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Visiting Aging Loved Ones During the Holidays

Visiting Aging Loved Ones During the Holidays

For many, the holidays are a happy time of comfort and cheer. It’s the season for families to enjoy spending time together and celebrating traditions the generations before us have built. If… Read More

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What to Expect during Heart Attack Recovery

What to Expect during Heart Attack Recovery

A heart attack is one of the most common medical emergencies in the United States, affecting more than one million Americans every year. In fact, according to the American Heart Association, every… Read More

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Can You Slow Down the Aging Process?

Can You Slow Down the Aging Process?

Famous author Mark Twain was quoted as saying “Life could be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of 80 and gradually approach 18.” We have always sought… Read More

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Understanding the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease: Trouble with Vision and Misplacing Objects

Understanding the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease: Trouble with Vision and Misplacing Objects

In Part One, Part Two and Part Three of our series on understanding the common signs of Alzheimer’s disease, we discussed disruptive memory loss, changes in personality or mood, difficulty solving problems… Read More

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The First Day in a New Assisted Living Community

The First Day in a New Assisted Living Community

Change is difficult regardless of your age. For seniors moving to an assisted living community from a long-time home, even when they know they’ll be getting the daily help they need to thrive,… Read More

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The Role Hospice Plays in Alzheimer’s Care

The Role Hospice Plays in Alzheimer’s Care

Hospice services offer a compassionate approach to end-of-life care, allowing individuals to live as comfortably as possible throughout their final days. When a cure is not possible, instead of providing a treatment… Read More

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The Myths about Senior Falls

The Myths about Senior Falls

Contrary to popular belief, falling is not a normal part of the aging process; however, every day seniors fall! There are a variety of reasons: poor balance, loss of strength, medication side… Read More

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Pet Therapy and Dementia

Pet Therapy and Dementia

Over the years, many studies have shown the numerous ways pets improve quality of life for people, including seniors. Animals have a way of lowering our stress levels, with just 15 minutes… Read More

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The Top 10 Health Concerns for Seniors

The Top 10 Health Concerns for Seniors

According to the CDC, 41% of adults age 65 and older report that they are in good or excellent health. This is good news, considering average life expectancy is on the rise,… Read More

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The Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Poor Sleep

The Link Between Alzheimer’s Disease and Poor Sleep

Throughout our lives, it’s common for our sleeping habits to change. When we were babies, we slept as much as 18 hours every day. As we entered our teenage years, we needed… Read More

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