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Every day, seniors fall victim to financial scams perpetrated by criminals from all over the world. Though the numbers are difficult to tabulate with any certainty, one financial services firm estimates that seniors could be losing up to $36.5 billion every single year. That stunning number offers just a glimpse into the scope of the […]

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Generations Home Care Continuum of Care

As we age, our care needs grow and change. What a 65-year old needs for care differs greatly from the needs of a 75-year old, which are again different from the needs of an 85 or 95-year old. It becomes a challenge, then, for older people to navigate all these different care modalities. Where do […]

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Arizona couples care

In a perfect world, each of us would transition gracefully into old age with our beloved spouses by our side. Unfortunately, our world is far from perfect. As a result, many aging couples will face significant challenges if they want to remain together as they age. For starters — whether due to age differences, disease, […]

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Live-In Caregivers with Senior Woman

As we age, it becomes harder and harder to do the things we once took for granted. Simple activities of daily living like bathing, dressing, and errands can be extremely difficult for some older people. As a result, seniors often enter assisted living facilities when they realize they can no longer fully care for themselves. […]

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Aging Parent with Adult Child

Do you remember when your parents gave you The Talk? If you’re like a lot of other people, this memory probably stirs a mixture of feelings, including horror, amusement, and a healthy dose of embarrassment — which is perfectly understandable. After all, the birds-and-the-bees can be a minefield for parents and children alike, and in many […]

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Woman standing next to man sitting in wheelchair

Our last post focused on the risks, causes, and impacts of stroke. By some estimates, nearly 800,000 Americans will experience a stroke each year — 140,000 of which will die. Those who survive, will often suffer from long-term disabilities due to damage in key parts of their brain. In fact, stroke is the leading cause […]

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Older man experience stroke-related symptoms

In just the last two months, former teen heartthrob Luke Perry and acclaimed director John Singleton died after suffering a stroke. Both men were only in their early 50’s at the time of their deaths and outwardly appeared to be in good health. While we may never know all the details, these deaths highlight the […]

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Senior woman suffering from arthritis pain rubbing her hand.

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, and in our last post we talked a bit about why the disease is so often misunderstood. The term arthritis is actually a catch-all word for more than 100 different diseases that cause some kind of joint pain. One thing all these different disease do have in common, however, […]

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Arthritis Awareness Month

Although nearly invisible to the eye, arthritis pain affects millions of Americans. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 54 million people in the United State have arthritis — 23% of all adults. In addition, the disease is the leading cause of disability among U.S. adults and is one of the five most costly conditions […]

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Preventing hip fractures Arizona

As we discussed in our last post, hip fractures can be devastating for older adults. Research reveals that one in three adults over age 50 who suffer a hip fracture will die within 12 months of the injury. In addition, older adults with hip fractures face a greatly increased risk of death for a decade […]

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