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Moving Tips for Seniors

Moving house is an event that can cause a lot of stress, especially if you’re leaving behind a home that you’ve lived in for a long time, with lots of memories attached to it. So, our senior years aren’t the best times to go through this kind of event, but it is often necessary when […]

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Dietary Supplements for Seniors

As we age, our nutrition needs change. We no longer need as many calories as we used to in order to maintain a healthy weight and fuel our bodies. As a result of this, and often due to other factors, our appetites also tend to become smaller. So, overall, we tend to eat less in […]

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How to Be More Social in Your Senior Years

One of the great things about kids is that they can just walk up to another kid in the playground and instantly make friends with them. As we get older, meeting new people and making new friends becomes a lot more difficult. We recently discussed how common and how harmful loneliness can be among seniors, […]

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How Can Technology Help You Age Independently?

Technology has been moving at an extremely fast pace over the last couple of decades. While kids seem to adopt new technology as easily as they learn to talk, it can be harder for older adults to keep up with new developments and devices. But seniors shouldn’t be resistant to change and to the fast-moving […]

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The Loneliness Epidemic Among Seniors

Humans are a social creature. Even if you’re someone who doesn’t consider themselves to be very outgoing or sociable, we still require human interaction to maintain our mental and even our physical health. Unfortunately, loneliness and social isolation are all too common among seniors, and this could be affecting their health and wellbeing. Defining loneliness […]

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Visiting Loved Ones in Assisted Living

Moving into a senior living community can be a difficult transition. Your senior parent has to move out of the house they’ve likely lived in for years, if not decades. The place they’re most comfortable in and where they have many fond memories. They may be leaving behind friends and moving further away from family. […]

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Things to Consider When Looking for an Assisted Living Facility

Have you decided that assisted living is the best choice for you, your partner, a parent, or another family member? This isn’t an easy decision to make and, after you’ve made it, you’ve then got the challenge of choosing the right senior living facility. To help you through this next stage, here are a few […]

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Home Care vs. Senior Living

When you or a loved one starts to need care, whether that’s from an illness, injury, or just the typical effects of aging, you have two main types of care to choose from. They can either continue living at home, or perhaps move into the home of a family member, and receive care there, or […]

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Assessing ADLs and IADLs

When an aging family member or someone in your care starts to need support, it can be difficult to know how much care and support they need, as well as the best way to provide them with it. Are they still able to take care of themselves on a daily basis or do you need […]

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Enriching Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients

As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, patients become less able to perform and enjoy the activities that they used to love. This is one of the consequences of the condition’s symptoms that can really impact their quality of life and everyday enjoyment. But pursuing activities and hobbies is essential for the mental health of Alzheimer’s patients, and […]