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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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      How You Can Celebrate Grandparents Day

      "Grandparents are our continuing tie to the near-past, to the events and beliefs and experiences that so strongly affect our...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      Celebrating Senior Citizens’ Day

      There are over 40 million adults over 65 years old in the US, and that number is expected to continue growing over the coming...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      Healthy Living Habits to Prevent a Stroke

      Strokes are the leading cause of long-term disability among seniors, but most of them can be prevented by living a healthy...


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      Tags: Senior Living, Stroke

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      How to Celebrate Your Aging Parents

      National Parents’ Day is the fourth Sunday of July each year in the US. The holiday was established in 1994 as a day when we can...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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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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      Alexa, Turn On My Bed Light
      By Jeff Salter On October 20, 2020

      Alexa, Turn On My Bed Light

      Last month I shared some thoughts on the challenges of bringing technology to seniors and the technical difficulty connecting it...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Senior Living

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      Essential Kitchen Modifications for Seniors to Remain Safe at Home 

      As seniors get older, their home may become more of a threat than a sanctuary. It can become difficult for them to get around...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      Top 10 Netflix Shows for Seniors

      Seniors tend to have a lot of spare time. Luckily, seniors today have access to great entertainment on demand—so there’s no...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      When Is the Right Time for Mom and Dad to Downsize Their Home?

      Downsizing is a personal decision for any senior. Most find that during retirement, it is easier and more enjoyable to live in a...


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      Tags: Senior Safety, Senior Living

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      Tips for Seniors to Connect During Social Distancing

      As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many seniors and their families find themselves quarantined at home. This can become a lonely...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      How to Help Mom Feel Loved for Valentine's Day

      Valentine's Day will be here before you know it, so it's a good idea to put some thought and creativity into what you do for your...


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      Tags: Senior Living