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Emergency Planning for Caregivers
10,000 people turn 65 each day in the United States. For the first time in American history, there are more than 50 million seniors and many of these seniors are providing unpaid care for a senior loved one or aging parent. In fact, many caregivers are facing their own personal health concerns while caring for...
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Benefits of Pet Therapy for Seniors
The companionship of a pet can be an invaluable tool bringing purpose and engagement for people of all ages, and especially for seniors. Spending time with a pet is a powerful way to combat loneliness and isolation, bringing comfort and companionship while reducing stress and promoting overall health and wellness. Learn more about pet therapy...
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Making the decision to move an aging parent into senior living begins with many questions. From realizing that it’s time to move to know your parent is ready and starting that conversation with them, the journey is fraught with emotional and important decisions. When should you begin talking to your parents about moving to a...
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10 Must Read Books for Seniors
Nothing beats a good book. Books can take us places we have never been, help us relive another time, and take us on great adventures – all without ever leaving home. Stimulating conversations across generations, bringing people of all walks of life together, books and the discussion surrounding them are powerful tools in improving the...
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The Caregiver's Guide to Stages of Dementia
Alzheimer’s disease and other common forms of dementia including vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies, and frontotemporal dementia are progressive conditions, with symptoms worsening over time as the disease progresses. Learn more about the stages of dementia and what to expect from your loved one as dementia progresses. Although the two terms are often used...
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