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No Joking Matter If you grew up in the 1980’s, you probably remember the old Life Alert commercials that ran incessantly during daytime TV. Before cell phones became commonplace, the Life Alert system allowed seniors to summon help by pushing a button worn around their neck. While the service was useful and technologically advanced for its time, the commercials proved memorable for an unintended reason. […]

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Aging in Place is Increasingly Popular In our last post we talked about Americans’ increasing interest in avoiding assisted living by staying in their chosen home as they get older, a concept called Aging in Place. Anticipating the physical changes that accompany aging and taking steps to address them is an important part of the process. In […]

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Cultural Changes Bring Lifestyle Changes In 2011, the first Baby Boomers turned 65, and over the next thirty years millions more will follow. Three years later, 46 million Americans were 65 or older, representing 14.5% of the overall population. According to Administration on Aging, by 2040 that number will jump to 98 million, or 21.7% […]

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Written by Alexia Severson | Published onNovember 20, 2012 New research states that older people with a positive view of getting older are more likely to recover from a serious disability.   Positive thinking will not only make you a happier person, it may also improve your overall health later in life, according to a […]

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How to Choose a Caregiver April 12, 2010 By Ryan Malone 4 Comments The title of caregiver is not as obvious as it may seem.  Caregivers can aid in eldercare on many different levels and depending on your needs their roles can provide key benefits. Benefits of caregivers Your eyes and ears: Whether you live […]

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Bullying is an increasingly common problem among seniors. While the communal-living nature of senior living communities can open the door for the formation of cliques and similar social behaviors, even seniors living in their own homes independently can be subject to bullying within their social circles…Copying with Bullying in Senior Living Communities

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One of the most difficult aspects of being a caregiver for another person is finding time to take care of your own needs. Caregiving is an unpredictable, chaotic and continuous task so it can feel impossible to create a schedule that includes time for self-nurturing and rest. Read all about how you can stay healthier…here. […]

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