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      24-Hour vs Live-In Care
      By Rachelle Ehlert On September 19, 2022

      24-Hour vs Live-In Care

      If an aging loved one requires constant companionship and assistance, you may be considering around-the-clock care. Both 24-hour...


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      Tags: Home Care, Senior Living

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      4 Aspects to Consider When Choosing Senior Living

      For most families, there will come a time to explore living arrangements and other options for aging parents or loved ones. As...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      7 Reasons Why Independence Is Important for Seniors

      Age-related changes often result in a loss of independence, like the ability to maintain a routine, complete certain tasks, or...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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      7 Benefits of Multi-Generational Housing

      It is becoming more common for families to share homes with relatives — particularly for elderly parents to live with their adult...


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      Tags: Senior Living

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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