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      Get Smart: How To Improve Senior Brain Health

      Senior brain health is affected by a variety of factors. Chief among those factors is our willingness to be as proactive as...


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      Tags: Memory

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      Basil and Seniors: Meant for Each Other

      A member of the mint family, basil is one of the healthiest herbs you can grow. It's rich in vitamins A, C, and K, and the...


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      Tags: Gardening

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      3 Benefits of Validation Therapy

      Too often we treat the seniors in our life the same way we treat children. This is particularly true of those who have dementia,...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Therapy

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      3 Tips For Helping Your Senior Loved One Honor Memorial Day

      Memorial Day is a very important day for many Americans. It is a day to honor the men and women who are serving or have...


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      Tags: Holidays

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      Elderly Insomnia: Important Signs to Look For

      Seniors experience occasional sleepless nights; however, it can become a problem when it's happening more frequently and causing...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Costly End of Life Surgeries: Are They Worth It?

      It's really no secret, surgery and medical care services can be very expensive. So when it comes to doing surgery for a senior...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Finances

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      Healthy Recipes for a Nutritious Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

      Cinco de Mayo is a day of celebration associated with delicious Mexican food like nachos, tacos, rice and cheesy enchiladas....


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      Tags: Healthy Recipes

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      Weathering the Storm: Keeping Seniors Safe during Storm Season

      The safety of our beloved seniors is of utmost importance to us. Now that storm season has officially arrived, making sure our...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Natural Disasters

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      Safe Gardening Tips for Seniors

      Gardening can bring physical, mental, and even spiritual benefits to individuals of all ages. There’s just something about being...


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      Tags: Gardening

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      Theora Care: New Technology to Enhance Caregiving

      According to an AARP report, the majority of caregivers are utilizing the latest trends in technology to help with caregiving....


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      Tags: Technology

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      Dementia-Friendly Cruise: An Experience to Remember

      If you or a loved one is dealing with the early stages of Alzheimer's or dementia, then you may understand the challenges of...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Vacations for Seniors

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      Buying a New Car as a Senior

      For many, a car symbolizes freedom. A car is the ability to go anywhere you'd like at anytime you'd like. However, as a society...


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      Tags: Senior Safety