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      Costs of Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer's or Dementia

      Not only can a diagnosis of Alzheimer's or dementia take an emotional toll on a family, but it can also take a financial toll....


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Alzheimer’s Caregiver Guide to Home Safety Devices

      Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease involves constantly worrying about hazards. Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Making Mother's Day Special for a Mom with Dementia 

      Holidays can look very different when celebrating with parents who have dementia. Mother’s Day can be a difficult holiday because...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Holidays

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      INFOGRAPHIC: Cognitive Decline in Seniors

      As the elderly age, there are different changes that may occur. Many family caregivers may wonder why these differences are...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      COVID-Safe Ways to Celebrate Easter  

      Last Easter, we were just starting to feel the effect of COVID-19 in the United States and we still felt a lot of uncertainty...


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      Tags: Holidays, Coronavirus

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      9 Home Remedies for a Sore Throat 

      Sore throats can be the result of a number of different things — screaming too loud at a concert, a bacterial infection,...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      What Are the Symptoms of a UTI in the Elderly?

      Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are pretty common infections — especially in women and older adults. In fact, over 1 in 3...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Make Valentine’s Day Special with Meal Delivery

      Valentine’s Day might be a bit different this year. Many cities around the US are still on lockdown, which makes a special date...


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      Tags: Senior Safety

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      What to Do If Your Elderly Parent Has COVID-19

      While a coronavirus vaccine is in distribution, the virus is still spreading. You and your loved ones may still be at risk of...


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      Tags: Coronavirus, Infection Control

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      15 Gifts to Get Your Grandparents for Christmas

      2020 has been a hard year, and the pandemic may be putting a damper on your holiday spirits as well. Many places are still locked...


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      Tags: Holidays, Senior Living

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      9 Tips to Staying Safe During Thanksgiving This Year

      Thanksgiving can always be a bit stressful with all of the food and décor preparations. But this year may look a little different...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Coronavirus

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      Fall Prevention Devices to Keep Seniors Walking

      If you don’t use it, you lose it! That’s why it’s so important for seniors to keep moving as long as possible. Simple movement,...


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      Tags: Fall Prevention