Making Tough Conversations with Aging Parents Easier

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Taking care of your aging parents can be challenging. For so many years, they took care of you and protected you, and now the tables are turned, and you’re doing the same for them. But it can be hard to ask them to give up their car keys, change their financial habits, move into assisted … Continue reading Making Tough Conversations with Aging Parents Easier

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Simple Changes to Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

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As the weather warms up, allergen levels rise. Everything from tree pollen to weeds to mold can make eyes start itching and noses start running. Plus, there is the coughing, sneezing, and sinus congestion. Allergy season can be miserable without the right strategies in place. Start preparing now to help keep symptoms at bay. Replace … Continue reading Simple Changes to Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

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Managing Kidney Health with Aging

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Did you know that more people die each year from kidney disease than from breast or prostate cancer? However, initial symptoms can be rather general and can be confused for other conditions. Kidney disease is often left undiagnosed until kidney function is significantly decreased. This makes it all the more important for seniors to pay … Continue reading Managing Kidney Health with Aging

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Keeping Winter Joint Pain in Check

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As cold weather sets in, joint pain can intensify. This is especially true for seniors with arthritis or other joint problems. Cold temperatures can make joints feel stiffer and sorer than they do during warm summer days. But winter joint pain doesn’t have to keep you sidelined all season. Here are some tips that may … Continue reading Keeping Winter Joint Pain in Check

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Would You Recognize Signs Your Aging Parent Needs More Help?

Changes with aging can come on slowly. One day your elderly parent may seem fine, but then you begin to notice they’re a little more forgetful or unsteady on their feet. It can be difficult for seniors to admit and accept that they need help. They often view it as a loss of independence and … Continue reading Would You Recognize Signs Your Aging Parent Needs More Help?

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