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      Is Too Much TV Bad for Seniors?

      You may have not thought about the repercussions of seniors watching too much TV; however, the negative effects are certainly...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Coordinating Senior Care with Your Extended Family

      When you have a senior loved one who is in need of regular care, your entire family often comes together to pitch in and help....


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Healthy and Easy-to-Make Sweet Treats for Seniors

      With the arrival of cooler weather and the holidays, more opportunities are on the horizon to indulge in the most forbidden of...


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      Tags: Healthy Recipes

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      Kitchen Safety for Seniors
      By Ruby Cemental On December 12, 2017

      Kitchen Safety for Seniors

      Cooking in the kitchen is not without peril, especially for older adults. It sometimes seems like there is a danger at every turn...


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      Tags: Senior Safety

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      Avoiding Holiday Scams: Advice for Caregivers

      It's an unfortunate reality that seniors are often the targets of online, telephone and mail scams. In fact, one report indicates...


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      Tags: Finances, Holidays

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      Can Sleep Apnea Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease?

      Can the amount of sleep you get impact your risk of developing Alzheimer's? Recent studies suggest that there is indeed a link...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Healthy Thanksgiving Dishes

      Gather all your friends and family around the table this Thanksgiving! As you're preparing your mouth-watering feast, make sure...


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      Tags: Healthy Recipes

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      Senior Safety while Shopping on Black Friday & Cyber Monday

      Black Friday and Cyber Monday, although not official holidays, have become a big part of the season. But what is happening on...


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      Tags: Senior Safety

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      The Hotty Toddy: Grandpa's Cure for the Common Cold

      Before we had neighborhood pharmacies and different cold medications, people relied on home treatments. They had to come up with...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Healthy Recipes

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      Best Cities For Seniors to Age in Place

      Every city has its perks, but there are some cities that are simply great locations for seniors to age in place. Here are a few...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      Noticeable Changes That May Predict Cognitive Decline

      Family, close friends, and caregivers, those who most frequently interact with your senior loved one, often are the first to...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia

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      Practical Ways To Keep Your Senior Safe From Wandering

      More than 3 out of 5 Alzheimer's and other dementia sufferers will wander. If you are a senior caregiver for someone who suffers...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia