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      How Meal Preparation Services Keep Seniors Safe at Home

      For seniors, mealtime should be a positive, enjoyable, and safe experience. Unfortunately, seemingly simple tasks like grocery...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Home Care

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      INFOGRAPHIC: Preparing for Knee Replacement

      While knee replacement surgeries are widely successful, it's still important for patients to prepare for their surgery to achieve...


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      Tags: Knee replacement

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      How Seniors with COPD Can Get Better Sleep

      As we get older, getting a good night’s rest often becomes more important and more difficult. Many seniors don’t need to be told...


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      Tags: COPD

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      Strategies to Help You Say Goodbye to a Caregiver and Hello to Another

      Saying goodbye to a person with whom you share a bond is never easy. But it can be particularly difficult for a senior who must...


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      Tags: Caregivers, Home Care

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      Diseases & Conditions that Increase the Risk of Stroke

      Strokes are a serious issue for Americans, causing 1 out of every 20 deaths in the United States. With someone in the US...


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      Tags: Heart health, Stroke

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      Managing Your Incontinence with Grace and Dignity

      Are you struggling with incontinence? Perhaps you have been living with it for some time, but you're not sure what to do about...


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      Tags: Incontinence

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      INFOGRAPHIC: Stroke Timeline

      A stroke can be a scary thing for seniors and their family members. To help you be better prepared for the possibility of a...


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      Tags: Heart health, Stroke

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      Guide to the Senior Dating Scene

      The dating scene knows no age limit. As the saying goes, "You're as young as you feel!" Dating as a senior is a wonderful and...


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      Tags: Relationships

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      The True Value of a Day Trip for a Senior with Dementia

      Planning a day trip for someone living with dementia may seem like a challenge, but is well worth it for the extensive benefits...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Activities

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      8 Effective Medication Reminder Strategies for Seniors and Relatives

      Whether you are managing your own absent-mindedness or taking care of a relative, medication reminders are one of the most useful...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Is Your Senior Being Bullied?

      Believe it or not, bullying is a growing problem among seniors. As of November 2016, the U.S senior population was 50 million and...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      INFOGRAPHIC: Common Dementia Behaviors and Caregiver Strategies

      When a loved one has dementia, they may not act like themselves. The disease may cause strange behaviors that seem out of...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia