Protecting Seniors from Scams

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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 plausible, and new schemes emerge all the time. Unfortunately, seniors are often a prime target because they may not be fully alert and aware of … Continue reading Protecting Seniors from Scams

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

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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 does not affect everyone exactly the same, and there are ways to manage symptoms to improve quality of life. Because it is a progressive disease, … Continue reading Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors Who Have It All

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The holiday season often means family get-togethers and the exchanging of gifts. Buying for kids can be easy because they love new toys, games, and books. It can be fun to find presents for family members who just got married, moved into a new house, or had a baby as well. But what do you … Continue reading Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors Who Have It All

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Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

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Flu season is in full swing, but if you haven’t already gotten your flu shot, it’s not too late. You can still get one now to help protect you during the coming months. According to the CDC, “People 65 years and older are at high risk of developing serious complications from the flu compared with … Continue reading Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

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Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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A major challenge for many seniors as they age is loneliness. Being retired can give them a lot of free time to do as they please, but when family and friends are still working, it can mean more time spent alone. Seniors may also have limited access to transportation making getting out and about harder. … Continue reading Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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