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      How Seniors Can Help with Thanksgiving Dinner

      Holidays can cause a lot of stress for older adults and their families. Traditions can bring up poignant and painful memories,...


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      Tags: Holidays

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      How to Help Veterans in Your Community

      There are around 19 million veterans in the US, and, unfortunately, this number represents one of the largest underserved...


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      8 Tips to Help Seniors Enjoy Halloween

      Americans of all ages look forward to Halloween each year. Many seniors have fond memories of their own children...


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      Celebrating Older Americans Month

      May is Older Americans Month, a time dedicated to acknowledging the hard work and contributions of seniors in our communities....


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      Finding Your Former Sweetheart This Valentine's Day

      Have you ever wondered what some of your old friends are up to these days? Or a past sweetheart? With today’s technology, it is...


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      Tags: Holidays, Senior Living

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      15 Fun Holiday Activities for Seniors

      For most of us, the holidays are a magical time full of family, friends and memories. However, as we age the holidays can be...


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      Tags: Senior Activities, Holidays

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      Tips for Seniors to Tackle Thanksgiving Grocery Shopping

      Thanksgiving is an exciting and busy time of the year. Families and friends meet together to enjoy a bountiful meal, which...


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      Denture-Friendly Halloween Candy

      People of all ages enjoy Halloween — not just kids! Older adults still enjoy this spooky holiday by dressing up, passing out...


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      9 Safe Labor Day Activities for Seniors

      Labor Day is observed on the first Monday in September. It was established as a national holiday to pay tribute to the...


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      5 Tips for Celebrating Father's Day with Your Elderly Dad 

      Father's Day is a holiday when we are given the opportunity to give back to our father and grandfathers. We can show them how we...


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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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      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