves often target older adults because they have higher amounts of retirement savings, are not as savvy when it comes to technology, and tend to be more trusting of others. This can make it easier to … Continue reading Protecting Seniors from Identity Theft

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Senior Safety: Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

Senior Safety: Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

Life is unpredictable, and you never know when an emergency may occur. For seniors who live alone, this can be a serious concern. If they should happen to fall and can’t get up, or suffer from a medical emergency, what plans are in place to ensure they get the help they need in a timely … Continue reading Senior Safety: Are You Prepared in the Event of an Emergency?

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