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Improving Communication When a Loved One has Aphasia

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, or neurological disorder. Seniors with conditions such as dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, or Parkinson’s disease may develop aphasia, as well as those who have experienced a … Continue reading Improving Communication When a Loved One has Aphasia

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Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

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 more alert you can be for early warning signs and the better care you can provide for loved ones with Parkinson’s. Although there is currently … Continue reading Parkinson’s Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

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Adjusting to Life in Retirement

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 change to go from the structured working world and a regular income to having a wealth of free time and limited income. A lot of … Continue reading Adjusting to Life in Retirement

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Love Yourself: Finding Purpose in Aging

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 not make you as happy in your 60s. And the older you get, the more changes you experience. Spouses, family, and friends pass away. Your … Continue reading Love Yourself: Finding Purpose in Aging

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Fighting Back Against Loneliness and Social Isolation with Aging

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 visit regularly. They may struggle with poor vision, hearing, mobility, or health which makes it harder to get out and about by themselves. In turn, … Continue reading Fighting Back Against Loneliness and Social Isolation with Aging

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