The Importance of Creating an Advance Directive

Many people only think about end-of-life care as it pertains to getting older. However, a medical emergency could happen at any time that leaves you unconscious or unable to make … Continue reading The Importance of Creating an Advance Directive

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Sunny Days: The Importance of Vitamin D for Seniors

Did you know that your body needs vitamin D in order to absorb calcium? Calcium is essential for maintaining strong bones and teeth, therefore vitamin D is essential too, especially … Continue reading Sunny Days: The Importance of Vitamin D for Seniors

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Improving Communication When a Loved One has Aphasia

Not being able to effectively communicate can be frustrating. There are more than 2 million Americans living with aphasia, a communication disorder that can stem from a brain injury, infection, … Continue reading Improving Communication When a Loved One has Aphasia

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and a great time to go over some of the basics of this disease that affects nearly one million Americans. The more you know, the … Continue reading Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

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Adjusting to Life in Retirement

You spend your whole life improving your education, working, and saving money so that you can finally retire. But once you do reach retirement, it can be a significant life … Continue reading Adjusting to Life in Retirement

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Love Yourself: Finding Purpose in Aging

Life is full of milestones and turning points. As we get older, the things we value and that bring us joy change. What made you happy in your 20s may … Continue reading Love Yourself: Finding Purpose in Aging

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Fighting Back Against Loneliness and Social Isolation with Aging

Two major challenges that many seniors face are loneliness and social isolation. Older adults often live on their own and may not have close friends or family nearby who can … Continue reading Fighting Back Against Loneliness and Social Isolation with Aging

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The Sandwich Generation: How In-Home Care Can Help

Americans are living longer, which can be a good thing, but it also means that they may require assistance for a longer period of time. Many seniors prefer to age … Continue reading The Sandwich Generation: How In-Home Care Can Help

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Breaking Down 5 Myths About Heart Disease

only is February the time for Valentine’s Day, but it is also Heart Disease Awareness Month and American Heart Month. It’s a month for all things heart-related, and we are … Continue reading Breaking Down 5 Myths About Heart Disease

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What is the Difference Between Medical and Non-Medical In-Home Care?

When it comes to aging in place, there are a variety of resources available to provide support for seniors. However, many people are unsure about differences between services, especially when … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Medical and Non-Medical In-Home Care?

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