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5 Easy Costume Ideas for Seniors

Posted by Michelle Cemental on October 9, 2018

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it's time for costumes galore! If you're thinking about dressing up with a senior loved one this holiday season, try some of these great costume ideas that will have them feeling great and enjoying the season. 

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Downsizing? Here’s What to Do with Family Photos & Home Movies

Posted by Alyssa Ball on October 5, 2018

Downsizing makes sense as our loved ones get older. Finding a smaller home or reducing clutter can make it safe and easy for them to keep living independently. One of the easiest ways to reduce clutter and free up space is to digitize aging film reels, videotapes, and family photos. These often reside in bulky boxes or bins and can deteriorate if not properly preserved. 

EverPresent is devoted to saving family memories, and our certified organizers tackle this question every day. Here’s our advice.

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Movie Night: Picking Movies Seniors Will Enjoy

Posted by Alyssa Ball on October 2, 2018

Seniors loved getting lost in a good movie just as much as you do. They're an enjoyable pastime. Hosting a movie night in your home or at a senior center is fun, cheap, and easy. While we all love a good movie, the senior in your life may not necessarily have the same taste in movies as you. Luckily here are some available resources to help you choose a movie everyone will love! 

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How to Travel Comfortably and Safely as a Senior

Posted by Michael Watson on September 28, 2018

Regardless of age, travelers should always plan their journeys to ensure a safe and comfortable trip. Age shouldn’t stop someone from traveling, but intricate planning is more important to the senior traveler. Here are 7 tips to travel comfortably and safely as a senior.  

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Why Facebook is Popular with Seniors

Posted by Alyssa Ball on September 25, 2018

Social media websites are popular with millennials and younger generations, but you might be surprised to know just how many seniors are hitting the like button on sites like Facebook. In fact, seniors are now Facebook's fastest-growing group of users. With the rise of smartphones and tablets, it's no surprise that seniors are taking advantage of the services that Facebook offers. And here's why!

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Senior Safety: Learning to Fall

Posted by Alyssa Ball on September 18, 2018

Falls are the leading cause of death from injury in seniors. And once a senior falls, it's more likely that they will fall again. However, no matter what your age or fitness level, there are some strategies to reduce the risk from falling, and to lessen the severity of any injuries resulting from a fall. Here is a guide to learn how to fall safely and reduce injury. 

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Telehealth: A Modern Care Solution For Senior Independence

Posted by Michelle Cemental on September 11, 2018

Providing primary and complex care can be a challenge when caring for aging loved ones. Finding a quality solution that is cost effective and allows for independence and convenience can be a roadblock for the healthcare system and involved family members. A recent solution: telehealth servicesTelehealth is the digital communication between healthcare providers and patients used to assess, diagnose and treat from a distance. Learn more about how today's technology aids patient care. 

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5 Ways to Celebrate Grandparents Day

Posted by Alyssa Ball on September 4, 2018

Celebrating your grandparents is a beautiful thing, and there are so many ways to do it! Grandparents Day is on September 9, and it's a great time to pull out the board games and the knitting needles and pull your grandparent close. Here are 5 ways to celebrate Grandparents Day.

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Mobility and Medical Equipment for Seniors

Posted by Alyssa Ball on August 31, 2018

When a loved one is transitioning into their twilight years, it is important to identify the basic equipment they need for support and independence. There is a myriad of durable medical equipment (DME) available online, but if you're feeling a little overwhelmed and don't know where to start, let us help. Here are 3 basic DME for seniors. 

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'Smart Glasses' Could Revolutionize Daily Living for Seniors

Posted by Michael Watson on August 28, 2018

Smart glasses are an accessory that can make a senior's life much easier in a number of ways by simplifying the processes of daily living. These glasses can function as sunglasses, reading glasses, and bifocals, but they also incorporate technology to help seniors with daily reminders and alarms. Learn more about how this technology could change seniors' day-to-day activities.

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