Category: Senior Citizens

Tips for Helping Seniors and Veterans this Independence Day

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Every July, we are given the great opportunity to reflect on all that we have to be thankful for as Americans. Independence day is a special day in the United States. We celebrate with backyard barbecues and fireworks. As we gather together with family and friends for good food and great company, have you considered… Read more »

Skilled Nursing Home Or Assisted Living: What Is The Difference?

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Does deciding which long term care option may be right for you or your loved one feel like an overwhelming task? Understanding the differences between the two main options, skilled nursing home or assisted living facility, can be a great way to help decide what makes the most sense for your circumstances and goals. A… Read more »

4 Ways to Help Your Mother Age in Place This Coming Mother’s Day and During National Elder Law Month

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Did you know that May is not only the month where Mother’s Day lands, but it is also National Elder Law Month? In honor of this special day, and special month, it can be a great time to reflect on how you can help your mom as she gets into the advanced stages of life.… Read more »

Recognizing the Importance of National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day

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On Friday, April 16, 2021, we will celebrate National Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet Day. It may not be the first thing you think of when it comes to medications, but did you know that proper disposal of unused or expired doses can be important both for human health and our environment? Medications left in… Read more »

Questions to Ask a Loved One in a Nursing Home Over the Phone

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Do you have a loved one that has been isolated in a nursing home during the Covid-19 pandemic? If so, you may primarily keep in touch with them by talking on the phone, rather than being able to spend time together face-to-face. Let us take a look at several questions you can ask your loved… Read more »

Three Tips on Helping a Loved One Deal with Memory Loss

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Are you struggling with watching your aging parent or another loved one deal with memory loss? It can be difficult. You may have looked up to your loved one and spent your life watching him or her succeed in a career and be present for the family. Memory loss can make these achievements seem like… Read more »

7 Tips for Helping Seniors Avoid Isolation During COVID-19 and Beyond

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Have you been wondering how best to help your aging parent or other senior loved ones avoid isolation during the Coronavirus pandemic? While it can be tough to be limited in your ability to visit in person, there may be many ways to maintain connection to your loved ones and encourage them to remain connected… Read more »

7 Myths Baby Boomers Should Know About Falling

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The Baby Boomer generation currently straddles the traditional retirement age of 65, with older members in the 70s and the youngest approaching 60. As Boomers continue to age, they can become increasingly susceptible to age-related health risks, including falling.  According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal injury and… Read more »