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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 […]

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Funeral Pre-Planning Tips

It may not be a nice topic to think about, but it’s still an important one. Just like creating a will earlier in your adult life, it’s a good idea to make some plans or even more concrete arrangements for after you pass. Funeral pre-arrangements help to take some of the stress and pressure off […]

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Adjusting to Senior Living

We go through a lot of changes in our lives, and they can sometimes be difficult to adjust or adapt to. One big change that many people either have to make or choose to make later in life is moving into senior living. This can be difficult for some, especially if they’ve lived in the […]

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Tips for Looking After Your Brain Health

It’s natural for our memory abilities and cognitive function to decline a little as we age. But just like the rest of our bodies, there are certain things we can do throughout our lives to protect our brains and keep them in good condition, helping to slow down or even reverse the effects of aging. […]

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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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Tips for Staying Active in Your Senior Years

While we might not have the same physical prowess in our senior years as we do when we’re young adults, staying active is still an important part of maintaining good health (both physical and mental) as an older adult. What kind of activity you can do will depend on your health and mobility levels, so […]

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Having Conversations with Someone Who Has Dementia

A dementia diagnosis is not just difficult for the patient, but also for those around them. As their condition progresses, it can be hard to properly connect and engage with your loved one. As well as their memory fading, someone with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can also struggle to express themselves properly and may even […]

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Tips for Managing Caregiver Stress

Caring for a senior loved one yourself can be difficult and overwhelming, especially if you’re still working a regular job at the same time, as well as managing other responsibilities such as kids and running your own errands. As well as taking up a great deal of time, caring for a loved one can be […]

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Nutrition Tips for Seniors

What we eat can have a big impact both physically and mentally. Getting a balanced diet is something we should think about at any stage of our life, ensuring we get all the nutrients we need while still eating food that we enjoy. This often becomes more important as we age. Why is nutrition so […]