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Retirement Ideas for Seniors

Are you planning ahead for your retirement? Or maybe you’ve recently retired and are now wondering what to do with all your spare time. Retiring after decades of working can feel extremely freeing, but you may also find yourself a little lost, bored, or unfulfilled. Well, it’s time to do all those things you’ve been […]

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What are the symptoms of pneumonia?

During flu season, the potential risks and complications are even greater amidst the coronavirus pandemic, especially for seniors. One possible complication of the seasonal flu is pneumonia, and adults aged over 65 are more likely to develop this illness. To help keep you and your elderly relatives safe, it’s important that you know the signs […]

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What is Assisted Living?

Assisted living usually involves living in your own apartment within a community or facility designed for seniors. The premises will have a variety of facilities and amenities, such as a communal dining hall, spaces for clubs and social activities, and even sporting facilities. On-site care staff are there to provide care to suit the individual […]

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A Guide to Using the Internet for Seniors

Kids today have grown up with the internet and smart technology from day one, so they seem to have an almost intuitive ability to pick up any kind of technology. But older generations may still be reluctant to adopt certain technologies as they were only introduced to them much later in life. If you want […]

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Should You Get a Pet in Your Senior Years?

They say that dogs are man’s best friend, but whatever kind of domestic animal you choose as your friend, they can bring wonderful benefits and joy to your life. If you’re in your senior years, you may be debating whether or not to get a pet. There may be downsides such as not being able […]

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A Guide to Memory Care

If you’re researching care options for a loved one with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or another neurodegenerative disease, then you may find yourself bogged down with all the options and the differences between them. If you want care that’s designed to enrich the life of your loved one and provide them with the care that they need, […]

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Hearing Issues in Seniors

It’s natural for our eyesight and hearing to gradually get worse as we age, but it is still extremely worthwhile to look after them in order to keep your senses in as good a condition as possible. And if you do notice any hearing problems, it’s important to get them checked out sooner rather than […]

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Supporting Mental Health for Seniors

Looking after our mental health can be just as important as looking after our physical health. Mental health problems were long stigmatized, but it is happily becoming a subject that people are increasingly comfortable and encouraged to talk about. Still though, a lot of people struggle to talk openly about these issues, and older adults […]

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Adapting Levels of Care As You Age

As you or your older relatives age, the amount of care and support that they need may also develop over time. This is particularly the case with certain diagnoses, such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and other neurodegenerative conditions. However, it could also be down to decreased mobility from injury or arthritis, or due to a number […]

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Adapting Your Home as You Age

Aging in place is a popular option for seniors who do not need high or specialized levels of care. You may be in good health and still fully independent, or you may have an in-home carer or simply get some support from friends or family members for the needs that you do have. But even […]