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      How Seniors Can Help with Thanksgiving Dinner

      Seniors should never be left out of the equation, especially when it comes to the holidays. There are a few ways that they can...


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      Tags: Holidays

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      Fun Ways to Celebrate the Day of the Dead With Seniors

      Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a colorful Mexican holiday honoring ancestry. The holiday isn't just one day, however....


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      5 Easy Costume Ideas for Seniors

      Halloween is a fun time of year that signifies costumes galore! If you're thinking about dressing up with a senior loved one this...


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      Celebrate Father's Day with Tech Gifts for Grandpa

      Father's Day is the day to celebrate all of the important men in your life. Whether it be your father, step-father, or...


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      Tags: Holidays, Technology

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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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      Spending Super Bowl Sunday with Your Loved One

      Football fans everywhere circle the date for Super Bowl Sunday on their calendars in anticipation of a great day! What could be...


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      New Year's Resolutions for Seniors

      With the new year upon us, this is a time of year that many of us make New Year's resolutions. Choosing resolutions that are...


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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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      3 Tips for Making Halloween Senior Friendly

      Participating in Halloween is a difficult decision for some seniors. Many have fond memories of their own children...


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      Gift Ideas for Mom on Mother's Day

      With Mother's Day just around the corner, it's time to start thinking of appropriate gifts for the senior moms in your life....


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      Christmas Gifts for a Parent with Alzheimer's

      When your parent has Alzheimer's, you want to choose your Christmas gifts carefully. Not only do you want to be sure that they're...


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      Tags: Alzheimer's & Dementia, Holidays

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      Don't Let This Holiday Season Disrupt Your Senior Loved One's Routine

      It's a common belief that old people are set in their ways. However, there's a big difference between being unwilling to try new...


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      Tags: Holidays