How Occupational Therapy Can Support Aging In Place

Home is comfortable. It is familiar. It holds memories. That is why it should come as no surprise that many seniors prefer to stay in their own homes for as … Continue reading How Occupational Therapy Can Support Aging In Place

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Not Just Physical: Recognizing Different Types of Elder Abuse

Many seniors rely on family members, friends, or caregivers to assist and support them as they age. They may need help with mobility, running errands, preparing meals, scheduling appointments, or … Continue reading Not Just Physical: Recognizing Different Types of Elder Abuse

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Senior Health: Fighting Back Against Poor Sleep

A common challenge that many seniors face is getting a good night’s sleep. As you age, you may notice that you nap more during the day, feel tired earlier at … Continue reading Senior Health: Fighting Back Against Poor Sleep

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Talking to Family and Friends About the Need for Senior Care

Caring for an aging parent can be a very rewarding job, but it can also be stressful and demanding. Balancing your own family and career with the needs of a … Continue reading Talking to Family and Friends About the Need for Senior Care

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Flu vs. COVID-19: What’s the Difference?

For years, October through May has been known as flu season, because that is the time of year when cases are the highest. But this year, another disease is out … Continue reading Flu vs. COVID-19: What’s the Difference?

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Simple Steps to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

You only have one heart, so it’s important to take good care of it. Your heart is a powerful muscle that never stops beating from the time it develops until … Continue reading Simple Steps to Reduce Risk of Heart Disease

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Overcoming Loss of Appetite with Aging

As your loved one gets older, you may notice that they appear to be losing weight or eating less than they used to. This is very common, but can still … Continue reading Overcoming Loss of Appetite with Aging

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Christmas and the In-Home Caregiver: Taking Proper Precautions

Christmas is just a few weeks away, but the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on. In an effort to keep everyone safer, including vulnerable populations such as seniors and those … Continue reading Christmas and the In-Home Caregiver: Taking Proper Precautions

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Protecting Seniors from Scams

Every single day people young and old are duped by scams that they believe are real. Scammers are skilled in knowing just what to say to make their story seem … Continue reading Protecting Seniors from Scams

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Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Finding out that your loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease can be scary. It is a progressive condition for which there is currently no cure. But the disease … Continue reading Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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