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Is a 55+ Community Right for You?

  Once you hit that point where the kids are out of the house and the home is feeling empty, it’s only natural to want to downsize to a smaller space that’s easier to manage. Many people are taking advantage

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How Does Stress Impact Alzheimer’s?

  For years, Alzheimer’s Disease has been recognized as a most insidious disease because of its ability to rob our loved ones of their mental faculties while we helplessly watch them succumb. While the causes are unknown, and no cure

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Advice for Those Aging Alone

Aging is tough, and when you’re doing it on your own, challenges seem to multiply. Aging alone is sometimes a choice, but for others it can be the result of divorce or widowhood. Regardless of the causes, there are strategies

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Does Your Senior Have an Aging in Place Plan?

If you are a senior citizen or are caring for one, then you may have heard of a new term called “Aging in Place.” Also sometimes referred to as an Aging in Place Plan, the term simply means that a

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The Keys to Aging with Grace and Dignity

  Comedian George Carlin once famously said that he wasn’t getting old, but instead, he was getting “older” because it sounded like it lasted longer.  But getting older isn’t something that you have to fear.  In fact, by taking the

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Should Your Senior Be Driving?

One of the things about getting older that many people dread is the loss of independence that comes with it.  Part of this independence is the ability to drive yourself around be it on out-of-town trips, to doctor’s appointments, or

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How to Help Your Parents While Respecting Boundaries

  It’s tough to watch our parents age. The team that was once our rock, support, guidance, and role models will at some point need help transitioning to a life where they cannot be as independent as they once were.

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Senior Citizen Abuse and How to Report It

Over recent years, the term “Elder Abuse” has increasingly become a more familiar phrase to hear in regards to our elderly loved ones. It is a very sad and disheartening reality that some seniors face later in life. It is

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How Loneliness Can Be Dangerous for the Elderly (Part 2 of 2)

In the last article, we focused on what can cause senior citizens to feel lonely and the negative impacts this can have on their overall health and lives. Loneliness is a real issue and needs to be addressed. There are

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How Loneliness Can Be Dangerous for the Elderly (Part 1 of 2)

As our loved ones age, they are faced with new experiences that often leave them feeling lonely and discouraged. The relationships that they have cherished for decades begin to pass and their circle of friends gradually gets smaller and smaller

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