Preparing Your Loved One for the New Year

Many people view the New Year as a fresh start. A time for change and doing things differently. It can be a wonderful opportunity to review what is going well – or not so well – across all areas of life. While you’re doing this in your own life, help your aging parent to do … Continue reading Preparing Your Loved One for the New Year

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Balancing Life as a Caregiver

Taking care of an elderly parent can be rewarding because you know you’re giving back to someone who helped raise you, but it also comes with its share of challenges. You’re trying to balance your own life, career, and family with meeting the needs of your parent. Being a caregiver is a tough job. November … Continue reading Balancing Life as a Caregiver

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5 Myths about Alzheimer’s Disease

In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, we thought we would clear up some common myths that surround this disease that affects more than 5 million Americans. There is currently no way to prevent or cure this disease, but researchers are learning more every single day. It is important for individuals to be educated … Continue reading 5 Myths about Alzheimer’s Disease

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Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Fall is officially here and that means enjoying cooler weather and all of the fun festivities that autumn brings. It’s a great time for families to get together to celebrate. While Halloween and Thanksgiving are just around the corner and bring their own excitement, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the fall as … Continue reading Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

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Building Stronger Bones and Muscles with Aging

Healthy bones, muscles, and joints are important at every age, but especially so for seniors. Broken bones can take longer to heal and increase risk of complications as you age. In addition, weak muscles and stiff joints can lead to inactivity, which only makes these issues worse. It can be a vicious cycle. Staying active … Continue reading Building Stronger Bones and Muscles with Aging

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