Senior Living: Knowing your long term care options is crucial

 PUBLISHED in the DAILY BREEZE: October 15, 2018 at 6:00 am https://www.dailybreeze.com/2018/09/21/senior-living-knowing-your-long-term-care-options-is-crucial/ By David W. Hart, Ph.D. Contributing writer We’re an aging population and the statistics are eye-opening to say the least: 77 million Baby Boomers; 10,000 are reaching retirement age each day; And about 45% of them have zero retirement savings to support them in … Continue reading Senior Living: Knowing your long term care options is crucial

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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?

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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How To Speak With A Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s

One of the great challenges of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s in communicating. Alzheimer’s affects the mental processes that control memory and behavior. Over time, Alzheimer’s can affect the way a person connects with others. People who suffer from Alzheimer’s experience memory loss and changes of mood that can make having a simple conversation very difficult. Finding … Continue reading How To Speak With A Loved One Who Has Alzheimer’s

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Tips on How to Manage Sundowner’s Syndrome

Providing in home care for an elderly loved one is challenging. It’s even more difficult when the elderly person has some type of brain disorder or Alzheimer’s. When we see sudden negative behavioral changes, it can cause us to feel alarmed. For instance, watching a loved one deal with Sundowner’s syndrome is often frightening. Sundowner’s … Continue reading Tips on How to Manage Sundowner’s Syndrome

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