Not Just Bingo: Fun Activities for Your Senior

As thrilling as bingo is, sometimes you’ve got to switch it up and keep things exciting. What better way to keep your loved one active and entertained than with these suggestions of crafts, outdoors games and field trips. Crafts – Arts and craft is a win-win for everyone. While many of the creative activities have […]

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Beat The Heat: Understanding The Risks of Hyperthermia

After a long winter, there is nothing more refreshing than sunny skies and warm weather. On the contrary, as temperatures rise, so does the risk of hyperthermia. Luckily, there are ways for you to prevent yourself from the harmful condition. How can you resist getting out there and enjoying the summer season? Whether you’re gardening, […]

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Coping with Long-Distance Caregiving

Majority of adults that plan to care for an aging relative live at least one or more hours away. Checking up on your loved ones can be simple but when it comes to caregiving, not knowing what’s happening with their care can be tough. The best way to support your senior in need is to […]

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Preparing for Winter Driving Tips

When the weather outside is frightful or just extremely cold, you and your loved ones want to be prepared. With winter being the most dangerous time to drive, there are some precautions you’ll want to keep in mind before heading out on the road. Get your car checked out – Warming up your car and […]

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The Importance of Properly Preparing Your Home for Colder Weather

We never know just how bad the winter weather will be, but should be prepared either way. Getting ready for the cold temperatures means more than just getting flu shots and bundling up. There are a number of preparations to consider for a safer winter. Properly Heating Your Home – If the weather is getting […]

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Top Ways to Boost Brain Health

Many people are familiar with living a “heart-healthy lifestyle”, but remembering to maintain a brain-healthy lifestyle is just as important. As the observance of National Alzheimer’s Awareness begins, there’s no better time for you and your loved one to think about what can be done to keep your brain in the best shape. Follow a […]

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Transition tips for dealing with aging parents: questions you need to ask

Adjusting to aging can be difficult for you and your loved one. In order to balance the needs of your parents and do what’s best for your own families and peace of mind, you must plan ahead. That means asking the tough questions early on in order to make long-term decisions. There are a number […]

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Cold and Flu Prevention Tips

It’s human nature – as we age, our immune systems get weaker. So, getting a cold or flu can mean more than just a trip to the pharmacy. While properly treating a cold or flu before it turns into a more serious condition such as bronchitis or pneumonia is important, prevention is key. With the […]

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How To Deal With Cholesterol

September marks the observance of National Cholesterol Awareness Month. Being heart-healthy, often times mean keeping your cholesterol low. Although cholesterol is a substance that your body needs, it’s true that too much of any one thing, can be bad for you. Detecting and treating cholesterol early is imperative. Taking action before it’s too late can […]

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Hiring a Caregiver

There’s no place like home. However, some may need to consider having the regular attention of a medical professional. By hiring a caregiver, you are able to achieve peace of mind for you and your loved one. Here is some advice for finding and hiring the right home health aide. Beginning Your Search When choosing […]

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