Four Great Senior Story Starters

Four Great Senior Story Starters

Recently, we shared some ideas on how to get seniors to open up with their stories. Because seniors have lived such rich, long lives, it’s only natural to expect that they would want to share their stories. And for kids and grandchildren, there is really nothing like sitting down to hear great stories from a … Continue reading Four Great Senior Story Starters

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Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine — Can They Really Help Seniors?

“Alternative” medicine is becoming increasingly popular in our culture. In fact, it’s entered the mainstream discussion of medicine and healing in a big way over the course of the last several years. As a result, more and more people are becoming interested in treatments like acupuncture. Even seniors are getting interested in so-called alternative medicine, … Continue reading Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine — Can They Really Help Seniors?

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3 Tips for Outstanding Senior Care Collaboration

What Today's Seniors Really Want

Maybe it started out simply: you were the one in the family best able to provide senior care, and you were happy to volunteer your time, as needed. And you’ve probably done a tremendous job helping out. But over time, perhaps you’ve noticed that your loved requires an increasing amount of help and assistance. Of … Continue reading 3 Tips for Outstanding Senior Care Collaboration

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The Best Board Games for Seniors and Grandchildren

These days, when people talk about “gaming,” they’re usually referring to electronic games that are played on expensive consoles, computers and mobile devices. And it’s likely that when you hear people talking about their favorite games, those individuals skew toward the younger end of the demographic spectrum. But gaming is much more all encompassing than … Continue reading The Best Board Games for Seniors and Grandchildren

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Alzheimer’s and Senior Activities — Find a Better Way to Plan

3 Big New Advances in Understanding Alzheimer's

Getting into good habits can help with planning activities for seniors, but this assumes that there is a certain level of collaboration involved. When a senior suffers from Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia, though, it can mean the loss of collaboration, placing the sole burden of planning activities upon you and other caregivers. … Continue reading Alzheimer’s and Senior Activities — Find a Better Way to Plan

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