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06Feb
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Brain Games for Seniors for Mental Stimulation

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Can brain games for seniors help in avoiding, postponing or at least lend a substantial hand in mitigating Alzheimer’s debilitating symptoms? While research on this remains inconclusive, more and more scientists and physicians are championing use of brain fitness games for seniors as a means to handle dementia, Alzheimer’s and other cognitive function related diseases. […]


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29Jan
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How Much Does Assisted Living and Home Care Cost in the US?

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If you’re looking for assisted living facilities, knowing the average cost of care across the country is a must. There is a constant debate between assisted living versus living at home among families when it comes to choosing the best option for taking good care of their senior loved ones. Many would argue that healthcare […]


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26Jan
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Caregiver Burnout? Here are the Top Symptoms

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According to the Caregiver Action Network, more than 65 million people provide care to an aging, disabled or chronically ill loved one in the United States. This number represents 29 percent of the entire population who spend upwards of 20 hours per week on caregiving duties. While caring for a loved one can be rewarding to […]


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22Jan
technology for seniors

Why Not? Technology For Seniors

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Studies show that learning new skills at any age can lead to improved emotional and psychological health.  For seniors, learning all the new technology available these days can seem overwhelming and confusing.  However, these fears can be eliminated with a simple demonstration from your tech-savvy caregiver or grandchild, and the benefits of embracing new technology […]


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20Jan
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The 10 Tips if your loved one has Alzheimer’s or Dementia

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Alzheimer’s disease and Dementia are progressive and degenerative diseases that impair memory, judgment, safety, and cognitive processing for new learning and behavior. 5 Million people in this the U.S. have this disease and as the population ages, that number will only increase. We find the following tips very successful ways to interact with people who […]


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18Jan
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Conversations with Seniors – Ten Things NOT to say

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Health conversations with seniors can be tricky. Knowing the right words to choose and the best tone to take can make all the difference, Here are 10 things you should NOT say to a senior when engaging in conversation. You want to help your parents or other senior loved ones enjoy a long, healthy life, but […]


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15Jan
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An easy guide on Assessing the Risks of Living Alone

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If you are concerned about the safety of a senior loved one, here’s an objective list of criteria to determine the safety of elders living alone. The following list has been published by Professors Hall, Bossen, and Specht from the University of Iowa. This can help you start to determine whether your loved one may need […]


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12Jan
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Avoid Falls – 5 Dangers That Affect Seniors Stability

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Preventing Falls is Serious for Seniors, Here are 5 Dangers That Affect Seniors’ Stability Falls are the leading cause of injury related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Numerous states and countries worldwide are now coming together to address […]


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10Jan
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Memory Loss – Senior Moment or Alzheimer’s Indicator?

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The most common symptom of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia is forgetfulness, but not all instances of memory loss or forgetfulness is a sign of the disease. So how can you tell the difference between dementia and normal memory lapses due to aging? While the differences can be subtle, there are ways of detecting it.   […]


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06Jan

Therapeutic Benefits of Cooking for Seniors with Dementia

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Meet Me in the Kitchen: There are Therapeutic Benefits of Cooking for Seniors with Dementia. If an aging loved one is faced with a memory disorder, such as Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia, they may start to withdraw. Becoming more disengaged, the affected senior may avoid social interaction or not enjoy their normal […]


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